PA Electricity Rates

Educated energy shoppers in Pennsylvania are able to secure the best electricity rates through energy choice. The ability for consumers to shop and compare electricity rates has created a competitive environment that has pushed prices down and product options up. Electricity customers of the local PA utility companies PECO Energy, Pennsylvania Power & Light, Duquesne …

NJ Power Companies

Though New Jersey opened up their electricity market to choice several years ago, it is only recently that consumers have had real options when it came to shopping for competitive electric rates. Alternative New Jersey power companies are now offering electric supply service throughout the state at prices, in most cases, that are lower than …

Chicago Electric Choice

Chicago electric choice is providing lower energy prices and multiple choices for consumers living in the Commonwealth Edison electric territory, which includes Chicago and surrounding cities. Now that the Illinois electric choice market is in full swing, electricity customers living in Chicago are becoming more aware of their options and their ability to save money …

Electric Bill Savings in Illinois

Illinois electricity choice allows consumers to shop for competitive energy rates and lower their electric bills. The incumbent utility companies in Illinois (Commonwealth Edison and Ameren) continue to deliver electricity to their customers. One of the major drawbacks consumers have about shopping for competitive electricity is their loyalty and familiarity to ComEd and Ameren. Illinois …

ComEd Energy Choice

True energy choice is now available for electricity customers who are serviced by Commonwealth Edison, referred to as ComEd by many. The choices for energy customers in Chicago, and the surrounding areas of the ComEd territory, is growing as more competitive energy companies enter the market offering low electric rates with favorable terms to customers. …

About Texas Electricity Bills

The majority of Texans live in an area where the electricity market has been deregulated allowing them to shop for competitive electric rates. While some parts of Texas remain regulated, large cities such as Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville, host over three dozen energy rate plans for consumers to choose between. If …

Philadelphia Power Companies

Gone are the days when everyone living in Philadelphia was forced to buy their power from PECO Energy. 2011 has brought real choices for Philadelphia energy consumers allowing them to shop and compare electricity prices from over a dozen competitive power companies; and those power companies are offering electricity at prices that are saving customers …

CLP Alternatives

After recent power failures many energy customers in Connecticut are looking for alternative power companies to buy their electricity from after Connecticut Light & Power has been slow to respond to power outages. Because Connecticut has a deregulated electricity market, which allows customers the ability to shop and compare competitive electric rates, consumers are not …

Chicago Electricity Prices

Chicago electricity prices are falling for educated consumers thanks to Illinois’ energy choice laws that allows competition in the state’s electricity market. Consumers who are aware of the new competitive market are taking advantage by finding electric rates that are as much as 17% less than current ComEd default price to compare rates. The ComEd …

Conn Light Power

Electricity competition in Connecticut allows consumers to choose their electric supplier and shop for the lowest rates, as well as other variables that might matter to an individual such as how the power is generated and the term of the agreement. However, electricity choice in Connecticut does not allow consumers to leave their local electricity …

Find Cheap Electric Rates in Allentown

Many Allentown energy customers are surprised to learn that they do not have to buy their electricity from PP&L. Due to an energy competition act passed in the 90s, residences in Allentown are now able to choose between multiple energy companies for power supply. Many Allentown residences are unwilling to shop for low electric rates …

Houston Power

Houston power customers who have not shopped for competitive rates in a long time will find that they can lower their electric bills substantially by taking the time to compare electric prices. While Houston has one of the country’s most active electricity choice markets, many people who signed contracts in previous years have not stayed …

Lower TXU Bill

If you are looking to lower your TXU electric bill the first thing you can do is compare electric price offers in the area serviced by your specific Transmission and Distribution Service Provider (TDSP). Your TDSP is the company in charge of delivering electricity to your home and maintaining the power lines and wires. Their …

Low Electric Rates for Atlantic City Electric Customers

Atlantic City Electric customers who have not shopped for competitive rates saw their default electric rates increase by 18% on October 1. The increase is expected to stay in effect through February of 2012. Whether or not the rates will increase or decrease at that point is anyone’s guess. Electricity customers in the southern New …

