Penn Power is one of the smaller utilities in Pennsylvania, serving just 160,000 customers. They are owned by FirstEnergy Corporation, which also operates 3 other utilities in Pennsylvania: Met-Ed, Penelec and West Penn Power.
If Penn Power is your electricity company, you can purchase power from them or use your electric choice and select an electricity supplier.
Areas Served by Penn Power
Penn Power is the utility company for Mercer and Lawrence County, and parts of Beaver, Butler and Crawford County.
Shop for Electricity Rates in Penn Power
Penn Power is part of Pennsylvania customer choice. That means electricity is deregulated in your area.
You can get your electricity supply from Penn Power. Or you can shop for an electric generation supplier (EGS) that’s licensed by the PA Public Utility Commission.
No matter who who you buy power from, Penn Power remains your utility company. They deliver the power to your home, respond in an emergency and send your bill.
Penn Power offers a standard rate for electricity called the Price to Compare. This price changes quarterly and it’s based on the current market rate on electricity.
Or you can shop for a supply rate from an EGS. These suppliers often have rates below the utility. And they can offer you a secure fixed rate plan.
Suppliers can often give you a rate that’s lower than the current price to compare. You can also lock in a rate for a predetermined length of time depending on the contract term you select with an EGS. That’s why it pays to shop and save on your electricity bill.
The Penn Power’s Price to Compare for residential customers is 10.556¢/kWh. That rate is in effect from September 1 to November 30, 2023. The Price to Compare changes quarterly. You can lock in a fixed rate by shopping for an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) under the Pennsylvania customer choice program.
The Penn Power’s commercial Price to Compare is 12.89¢/kWh. That rate is in effect from September 1 to November 30, 2023. The Price to Compare changes quarterly. You can lock in a fixed rate by shopping for an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) under the Pennsylvania customer choice program.
Best EGS Electricity Supply Rates in Penn Power
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 14||14||9.69 ¢||Details|
|Public Power Electric 12 Month Fixed||12||9.79 ¢||Details|
|Public Power Electric 10 Month Fixed||10||9.89 ¢||Details|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 12||12||10.00 ¢||Details|
|Public Power Electric 18 Month Fixed||18||10.09 ¢||Details|
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 12||12||10.29 ¢||Details|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 24||24||10.39 ¢||Details|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 36||36||10.70 ¢||Details|
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Penn Power Current and Historic Price to Compare Rate RS – Regular Residential Service
Penn Power’s Price to Compare updates quarterly with market prices in March, June, September, and December. The current rate in the table below is what you would pay for electricity if you stay with this utility as your default electricity supplier. The chart illustrates increasing energy costs for residential electric service in recent quarters.
|Effective Date||Price to Compare|
|December 1, 2023 - February 28, 2024||11.231¢|
|September 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023||10.556¢|
|June 1, 2023 - August 31, 2023||10.556¢|
|March 1, 2023 - May 31, 2023||10.439¢|
|December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023||10.511¢|
|September 1, 2022 - November 30, 2022||10.348¢|
|June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022||8.694¢|
|March 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022||7.082¢|
|December 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022||7.593¢|
|September 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021||7.657¢|
|June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021||7.195¢|
|March 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021||5.721¢|
|December 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021||6.435¢|
|September 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020||6.447¢|
Power Outage – Who to Call
If you have a power outage, you’ll contact your utility company for assistance. Report a power outage online, which is the preferred method. You may also call them at 888-544-4877.