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Met Ed Formerly GPU Energy Electric Utility Area Footprint

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 | Permalink

In the GPU Energy electric utility area now known as Met-Ed you have several retail electricity companies available to offer electricity service to both homes and commercial and industrial businesses in Pennsylvania.

GPU Electric Utility will still be sending electricity over the poles and wires to your home and business and it is up to them to make sure it gets to your home without a hitch and efficiently.

GPU Energy now known as Met-Ed is always looking for ways to offer electric service with smaller transmission fees associated with it due to line losses and congestion fees.

These charges when reduced offer savings to both GPU Energy and the energy consumer in Pennsylvania.

There are additional ways to save on electricity costs in the Met Ed electric utility area. You can compare several retail electricity suppliers in this area that offer both commercial and residential electric service.

Below is a list of some of the energy providers in this area. If you would prefer we can put your commercial or industrial business electricity usage out to bid to these electricity suppliers in a reverse auction process.

The electric companies bid on your businesses electricity account in a reverse auction that brings down the rate until the bottom dollar quote is received from each electric provider.

We facilitate the downward progression in the price of these rate quotes through this reverse auction. When all rates have been bid and are in we create a proposal and send this over in an email.

Our energy consultants go over this Pennsylvania electricity rate proposal to assist in getting you with the right electric company and rate plan based on how your business uses their electricity.

List of Electric Generation Suppliers also known as Retail electricity companies in the Met Ed Footprint

Affiliated Power Purchasers, Inc. (APPI) Electric Company
1-800-520-6685
224 Phillip Morris Drive Ste. 402
Salisbury, MD 21804

Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC Electric Supplier
1-888-321-ALLEGHENY/1-888-321-2553
800 Cabin Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

Constellation NewEnergy Inc. Electricity Supplier
410-470-1927
100 Constellation Way
Suite 1200C
Baltimore, MD 21202

FirstEnergy Solutions Energy Co
Residential: 877-524-7283 Commerical: 800-977-0500
341 White Pond Drive B3
Akron, OH 44320

OnDemand Energy Solutions Electricity Provider
412-299-8900
300 Corporate Drive, Suite 130 P.O. Box 869
Moon Township, PA 15108

Pepco Energy Services Electricity Supplier
1-800-ENERGY-9
1300 North 17th Street, Ste. 1600
Arlington, VA 22209

PPL EnergyPlus, LLC Electric Company
1-888-289-7693(comm.)/1-877-375-8726(indust.)
P.O. Box 25225
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002

Richards’ Energy Group Electricity Company
717-898-6330
3901 Nolt Road-Bldg #1
Landisville, PA 17538

Select Energy, Inc. Electricity Supplier
1-888-810-5678
107 Selden Street
Berlin, CT 06037

Direct Energy Electric Provider
1-888-925-9114
Liberty Center
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources Electricity Supplier
(866) 999-8374 (Toll Free)
1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77056

UGI Energy Services, Inc.
610-373-7999 / 800-427-8545
Suite 2C01
1 Meridian Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Usource, L.L.C.
888-686-4845
325 West Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Premier Power Solutions LLC
724-458-5600
107 Breckenridge Street
Grove City, PA 16127

Sempra Energy Solutions LLC
1-877-2SEMPRA
401 West A Street
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101

Taylor Consulting and Contracting LLC
570-414-0880 or 877-237-9936; Fax 570-414-0884
625 Main Street
Avoca, PA 18641

Gexa Energy Pennsylvania LLC
866-961-9399
20 Greenway Plaza, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77046

UtiliTech Inc.
610-777-3200
3020 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609

Commercial Utility Consultants Inc.
1-800-296-2821
1556 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, PA 19380

Chrislynn Energy Services Inc.
412-431-1553
301 Applridge Court
Gibsonia, PA 15044

Energy Choice Solutions
484-885-8345
913 Shenandoah Lane
West Chester, PA 19380

HRNEnergy
973-822-2310
201 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Utility Rates Analysts
717-648-6239
220 South 17th Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Palmco Power PA LLC
1-877-726-5862
1350 60 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

Secure Energy Solutions
800-655-9818
12 Somers Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Paragon Advisors LLC-Energy Management Solutions
203-245-9131
170 Boston Post Road
Suite 105
Madison, CT 06443

Energy Management Resources (EMR)
800-657-9952
1536 NE 96th Street
Liberty, MO 64068

Northeast Energy Partners LLC
860-768-1922
174 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082

Duquesne Light Company Electric Utility Area of Pennsylvania

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Duquesne Light Company is an electric utility area in Pennsylvania that makes sure your home or business gets the electricity it requires through reliable transmission over power lines with minimal loss due to line losses and congestion.