Lower My ComEd Bill

Illinois electricity customers serviced by Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) now have the ability to lower their electric bills by taking advantage of the Illinois electric choice act. Consumers now have a choice of who supplies their homes and businesses with power, and competitive offers can result in substantial electricity bill savings. In the past, everyone living …

Lower My PSEG Bill

New Jersey energy customers serviced by the state regulated utility PSE&G are quickly learning that they can save money on their electric bills by choosing an alternative electricity supplier. Competition in the New Jersey energy markets continues to improve as more competitive energy companies have begun offering service in the state, resulting in an overall …

Philadelphia Power Rates set to Increase

Philadelphia consumers are about to start paying higher prices to turn on the lights after PECO Energy announced that their price to compare rates will be increasing in October. The increase will effect all PECO Energy customers who have not chosen an alternative energy company for electric supply. Customers wanting to avoid the increase and …

Chicago Electricity Rate Savings

The city of Chicago is finally experiencing the results of having a competitive electricity market, and the results are more choices and lower energy prices. Electricity choice is still a relatively new concept for most Chicagoans, but that is quickly changing as customers are switching off of the local utility default rate in record numbers. …

Lancaster Electricity Prices

Residential electricity customers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania can choose between multiple energy companies now that Pennsylvania has a full functioning deregulated electricity market. Electricity choice has given electricity consumers dozens of rate options to choose from, many of which are lower than the local utility default rates. The local electric utility company in Lancaster is PP&L. …

Best Energy Rates in Chicago

High default electricity rates have sparked competition among alternative electricity companies offering service in Chicago. Savings versus the ComEd Price to Compare rate – the default rate ComEd charges for electricity supply service to Chicago customers who have not shopped for lower rates – are up to 18%. It is not surprising that competitive electric …

Low Energy Rates in Erie PA

The city of Erie Pennsylvania and surrounding Central Pennsylvania cities are seeing an increase in electricity company offers and products. Thanks to the Pennsylvania electricity choice laws Erie citizens can choose between over 30 electricity companies to be their electricity supplier. The competition has forced electric prices down and has given consumers over 50 rate …

Compare Energy Rates in Baltimore

Energy customers in Baltimore are discovering that they now have choices when it comes to who supplies them with their electricity. Energy shopping has been increasing for customers who receive their power from the utility BG&E, which includes the city of Baltimore. Until recently, people living in Baltimore were forced to use BG&E as their …

Low Electric Rates in Bridgeport CT

Electricity consumers of Bridgeport, Connecticut are finding low electric rates that are yielding huge discounts on their electric bills. Electricity choice in Connecticut allows customers who are serviced by Connecticut Light and Power and the United Illuminating Company the ability to shop for competitive energy rates. So far 42% of the eligible customers in the …

Low Electric Rates in Newark

High electric bills have sparked competition among alternative electricity companies offering service in Newark, NJ. Savings versus the PSEG BGS rates – the default rate PSEG charges for electricity supply service to Newark customers who have not shopped for lower rates – are up to 17%. It is not surprising that competitive electric rate offers …

Best Energy Rates in Philadelphia

More and more energy customers in Philadelphia are learning that they now have choices when it comes to who provides them with electricity. Energy shopping is up throughout Pennsylvania, but specifically, the PECO energy region, which includes the city of Philadelphia, has seen a large increase in customers switching their electricity supplier. Prior to 2011, …

Shop for Electricity

The ability to shop for electricity is proving consumers with multiple energy supplier options in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, Maryland, Texas, Connecticut and New York. Taking the time to shop and compare electric rates in these states can result in huge electric bill savings. For some customers shopping for electricity means finding the lowest electricity …

Dallas Energy

Thanks to Texas Senate Bill 7 electric choice in Texas began in 2002, and since then Texas energy customers have seen more electricity purchasing options each year. Electricity customers in Dallas Texas live in one of the most competitive electricity markets in the world with over 50 rate options to choose from. Despite the mirage …

Chicago Power Companies

People living in Chicago might be surprised to learn that they have a choice when it comes to who provides them their electricity. Electric choice became law in Illinois in 1997, but not until recently have residential customers had options of electric companies to choose from. New Chicago power companies have started to enter the …

