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Location: Allentown, PA

Allentown is Pennsylvanias 3rd most populous city and the 231st largest city in the US. It has a population of 118,032 as of the 2010 census. It is located on the east side of the state on the Lehigh River. Allentown residents have been able to switch of their utility to a retail energy provider ever since the state passed the Electric Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act of 1996. This allowed for open competition in the state between the utility and retail energy providers. The goal was that by allowing competition, it would drive down electricity rates for the consumers. Below is more information on the Allentown energy profile.

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Usage for Allentown, Pennsylvania

Monthly average household energy usage in PA compared to the national average.

Rates for Allentown, Pennsylvania

Home and business owners in Allentown, PA have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Your Price to Compare: 7.59¢
Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
6.49¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
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Constellation

6 Month Home Power Plan

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Best Green
Rate per kWh
7.29¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
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Constellation

24 Month Green Home Power Plan

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
7.41¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

TriEagle

Eagle 24

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
7.41¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
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TriEagle

Eagle 12

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
7.45¢
Plan Length
36 mo.
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TriEagle

Eagle 36

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Solar Score for Allentown, PA

Allentown, PA Solar Score: 50

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Allentown, PA

Pennsylvania produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • PA is the leading producer of coal, natural gas, electricity petroleum in the US
  • Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest energy producing state in the US
  • About 4% of the energy produced in PA comes from renewable energy sources that include hydroelectric, wind, biomass and solar
  • Pennsylvania’s gross domestic product ranked sixth among the states in 2017

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