A part of the cost of your electric rate is the transmission fees to get your power over those poles and wires you see going from house to house and from business to business.

Some Pennsylvania businesses that are large commercial and industrial facilities can have special arrangements made with the electric utility company to provide some of their own power transmission and production capacity. In these circumstances the cost to generate and transmit electricity to a large Pennsylvania business can cost less than with a smaller business.

There are however additional ways to save on a Pennsylvania electricity bill without being a very large industrial customer. You can shop and compare prices from multiple Pennsylvania electricity companies.

Multiple competitive retail electric suppliers have setup shop in PA to offer competitive rates that sometimes beat the old monopoly electric utilities.

Below is a list of the retail electricity companies offering prices to compare in the Duquesne Electric utility area of Pennsylvania.

List of Retail Electricity Companies in the Duquesne Light Co Utility Area

These competitive electric providers also go by the name of Electric Generation Suppliers or (EGS) for short. You can compare these electricity companies below or you may use our services to be taken out to bid in a reverse auction. We have competing electricity suppliers bid on your account and put a detailed electricity proposal together showing you the cheapest companies.

Our energy consultants also assist in making sure you get with the right company and rate plan to best fit your businesses use of electricity.

Affiliated Power Purchasers, Inc. (APPI) Electricity Provider
1-800-520-6685
224 Phillip Morris Drive Ste. 402
Salisbury, MD 21804

Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC Electricity Supplier of Pennsylvania
1-888-321-ALLEGHENY/1-888-321-2553
800 Cabin Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

Constellation NewEnergy Inc. Electricity Supplier
410-470-1927
100 Constellation Way
Suite 1200C
Baltimore, MD 21202

Duquesne Light Energy Electric Company
412-393-1130
411 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

FirstEnergy Solutions Energy Supplier
Residential: 877-524-7283 Commerical: 800-977-0500
341 White Pond Drive B3
Akron, OH 44320

OnDemand Energy Solutions Electric Company
412-299-8900
300 Corporate Drive, Suite 130 P.O. Box 869
Moon Township, PA 15108

Pepco Energy Services Electricit Provider
1-800-ENERGY-9
1300 North 17th Street, Ste. 1600
Arlington, VA 22209

PPL EnergyPlus, LLC Electric Co
1-888-289-7693(comm.)/1-877-375-8726(indust.)
P.O. Box 25225
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002

Richards’ Energy Group Electricity Supplier
717-898-6330
3901 Nolt Road-Bldg #1
Landisville, PA 17538

Select Energy, Inc. Electric Company
1-888-810-5678
107 Selden Street
Berlin, CT 06037

Direct Energy Electricity Supplier
1-888-925-9114
Liberty Center
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources Electricity Company
(866) 999-8374 (Toll Free)
1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77056

Usource, L.L.C. Electric Provider
888-686-4845
325 West Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Hess Corporation Energy Company
(800) 437-7872 (a.k.a. 800-HESS-USA)
One Hess Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Premier Power Solutions LLC PA Electric Company
724-458-5600
107 Breckenridge Street
Grove City, PA 16127

Sempra Energy Solutions LLC Electricity Supplier
1-877-2SEMPRA
401 West A Street
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101

Integrys Energy Services
800-377-7079
Rosslyn Metro Center, Suite 1105
1700 N. Moore Street
Arlington, VA 22209

Energy Savers Inc.
(412) 364-6468
306 McKnight Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-6534

Taylor Consulting and Contracting LLC
570-414-0880 or 877-237-9936; Fax 570-414-0884
625 Main Street
Avoca, PA 18641

Dominion Retail Inc. d/b/a Dominion Peoples Plus
800-363-8790
P. O. Box 298
Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0298

Champion Energy Services LLC
877-653-5090
13831 NW Freeway
Suite 250
Houston, Texas 77040