Low Electric Rates in PSEG

Electric choice is becoming ruthless for New Jersey electricity companies as competitive electricity prices continue to fall for PSEG power customers. It is hard to argue against 17% savings, which is what current (Summer 2011) low electric rates in PSEG are yielding for customers who have switched off of default rates and onto alternative electricity …

Energy Prices

Most people do not pay attention to the prices they pay for their energy when the monthly electric and natural gas bills come in the mail, but that is quickly changing in many cities across the United States. Energy price options in electricity choice states are increasing as more competitive electricity companies are entering the …

PECO in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is going through their first summer as a full functioning energy choice market. In the past, nearly all Philadelphia citizens were forced to use PECO Energy as their electricity supplier. The Pennsylvania Electricity Choice law unbundled PECO from being the sole electricity company for both generation supply and power delivery, to just the company …

Houston Energy

Electricity customers in Houston and the surrounding areas live in one of the most competitive electricity markets in the world. Thanks to Texas Senate Bill 7 electric choice in Texas began in 2002, and since then customers have seen more electricity purchasing options each year. Many Houston energy customers are paying electric rates that are …

Find Lower ComEd Rates

Electric choice has taken full effect in Illinois. The Illinois Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 provided customers with the option to shop and compare Illinois electric rates for the generation, or supply, a section of their bills. However, the electricity distribution, or delivery, continues to be performed by the local …

Low Electric Rates in PECO

Electric competition is working in the PECO territory as electricity customers who have taken the time to search for low electric rates are finding big savings. It is hard to argue against 18% savings, which is what current (Summer 2011) low electric rates in PECO are yielding for customers who have switched off of default …

New Low Electric Rate offer for PPL Homes

While PPL has been one of the most robust electric choice markets in the country since customers had their capped rates lifted in early 2010, electric shopping on the residential sector has recently slowed down due to lower than expected PPL price to compare default rates. PPL price to compare default rates are determined by …

Why Is My PPL Bill So High

If you recently got a PPL electric bill that was much higher than you were expecting you are not alone.  The PPL price to compare electric rate, the electricity supply rate given to customers who have not chosen a competitive supplier, increased by 34% for the majority of small and medium size businesses who are …

PSEG Business Electric

Many small and medium size businesses in New Jersey are still unaware of electricity choice in the state. Many that are aware of electric choice do not realize that there are savings available for customers who shop and compare electric companies. Much of the confusion in the PSEG territory revolves around a misunderstanding of how …

PPL Electric Utilities – Plan Comparison Guide

PPL Electric Utilities is one of the most popular electric utility companies in the United States. They help provide power to over 10 million customers, including both businesses and residents. PPL Electric has 100 years of experience bringing electricity to central and eastern Pennsylvania.  In this guide, you will read about the different plans available, …

Philadelphia Electric Rates Rising

Philadelphia electric rates will be increasing for all energy users this summer who are still on the PECO energy default electric rate, also known as the PECO price to compare rate.  The rate increases will mark the first time PECO energy customers will see a significant increase in their electric bills since rate caps expired …

Energy Shopping

When shopping for energy it is important that customers understand their energy bills and current energy rates.  In more mature energy choice markets like Texas, competition is in full swing and the Texas Public Utility Commission does a great job of making sure that all residential offers are apples-to-apples energy rate comparisons.  This allows electricity …

Energy Supply

In deregulated electricity markets, or electric choice markets, energy supply refers to the generation portion of energy which is the part that customers can choose an alternative energy supplier to service their home or business. When an energy market is restructured the delivery portion remains regulated.  Even though you can choose who supplies your electricity …

Energy Comparison

ElectricRate.com is the leading energy comparison site offering electricity rates for customers in deregulated energy markets. Taking the time to perform energy provider comparisons to get an energy price comparison can be a timely and agitating process.  Often the information you are looking for is not readily available on energy supplier websites, and calling their …

Baltimore Gas and Electric Choice

Baltimore Gas and Electric residential customers are getting favorable electricity rate offers.  Though Maryland has experienced electricity choice since 2004, many third party electricity suppliers delayed entering the market as state politicians repeatedly talked about re-regulating the states electricity. Now that most politicians, and more importantly most Maryland residences, are on board with electric choice, …

