Compare PECO Electricity Rates
As the largest energy utility in Pennsylvania serving over 1.6 million customers, PECO has served the Greater Philadelphia Region for over 130 years. Dating back to 1881, PECO finds it’s origins in The Brush Electric Light Company of Philadelphia and the work of Thomas Edison. PECO estimates an annual economic impact of $4.5 billion in PA, supporting more than 9,600 local jobs.
All PECO customers have Energy Choice, which means you can switch to a retail electricity provider and realize savings on your monthly bill. Almost 500,000 PECO customers have made the switch as of June 2020 according to the PA PUC.
Get the Best PECO Electricity Rates
Here are some of the best electricity rates available for PECO Customers.
How To Compare PECO Electricity Rates
ElectricityRates.com seeks to make electricity shopping as easy as possible. All you have to do is follow this simple three-step process.
- Enter your ZIP Code – To get a list of providers and plans available for PECO customers
- Compare electricity providers and plans – Pay attention to each plan’s electricity supply rate and plan length.
- Switch electricity providers – After finding the right plan for you, select it and fill out the necessary information.
It’s that easy. Your new provider takes care of the rest and will take over within one to two billing cycles. PECO will still deliver your electricity and send your monthly bill, so the only change you will notice will be your new provider and electricity rate.
PECO Energy Choice
By default, PECO customers receive both their electricity delivery and supply through the utility. By participating in Energy Choice, PECO customers can choose their electricity provider and realize potential savings over the default rate that PECO charges for the supply of electricity.
There are over 100 electricity providers that PECO customers can choose from, ranging from small, local electric companies to large national providers like Constellation and Direct Energy. Some providers, like Verde Energy, specialize in providing 100% renewable energy plans.
The PA Public Utilities Commission operates PA Power Switch, the official electricity shopping site for Pennsylvania. There you’ll find a large number of offers from electricity companies with varying levels of credibility and customer service.
As an alternative to PA Power Switch, ElectricityRates.com makes your choice simple by eliminating the guesswork and only bringing you great rates from leading providers who are licensed by the PUC and registered with PECO.
PECO Service Area
PECO delivers electricity and natural gas to Philadelphia and the surrounding areas in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Understanding Your PECO Electricity Bill
There are typically two types of charges on your PECO electricity bill, delivery charges and supply charges. With Energy Choice, you can take control of your electricity supply charges by switching electricity providers.
PECO Delivery Charges
Delivery charges are the portion of your PECO bill that covers the costs to deliver electricity and natural gas. These are set by PECO and approved by the Public Utility Commission of Pennsylvania (PA PUC).
Supply charges are what you pay for the electricity that you use. By default, these charges are set by PECO if you do not participate in Energy Choice, and may fluctuate based on wholesale energy market conditions.
PECO Price To Compare
The Price to Compare is the rate per kilowatt-hour for the default electricity supply from PECO. As you can infer from the name, the Price to Compare is what you use when comparing electricity providers and plans. You can find it on your PECO electricity bill.
PECO Contact Information
Here is all of the information you need to get in touch with PECO, pay your PECO bill online and report an outage or other electricity emergency.
- PECO Customer Service Number: 1-800-494-4000
- PECO Report An Outage/Emergency Number: 1-800-841-4141
- Official Website
- PECO Outage Map
- PECO Bill Pay
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For more information about comparing rates, check out our guide to Pennsylvania electricity rates!