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Duquesne Light Company

The Duquesne Light Company is an electric utility in Pennsylvania. If you didn’t already know, in PA you can choose your energy supplier to provide you a set electric rate on your bill and in turn, budget your expenses better. Learn about Duquesne Light and how EnergyPricing.com can help you reduce your rate.

About Duquesne Light

Duquesne Light Company (DLC) serves 817 square miles in southwestern Pennsylvania, and provides power to nearly 600,000 customers.

Between 2010 and 2020, they invested $2.6 billion in infrastructure and power lines. Responsible for Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, DLC has five service centers to handle their customers.

What’s the Difference Between Duquesne Light and a Supplier?

Duquesne Light is a utility in the Pittsburgh area. As such, they are in charge of your distribution needs. Meaning, they ensure your power is at your home or business exactly when you need it. Suppliers, also known as ESCO’s (Energy Services Company) in PA, provide the electric that Duquesne Light sends to your business or home. Since Pennsylvania has a deregulated energy market, utility customers have the right to choose their energy supplier and try to reduce their energy costs.

If you live in Duquesne Light’s service territory, they’ll take care of any power line maintenance and respond to outages, regardless of who supplies your electric. Your supplier agreement will set the rate you pay for your power but there will still be a charge for your utility getting the power to you.

Pennsylvania requires Duquesne Light to provide a default rate when users do not choose a supplier. These rates are called the Price to Compare (PTC), and they’re measured per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

In Duquesne Light, the current residential service (RS rate class) PTC is $0.0741/kWh (effective as of 9/1/2021 and subject to change). For commercial GS rate class, the price to compare is $0.0644/kWh (effective as of 9/1/2021 and subject to change). For commercial rate classes using over 100 kW in demand, they are likely on real-time pricing with the utility and ineligible for a default price to compare rate.

 

Duquesne Light Service Territory

Duquesne Light Company operates in Beaver and Allegheny counties, serving homes and businesses in Pittsburgh and surrounding cities. Locations include:

Pittsburgh     Aliquippa     Beaver     Monaca     Economy     Dormont    Homestead

Explore our current rates in Duquesne Light’s service territory.

Get a Low Electricity Rate With Our Reverse Auction

Your PTC from Duquesne Light may not be getting you the maximum savings on your energy costs. There are advantages to searching for your own supplier and choosing a contract that fits your property. If your business uses a significant amount of energy, it may be in your best interest to use our custom price tool. At EnergyPricing.com, our transparent reverse auctions give you the confidence to choose a supplier with a low rate no matter what your needs are.

In this system, we bring together suppliers in our network to bid against each other for your business. During the auction, you will get to login and view these bids in real time. At the end of the auction, there will be a list of suppliers and rates to choose from. With the help of our energy experts, you can easily review the offers and choose the best option for your company.

Simplified Ways to Switch.

No matter how you choose to switch, we’ve got options.

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