Gexa Energy Pennsylvania LLC
866-961-9399
20 Greenway Plaza, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77046

Glacial Energy of Pennsylvania Inc.
401-474-4776
1100 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

UtiliTech Inc.
610-777-3200
3020 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609

Commercial Utility Consultants Inc.
1-800-296-2821
1556 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, PA 19380

Chrislynn Energy Services Inc.
412-431-1553
301 Applridge Court
Gibsonia, PA 15044

HRNEnergy
973-822-2310
201 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Utility Rates Analysts
717-648-6239
220 South 17th Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Palmco Power PA LLC
1-877-726-5862
1350 60 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

Secure Energy Solutions
800-655-9818
12 Somers Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Paragon Advisors LLC-Energy Management Solutions
203-245-9131
170 Boston Post Road
Suite 105
Madison, CT 06443

Energy Management Resources (EMR)
800-657-9952
1536 NE 96th Street
Liberty, MO 64068

Northeast Energy Partners LLC
860-768-1922
174 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082

Citizens Electric Company Electricity Utility Area

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Citizens Electric utility area is another electric transmission and distribution company that is responsible for making sure the electricity power gets to your home or business in Pennsylvania reliably and without too many line losses. By keeping things like line loss and congestion down on the power lines this helps in the overall price you pay your electricity company.

The charges that go to this utility are non-negotiable and are passed through to them regardless of the competitive retail electricity supplier you may choose in Pennsylvania.

In this utility area you have multiple commercial and residential retail electric providers available to offer bids and pricing on your commercial or industrial businesses electric usage.

We have listed all the retail electricity companies in Pennsylvania’s utility area known as Citizen’s Electric below.

Pennsylvania Electric Generation Suppliers in the Citizen Electric Utility Footprint

Pepco Energy Services Electricity Company
1-800-ENERGY-9
1300 North 17th Street, Ste. 1600
Arlington, VA 22209

Premier Power Solutions LLC Energy Provider
724-458-5600
107 Breckenridge Street
Grove City, PA 16127

Taylor Consulting and Contracting LLC Electric Supplier
570-414-0880 or 877-237-9936; Fax 570-414-0884
625 Main Street
Avoca, PA 18641

UtiliTech Inc. Electricity Supplier
610-777-3200
3020 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609

Commercial Utility Consultants Inc. Electric Company
1-800-296-2821
1556 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, PA 19380

Chrislynn Energy Services Inc. Electricity Supplier
412-431-1553
301 Applridge Court
Gibsonia, PA 15044

HRNEnergy Electric Provider
973-822-2310
201 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Utility Rates Analysts Electricity Provider
717-648-6239
220 South 17th Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Secure Energy Solutions Electric Utility
800-655-9818
12 Somers Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Paragon Advisers LLC-Energy Management Solutions Electricity Utility Co
203-245-9131
170 Boston Post Road
Suite 105
Madison, CT 06443

How Allegheny Power Electric Utility Area Consumers Should Shop For Providers

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Below is a list of the retail commercial suppliers in Pennsylvania that are available to bid on your business electric usage in the Allegheny Utility Area. You may call any of them separately and receive bids or you may choose to work with a broker or energy consulting company.

Some energy consultants use a reverse auction process which offers an unbiased way of getting prices. Other brokers may call themselves consultants but may be an independent contractor for one or two electric companies. You will never get an accurate comparison when dealing with brokers that are simply working for a provider.

When going through a reverse auction process each provider submits their best offers based on historical or estimated electric usage. If your Pennsylvania business has been around for awhile and has historical data this will allow for a more competitive bidding process as the electricity suppliers will have some data to go on.

If you are a new business the electric suppliers will have to work with estimated usage and you may receive some competitive bids from some electric companies while others may decline to bid completely because of the risk associated with taking on a business with no historical electric usage.

In summary, it isn’t all that hard to shop providers on your own without the help of a consultant or broker. Below you have the providers and numbers of some popular companies in the Allegheny area. The main considerations should simply be to go over the terms of service in each providers contract to verify there are no additional fees beyond what the advertised rate is. You may want to specifically ask the energy companies in an assuming way, “what additional charges can I expect on top of the advertised rate?”. If you keep getting the run around with suppliers and you end up looking through more than a couple terms of service because the providers are saying additional fees may apply then possibly consider letting an energy consulting company help you out. Most consulting companies have all the ins and outs of the contracts worked out and negotiated for their customers and can direct you away from agreements that do not favor the customer.

