Pennsylvanians will see a change in their electric bills starting in June

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By Ashley Adams

May 29, 2024

All Pennsylvania regulated electric companies are adjusting their rates starting June 1, with most lowering their rates and only one increasing them.

With summer just around the corner and temperatures starting to rise, Pennsylvanians can feel a little better about turning up the air conditioning as most electric companies in the state will be dropping their rates slightly

According to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), residents in the state should expect to see changes to their electric bills starting next month.

All Pennsylvania regulated electric companies are adjusting their Prices to Compare (PTC) for residential and small business non-shopping customers, the PUC said. The rate changes will take effect June 1. The PTC is the price per kilowatt hour (kWh) the electric company charges its customers.

The PTC averages 40% to 60% of the customer’s total utility bill. Below is a list of the rate changes:

  • Citizens’ Electric: from 9.869 to 8.089 cents per kWh (down 18%)
  • Duquesne Light: from 10.46 to 10.37 cents per kWh (down .9%)
  • Met-Ed: from 11.306 to 10.404 cents per kWh (down 8%)
  • PECO: from 9.425 cents to 9.276 cents per kWh (down 1.6%)
  • Penelec: from 10.607 to 9.744 cents per kWh (down 8.1%)
  • Penn Power: from 11.231 to 10.389 cents per kWh (down 7.5%)
  • Pike County: from 8.1852 to 8.0590 cents per kWh (down 1.5%)
  • PPL: from 11.028 to 10.04 cents per kWh (down 8.9%)
  • UGI: from 9.978 to 10.525 cents per kWh (up 5.5%)
  • Wellsboro Electric: from 9.206 to 8.132 cents per kWh (down 11.7%)
  • West Penn Power: from 10.001 to 8.787 cents per kWh (down 12.1%)

Customers are encouraged to evaluate their energy options to potentially save money. To learn about managing energy costs, visit the PUC’s official electric shopping website.

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  • Ashley Adams

    In her 16 years in the communications industry, Ashley Adams has worn many hats, including news reporter, public relations writer, marketing specialist, copy editor and technical writer. Ashley grew up in Berks County and has since returned to her roots to raise her three children.

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