Compare Electricity Rates in Duquesne Light Area

  • Written By: Rebecca Bridges

  • Duquesne Light Company (DLC) is the electric utility in southwestern Pennsylvania, serving 600,000 customers. If Duquesne is your utility, you can purchase power from them, or you can choose from a competitive retail electric supplier.

    Areas Served by Duquesne Light Company

    Duquesne Light it your electric utility company if you live in Pittsburgh, or parts of Alleghany County and Beaver County.

    Their role is to deliver power to your home. They manage the poles and wires, read your meter, issue your bill and provide customer service.

    They can provide your electricity supply under their standard rate program. But you can also choose your electric generation supplier (EGS). Compare PA electric supplier rates vs. Duquesne price to compare.

    Duquesne Electricity Rates – Compare Supplier Rates

    Duquesne Light’s residential Price to Compare for the generation supply portion of your bill is 10.46¢/kWh from December 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024. Compare that to the supplier rates below.
    Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
    Public Power Electric 7 Month Fixed 7 9.99 ¢
    Public Power Electric 12 Month Fixed 12 10.39 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 12 12 10.49 ¢
    XOOM Energy Sure Lock 12 12 10.49 ¢
    Public Power Electric 15 Month Fixed 15 10.69 ¢
    Constellation 12 Month Home Power Plan 12 10.89 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 9 9 11.19 ¢
    Constellation 24 Month Home Power Plan 24 11.89 ¢

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    Shop for Electricity Rates in Duquesne

    Duquesne is part of Pennsylvania customer choice. Thanks to deregulation, you can shop for an electricity supplier for your home or business.

    Regardless of whether you get your supply from Duquesne or a supplier, the utility will still deliver the power to your home, respond in an emergency and send your bill.

    If you choose the utility price to compare rate, your price will change twice a year, in December and June.

    But, when you select an electric generation supplier, you typically can lock in a competitive rate that gives you price certainty for a certain contract term that you select.

    Duquesne Price to Compare – Current & Historical Prices

    The Price to Compare updates twice a year with market prices on June 1st and December 1st. The current rate in the table below (Rate Class RS) is what you would pay for electricity if you stay with the utility as your default electricity supplier.

    Effective DatePrice to Compare
    December 1, 2023 - May 31, 202410.46¢
    June 1, 2023 - November 30, 202311.45¢
    December 1, 2022 - May 31, 202311.25¢
    June 1, 2022 - November 30, 20229.36¢
    December 1, 2021 - May 31, 20227.98¢
    June 1, 2021 - November 30, 20217.41¢
    December 1, 2020 - May 31, 20217.07¢
    June 1, 2020 - November 30, 20207.11¢
    December 1, 2019 - May 31, 20207.11¢
    June 1, 2019 - November 30, 20197.10¢
    December 1, 2018 - May 31, 20197.41¢
    June 1, 2018 - November 30, 20187.45¢
    December 1, 2017 - May 31, 20187.96¢
    June 1, 2017 - November 30, 20177.51¢

    The chart makes it easy to see that you’ve had increasing energy costs for residential electric service in the past year. That’s why it’s important to compare supplier rates and secure a fixed rate plan.

    Power Outage – Who to Call

    If you have a power outage, you’ll contact your utility company for assistance. Report your power outage online, which is the preferred method. You may also call them at 412-393-7000.

    About Rebecca Bridges

    Rebecca Bridges has worked in deregulated energy markets since 2001. As chief marketing officer for ElectricityPlans, she focuses on helping consumers save on their electricity bills and find the best electricity plans. Outside of work, Rebecca uses her marketing experience to support dog rescue and can often be found hiking or biking local trails.

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