OPPD fee hikes hurt low-income, low energy users and conservationists, OWH analysis confirms

  • The average OPPD residential customer, one using about 850 kilowatt hours per month of electricity, is paying about $0.32 less a month.

  • But customers using less power than average, those using about 500 kilowatt hours per month, are paying $7.69 more, up roughly 12 percent.

  • And homeowners and renters using above-average power, those using about 1,200 kilowatt hours per month, are paying about $7.95 less, down roughly 6 percent.