Electric

Middletown is one of 35 municipalities in Pennsylvania that own and operate their own electric distribution system. The Borough purchases electricity wholesale and provides retail service to all businesses and residences in the Borough.

Rates

Service fee – All customers pay a base service fee of $10.91 per month

Power Cost:

  • Residential — 11.6 cents ($0.116) per kilowatt hour (kwh)
  • Commercial/Industrial — 10.6 cents ($0.106) per kwh, plus demand charges

Establishing Service

Customers must come into the Borough Finance Office at 60 West Emaus Street to establish electrical service. Service cannot be established over the phone. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

In order to establish an account, customers must provide a photo ID, their Social Security number, and proof of occupancy for the address where service will be provided.

All new customers will be required to pay a security deposit of between $50 and $200, depending on their credit score. The security deposit must be paid prior to service being turned on.

There is also a $75 connection fee. The connection fee can be deferred to the first monthly bill.

Please note, prior customers with outstanding balances from previous accounts must pay that balance prior to service being connected.

Payment

Borough utility bills may be paid in person during normal business hours. For your convenience, a drop box is also available 24/7 in the parking lot at the rear of Borough Hall. The drop box is for Borough utility bills (electric, trash) ONLY.