Duquesne Price to Compare Electricity Service Rates in PA



Duquesne Light has filed new default service rates for small Commercial and Industrial customers (< 25 kW) and medium Commercial and Industrial customers (25-300 kW) effective June 1, 2012.  For Rate Schedule GS/GM and GMH customers with demand less than 25 kW per month, the Supply Charge will be 4.5826 cents per kWh through May 31, 2013, versus the current 5.6953 cents per kWh.  For Rate Schedule GS/GM and GMH customers with demand from 25 kW to 300 kW per month, the Supply Charge  will also will be 4.6480 cents per kWh through November 30, 2012, versus the current 5.4684 cents per kWh.

The Supply Charges do not include transmission service within Duquesne’s zone or ancillary services, which are also bypassable and reflected in the Transmission Service Charge.

You should determine which rate class you fall under by looking at your utility bill, and compare your current charges to what Duquesne has posted for the coming period.

Penelec has also posted new prices to compare for the period of June 1, 2012 through August 31, 2012.  The figures below, which were posted on the Penelec website, reflect a State Tax Adjustment Surcharge (STAS) of –0.28%.

Penelec Prices to Compare effective June 1, 2012 are as follows:

Residential (RS): 6.303 cents per kWh

Residential Time-of-Day (RT): 6.303 cents per kWh

General Secondary – Non Demand Metered (GS-Small): 6.399 cents per kWh

General Secondary – Volunteer Fire Company: 6.303 cents per kWh

General Secondary – Volunteer Fire Company Time of Day: 6.303 cents per kWh

General Secondary – Demand Metered (GS-Medium): 6.399 cents per kWh

All-Electric School, Church or Hospital (H): 6.399 cents per kWh

Consulting a professional energy broker can protect your company from a volatile energy market and save you money on your utility expenses.  To learn more contact us via email or call 800-454-0027 x150.

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