Back to All Locations

Pennsylvania Electricity Rates Hero Image

Wilkes-Barre Electricity Rates

About a 30-minute drive southeast of Scranton, PA, Wilkes-Barre is located right in the middle of the Wyoming Valley. At 40,000 residents, it is the second-largest city in Luzerne County.

If you’re a Wilkes-Barre resident, you have Energy Choice, or the ability to choose your electricity provider. If you take advantage of this, you can save big on your electricity bill. To help, lets you compare electricity rates, switch providers and save on your PPL electric bill. Enter your ZIP code above to get started.

Get The Best Wilkes-Barre Electricity Rates

PPL Electric Utilities serves the Wilkes-Barre area. Check out some of the best plans available below:

Utility: PPL Electric
Price to Compare: 7.28¢ / kWh
Plan Term & Rate per kWh


6 Month Home Power Plan

6 months
Starion Energy

Starion Energy

EcoGreen Secure

12 months

Rates Updated: 9/27/2020 at 8:00 AM EST.

For all rates in your area, find the free Rate Comparison Tool at the top of the page and enter your ZIP Code.

How to Compare Wilkes-Barre Electricity Rates makes it easier than ever to find the best Wilkes-Barre electricity rates. With the Rate Comparison Tool, you can compare multiple electricity providers and plans side by side, and switch in minutes. All you have to do is follow this simple three-step process.

How to Compare Wilkes Barre Electricity Rates
  1. Enter your ZIP Code – Enter your ZIP code at the top of this page to see providers and plans in Wilkes-Barre.
  2. Compare electricity providers – Compare plans by looking at each plan’s electricity supply rate and length.
  3. Switch electricity providers – After finding the best plan for you, select it, fill out the necessary information and switch.

Your new provider takes care of the rest and your new plan comes into effect within one to two billing cycles. PPL is still your utility, so it still delivers your electricity and bills you. The only things that change are your electricity provider and plan.

How To Find The Best Wilkes-Barre Electricity Plan For You

Consider the following when switching providers in Wilkes-Barre:

Electricity Supply Rate – This rate is the cost of your electricity supply by the kilowatt-hour. Use your electricity supply rate to compare electricity plans. It’s listed on your electricity bill.

Electricity Plan Type – There are many types of electricity plans out there. offers fixed-rate plans. Among these fixed-rate plans, there are plans with incentives (like smart home systems) and plans sourced from 100% renewable energy.

Electricity Plan Length – On, the plan length shows how long your electricity rate is locked in. A plan’s length can range anywhere from 6 months to 3 years.

Wilkes-Barre Energy Choice

Electric Choice in Pennsylvania became available to Wilkes-Barre residents after Pennsylvania deregulated its electricity market in 1996. After this, electricity consumers now had the option to pick their own electricity provider, forcing electricity providers to compete.

Because of this, Wilkes-Barre electricity consumers have more control over their electricity. They can choose a plan with renewable energy if they would like. To save as much as possible, they can lock in a low electricity rate for years. The choice is theirs.

Wilkes-Barre Business Electricity Rates

If you own a business in Wilkes-Barre, you may be missing out on huge electricity savings if you’re not taking advantage of Energy Choice. Businesses generally use more electricity than households. Because of this, businesses can qualify for extremely low electricity rates.

With the help of an energy advisor, you can get an electricity plan designed for your business. That could include customized rates, energy bill optimization and more!

To get started, complete the business quote request form on the business electricity rates page.

Shop Rates in Other PA Cities

To learn more about Pennsylvania electricity, visit our comprehensive guide to Pennsylvania Electricity Rates.