NJ Power

The New Jersey Power market is finally offering true electric choice to the millions of energy users throughout the state.  The Electric Deregulation and Energy Competition Act in New Jersey gave consumers the chance to purchase their electricity and natural gas from third party suppliers back in 2003.  However true electricity choice options were minimal …

Best Electric Rate for Duquesne Light

Electricity customers in southwestern Pennsylvania who are served by the utility company Duquesne Light have an opportunity to save up to 23% on their electric bills by choosing an alternative electricity company for their power generation. About one-fifth of residential power customers in the Duquesne Light area have shopped and selected a competitive electric supplier …

NJ Electric Suppliers

Over the past year electric suppliers have entered the residential market in New Jersey.  Though New Jersey deregulated their electricity market in 2003, NJ electric suppliers did not start offering service to residential customers until recently.  Electricity companies were unable to offer power prices that were lower than NJ utility default rates, causing them to …

PPL Electric Choice Rates

Many electricity customers who receive their monthly electric bill from PPL electric are still unaware of electricity choice.  The PPL electric delivery service area is one of the most active and robust electricity markets in the United States, with customers having access to dozens of offers and huge savings off of their default rates. The …

JCPL Electric Rates

JCPL, the New Jersey electricity utility owned by First Energy Corporation, is urging their customers to find lower electricity rates with competitive electricity suppliers.  Due to the New Jersey Electricity Choice and Competition Act, JCPL is no longer responsible for the electric generation for their 1,097,000 customers.  Instead, the competition act has turned JCP&L solely …

PSEG New Jersey

Energy customers of the utility company PSEG in New Jersey are able to shop for competitive electricity and natural gas rates.  Comparing electricity rates can result in big savings on the electric bill for PSEG customers.  Though the overall switch rate has been relatively slow, the fact remains that the PSEG electric bill can be …

PA Electric Companies

With the state of the Pennsylvania electricity market now in a fully deregulated and competitive mode, Pennsylvania electricity customers have many electric companies to choose from when shopping for electricity rates and products, and many things to consider when researching these companies. Residential electricity customers are more protected by the state than business customers.  PA …

New Jersey Energy

New Jersey energy customers are starting to take advantage of electricity and natural gas deregulation.  Residential customers in PSE&G, JCP&L, Atlantic City Electric, and Rockland Electric are finding lower electric rates than their utility basic generation service rates which serve as a default rate for consumers who choose not to shop for competitive rates. Due …

PECO Electricity Savings

Electric rates in the PECO energy area increased to $0.0992 cents per Kilowatt hour on January 1, 2011 when rate caps expired.  Rates are estimated to increase to $0.1014 in April and be as high as $0.1140 starting in June (source: www.peco.com) PECO competitive rates can be fixed, which locks the rate in for a …

New Jersey Electric Companies

New Jersey residential electricity customers saw true electric rate saving options in 2010.  The year 2011 will bring even more options for energy users as more electricity companies enter the New Jersey competitive electricity market. Customers of the traditional electricity utilities (PSEG, JCPL, Altantic City Electric, Rockland Electric) are getting lower electric rate options from  …

Lowest Electric Rate in PPL

As of today, the lowest fixed electric rates for PPL residential customers are: The fixed rates would lock the rate in for the term and lower the electric bill from current PPL default rates.  In 2011 PPL will adjust their residential electric default rates for residential customers twice, once on January 1 and again on …

Compare Electricity

In order to find the lowest electricity prices, it is important to compare all aspects of offers.  A common way for an energy company to sneak in an extra charge is by having a higher meter charge.  For a residential customer who uses 1,000 kilowatt hour a month, a $10 monthly meter charge is equivalent …

Electricity Prices

Electricity prices are charged based on the number of kilowatt hours that a home or business consumes.  The price range per kilowatt hour varies by your region and rate class. Energy companies can offer fixed rate products that lock in your rate for a specific period of time or variable floating rate products that fluctuate …

Energy Companies – Breaking It All Down

Most people have either an electric or gas provider for their home or business. There are several reasons why you may want to know who those suppliers are. Finding the best company can be hard, which is why below you will find information all about energy companies, how to save money on your bill, if …