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 price to compare program. But you can also choose your electric generation supplier (EGS).
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.
The Price to Compare includes the default service supply and transmission service charges.
The Duquesne Price to Compare for residential customers is 11.45¢/kWh. That rate is in effect from June 1 to November 30, 2023. You can lock in a fixed rate by shopping for an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) under the Pennsylvania customer choice program.
The Duquesne Price to Compare is 11.03¢/kWh for small commercial business customers. That rate is in effect from June 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023. These rates change twice a year, on June 1 and December 1. You can lock in a fixed rate plan by shopping for an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS).
Best Residential Electricity Rates in Duquesne Light from EGS Suppliers
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 14||14||10.29 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 12 Month Fixed||12||10.29 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 10 Month Fixed||10||10.29 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 18 Month Fixed||18||10.49 ¢|
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 12||12||10.89 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 12||12||11.38 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 24||24||11.80 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 36||36||12.34 ¢|
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Price to Compare Current and Historic Rates – Duquesne Light Rate Class RS – Residential Service
The Price to Compare updates twice a year with market prices on June 1st and December 1st. The current rate in the table below is what you would pay for electricity if you stay with the utility as your default electricity supplier. The chart illustrates increasing energy costs for residential electric service in the past year.
|Effective Date||Price to Compare|
|December 1, 2023 - May 31, 2024||10.46¢|
|June 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023||11.45¢|
|December 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023||11.25¢|
|June 1, 2022 - November 30, 2022||9.36¢|
|December 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022||7.98¢|
|June 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021||7.41¢|
|December 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021||7.07¢|
|June 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020||7.11¢|
|December 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020||7.11¢|
|June 1, 2019 - November 30, 2019||7.10¢|
|December 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019||7.41¢|
|June 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018||7.45¢|
|December 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018||7.96¢|
|June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017||7.51¢|
Duquesne Light Residential Price to Compare Historic Rate Chart
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.