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What is Duquesne Light Company?
Duquesne Light Company is a Pennsylvania transmission and delivery utility that serves almost 600,000 customers in the Pittsburgh Metro area. Its service area encompasses 817 square miles in Allegheny and Beaver counties, including areas such as Edison, McKeesport, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh and Preble.
Compare competitive supply rates with Duquesne Light rates
Living in an area in Pennsylvania with energy choice puts the power to choose electricity in your hands. By shopping around and comparing options with competitive light companies, you may save money and find a plan that's a better fit with your lifestyle. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approves Duquesne Light rates, but that does not guarantee that the supply rates will be the lowest on the market. Also, the utility's plan does not offer many options. If you want to ensure that your electric supply rates are the lowest available, you should shop around and compare your energy supply options.
Who to call if you're working near underground power and gas lines
Some electrical lines are buried beneath the surface within the Duquesne Light Company service area. This helps maintain less visual obstruction for residents and helps prevent many ice-related emergencies during colder months.
If you're digging or working near utility facilities, or if you want to make sure you're not working near a buried power line, you will need to call the PA One Call system at 1-800-242-1776. Simply identify the tag number on the nearest utility pole, transformer or vault cover.
Call Duquesne Light Company to report a power loss
If you're a resident or business energy customer in the Duquesne Light Company service area and experience a power outage, report it to the utility immediately. Even if an alternative supplier provides your home or business with electricity supply, call Duquesne Light Company. Always report power outages to the utility, as they maintain and operate the power lines and are responsible for resolving emergencies.
- Area served: Western Pennsylvania
- Power outage number: 1-412-393-7000
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