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Updated: 11/10/2020

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When Potomac Edison was founded almost 100 years ago, it had the goal of delivering reliable electricity to the Maryland area. Potomac Edison is a FirstEnergy utility company, serving over 400,000 customers in Maryland and West Virginia.

If you’re a Potomac Edison customer, you have Energy Choice. This means that you can compare providers and sign up for a better electricity supply rate than what you’re currently paying. Keep reading to learn how to compare rates, find the best one for you and pay less than your neighbors for electricity!

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Featured Rates:


Price to Compare 6.86¢

The electricity utility's price for electricity supply expressed as a price per kWh, to be used to contrast prices with competitive suppliers.

Best Electricity Rates
ProviderPlan NameLengthRate Per kWhSign Up
6 Month Home Power Plan
6 Mo.6.59¢
Save 4%
Energy Harbor
PT Safe Harbor 9
9 Mo.6.84¢
Save 1%
24 Month Electricity PowerPlug
24 Mo.6.99¢Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36
36 Mo.7.09¢Select
Tomorrow Energy
12 Month Fixed
12 Mo.7.09¢Select
PlanRate Per kWh
6 Month Home Power Plan

6 Months
Energy Harbor
PT Safe Harbor 9

9 Months
24 Month Electricity PowerPlug

24 Months
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36

36 Months
Tomorrow Energy
12 Month Fixed

12 Months
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  • Smart Home System Included
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To see all rates, enter your ZIP Code in the free Rate Comparison Tool at the top of the page.

How to Compare Potomac Edison Electricity Rates

Comparing and switching electricity providers on is easy. To find and enroll with the best plan in your area, all you need to do is follow this simple three-step process.

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  1. Enter your ZIP Code – To see providers and plans in your area.
  2. Compare electricity providers and plans – Pay attention to each plan’s electricity supply rate and plan length.
  3. Switch electricity providers – After you find the right plan for you, select it, fill out the necessary information and switch.

It’s as simple as that. Your new provider will take over within one to two billing cycles. You still pay your electricity bills through Potomac Edison. The only change for you is your new electricity supply rate.

Service Area

Potomac Edison serves areas throughout western Maryland and parts of eastern West Virginia.

Maryland Cities Served:

  • Cumberland, MD
  • Frederick, MD
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • Oakland, MD

Maryland Counties Served:

  • Allegany
  • Carroll
  • Frederick
  • Garrett
  • Howard
  • Montgomery
  • Washington

Potomac Edison Customer Choice

In the past, your Maryland utility provided every aspect of your electric service. This included both generating electricity and delivering it to your home or business. With Customer Choice, you can now choose your electricity provider and find better rates than what you’re currently paying. makes comparing electricity rates easy by only bringing you great rates by leading providers who are certified by the Maryland Public Service Commission (MDPSC). You can compare rates in our Marketplace instantly and switch providers in about five minutes total through the simple & secure platform.

To take advantage of your Energy Choice, find the Rate Comparison Tool at the top of the page and enter your ZIP Code.

Understanding Your Potomac Edison Electricity Bill

When switching providers, you should take note of the two primary types of charges on your Potomac Edison electricity bill: delivery charges and supply charges. When you take advantage of Maryland’s Customer Choice program, you take control of your electricity supply charges.

Delivery Charges

  • For the reliable and safe delivery of electricity
  • Set by the utility company
  • Do not change when you switch electricity providers

Supply Charges

  • For the electricity that you use in your home
  • Based on your supply rate (¢ per kWh) and electricity usage (kWh)
  • Change when you choose a different Maryland electricity provider

Learn more about your Potomac Edison bill here.

Potomac Edison Price To Compare

Potomac Edison’s Price to Compare is the electricity supply rate for default electricity service from the utility. You can use the Price to Compare when comparing electricity providers and plans to see how much you can save by switching. Your electricity bill will list the Price to Compare.

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