As a town that used to serve as a major transportation hub for the coal industry, Reading has come to be the 5th largest city in Pennsylvania. If you’re one of the 88,000 residents, you can participate in PA’s Energy Choice program.
This allows you to compare Reading electricity rates, switch electricity providers and save on your electric bill. Read on to learn more, or enter your ZIP code above to start comparing.
Get The Best Reading Electricity Rates
PPL Electric Utilities serves most of Reading, Pennsylvania. Here are featured plans available for PPL customers.
To compare all rates in your area, enter your ZIP Code at the top of the page.
How to Compare Reading Electricity Rates
ElectricityRates.com helps you find the best electricity plan for you. All you have to do is follow this simple three-step process:
- Enter your ZIP Code – Enter your ZIP Code at the top of this page to see plans in Reading.
- Compare electricity providers – Pay careful attention to each plan’s length and electricity supply rate.
- Switch electricity providers – Select the best plan for you and fill out the necessary info to switch.
After you switch, your new provider will take care of the rest. The switch will come into effect within one to two billing cycles. PPL still bills you and delivers your electricity. Your electricity provider and plan are the only things that change.
Reading Energy Choice
In 1996, Pennsylvania deregulated the electricity market and Reading residents gained Energy Choice. Consumers could now choose their electricity provider, forcing electricity providers to compete on factors like electricity pricing and customer service.
The official energy shopping website of PA is called PA Power Switch. There you’ll find a potentially overwhelming number of offers from electricity providers with various levels of credibility. This makes it difficult to compare electricity rates and be confident you’ve made the best choice.
As an alternative to PA Power Switch, ElectricityRates.com brings you only great rates from the best providers. All providers and plans in our Marketplace are carefully selected so that you can rest assured you’ve made the best decision.
Reading’s Commitment to Renewable Energy
In 2019, the Reading City Council voted to adopt a resolution establishing the goal of powering the city with 100% renewable energy by 2050. Reading is the 19th city in Pennsylvania and 130th nationally who has committed to going all-in on green power.
If you’re a Reading, PA resident with Energy Choice, you can sign up for a 100% renewable electricity plan today. Look for the 100% renewable sources label in the ElectricityRates.com Marketplace.
Looking for more information? Visit our guide to comparing Pennsylvania electricity rates.