Affiliated Power Purchasers, Inc. (APPI)
1-800-520-6685
Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC
1-888-321-ALLEGHENY/1-888-321-2553
FirstEnergy Solutions
Residential: 877-524-7283 Commerical: 800-977-0500
OnDemand Energy Solutions
412-299-8900
Pepco Energy Services
1-800-ENERGY-9
PPL EnergyPlus, LLC
1-888-289-7693(comm.)/1-877-375-8726(indust.)
Richards’ Energy Group
717-898-6330
Direct Energy
1-888-925-9114
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources
(866) 999-8374 (Toll Free)
USource
888-686-4845
Premier Power Solutions LLC
724-458-5600
Sempra Energy Solutions LLC
1-877-2SEMPRA
Taylor Consulting and Contracting LLC
570-414-0880 or 877-237-9936; Fax 570-414-0884
Champion Energy Services LLC
877-653-5090
UtiliTech Inc.
610-777-3200
Commercial Utility Consultants Inc.
1-800-296-2821
Chrislynn Energy Services Inc.
412-431-1553
HRNEnergy
973-822-2310
Utility Rates Analysts
717-648-6239
Palmco Power PA LLC
1-877-726-5862
Secure Energy Solutions
800-655-9818
Paragon Advisors LLC-Energy Management Solutions
203-245-9131
Energy Management Resources (EMR)
800-657-9952

Electricity Suppliers in Pennsylvania offer different rate plans

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When shopping for electricity suppliers in Pennsylvania pay attention to the rate plans. Each electricity supplier will offer something a little different.

You will find similarities among the suppliers for certain rate plans like the 12 month fixed electricity plan. The 12 month plan seems to be the standard although you can sometimes get some good deals by looking at other plans available in the market.

By going through a reverse auction if your a business you can get these Pennsylvania electricity suppliers to put in bids for various electricity plans in order to win your business.

Other electricity providers put in their bids using your historical or estimated electricity usage and the rates go down in price as they compete to win.

An energy consulting company facilitates the prices down as the rates come in from multiple electricity suppliers in PA.

A good suppliers comparison and proposal will show back to back fixed rate offers and the same for variable rates.

The critical component to looking at an electricity rate proposal is to verify there is no customer shaping going on.

Where the proposal is merely a marketing tactic to get you to sign up with a preferred provider you are dealing with shaping.

Although you may see a list of variable prices in an apples to apples chart keep in mind that the first and cheapest provider in the list may hike that rate up after the first month.

The provider at the top of the list of rate plans could be there on purpose simply to convince you to sign up with them even though other provider rate plans may be much better over the long term.

To avoid the potential for falling for a plan that is purposefully deceptive we recommend speaking to an energy consulting company that can advise you on why one plan is better over a another plan with a different price.

Unfortunately the price of a plan does not always tell you the whole picture. If you would like an easy do it yourself step please be sure to review the terms of service and facts label of each plan and look for the potential of a price increase in the short term.

A provider will differentiate themselves from the competition by having a cheap price on at least one specific plan compared to the rest.

Just because that one plan is the cheapest for that particular term compared to everyone else still go ahead and review the terms of service to make sure all fees and charges are included in that price.

List of Pennsylvania Electricity Utilities

The companies listed below provide transmission and generation services but not all offer electricity service to sale. Now that Pennsylvania has deregulated their electricity market you may pick from alternate electric suppliers in your area that may have cheaper rates compared to the old monopoly electric utility companies in PA.

Within each electric utility area will be a list of retail electricity suppliers that can offer you a quote on your electricity account. Some only sell residential electricity while others focus on commercial and industrial electricity usage accounts in Pennsylvania.

  • Allegheny Power
  • Citizens Electric Company
  • Duquesne Light Company
  • Met-Ed (formerly GPU Energy)
  • PECO Energy
  • Penelec (formerly GPU Energy)
  • Penn Power
  • Pike County Light and Power
  • PPL Electric Utilities
  • UGI
  • Wellsboro Electric Company
Electricity Suppliers