Pennsylvania

Alternative Power Companies in Pennsylvania

October 27, 2011

While electricity shopping has increased throughout the year in Pennsylvania, an abundance of confusion remains on the finer points of Pennsylvania’s deregulated electricity choice market. One of the biggest subjects of confusion is the new role of the incumbent utility companies – PECO Energy, Pennsylvania Power and Light, Met-Ed, Duquesne Light, and more. Prior to […]

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Fall 2011 Energy Rates Increase for PECO Customers

September 19, 2011

Electric rates for customers in the PECO territory are increasing for consumers who have elected not to shop for competitive energy prices. These default rate paying electric customers will see the PECO price to compare raise about 5% on October 1. The price to compare rates are regulated by the Pennsylvania Utility Commission and are […]

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Allentown Energy Rates

August 18, 2011

Businesses and households in Allentown Pennsylvania have several electricity companies to choose from now that the state of Pennsylvania has been deregulated. Energy choice has given electricity consumers dozens of rate options to choose from, many of which are lower than the local utility default rates. While citizens of Allentown have choices of who to […]

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Patriot Energy Alert

June 20, 2011

Patriot Energy is an electricity brokering company.  They are currently offering electricity contracts to businesses in Pennsylvania with deceptive language that could cost your business thousands of extra billing expenses. First, it is important to understand that electricity brokers should not be involved in the practice of offering their own electricity contracts.  The practice of […]

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PPL Electric Rates on the Rise for Businesses

May 31, 2011

On June 1, generation electricity rates will increase by 33.4% for over 100,000 businesses who are serviced by the central Pennsylvania utility company PPL (Pennsylvania Power and Light).  Business customers who have not done their electric shopping and have taken the time to compare electric suppliers will see their generation supply rates increase as the […]

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PECO Summer Electric Rates

May 17, 2011

PECO electricity customers will see an increase on their electric bills on June 1, followed by another increase on July 1.  Households who receive their electric bills from PECO, an electric utility company who serves most of Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, will be raising their electric rates for customer who are paying the default […]

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Business Electricity Companies

May 12, 2011

New energy choice markets in the northeast (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut) as well as existing deregulated areas such as Texas and Illnois are making some business electricity companies household names as the battle for market share has heated up. Electricity companies who offer electric service to commercial and industrial clients buy power commitments in […]

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PECO Electrical Energy

May 11, 2011

Customers of the Pennsylvania electric utility PECO energy will want to shop and compare electric rates very soon in order to prevent a large energy bill spike this summer.  With gas prices already on the rise and  expected to continue to increase, it is imperative to the personal finance of these energy customers to find […]

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Electric Choice Provides Summer Savings in PPL

April 24, 2011

Small businesses serviced by the utility PPL in central Pennsylvania will see their electric rates increase by 33% on June 1, 2011.  The current default electric rate of 9.766 will increase to 13.028. Business customers who have participated in the PA electric choice program will not be effected by the electric rate increase.  The higher […]

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PPL Home Electric Rates

March 30, 2011

Though residential electric rates lowered in 2011 for PPL electric customers, the lowest electricity rates in the PPL territory are being offered by competitive electric companies.  The PPL area contains about 1.2 million residential electricity customers in central Pennsylvania.  The majority of these customers are paying the default rate for their electric generation service known […]

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