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To date, more than 500,000 people in Pennsylvania have taken advantage of energy choice for natural gas. Consumers, from large industrial plants to residential households have the ability to shop around for their natural gas supplier (NGS).

What is energy choice?

An easy way to understand energy choice is to take a look at your natural gas bill. You’ll see that it is made up of two main parts: distribution, or delivery charges, and supply charges. The distribution of your natural gas through pipelines is a service is provided by your local utility company. However, the supply portion of your bill, usually shown as the price per Mcf of Ccf, is the part you have control over and is open to competition. There are several companies that compete for your business by providing unique plans for your needs.

What is the Pennsylvania Utility Commission?

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC), which was established in 1937, plays an important role in energy choice by facilitating competitive supplier choices and educating Pennsylvanians. PPUC does this by certifying competitive natural gas suppliers to ensure they have met strict requirements for doing business in Pennsylvania and hosts PA Gas Switch, a tool that consumers can use to compare natural gas options.

How is Choose Energy different than PA Gas Switch?

Choose Energy also enables you to compare natural gas suppliers, but our easy-to use online marketplace offers additional benefits.

Compare and shop all in one place: With, you can compare plans, see actual rates in real time and make the switch all in one place. With PA Gas Switch, you can compare plans, but that’s about it.
Shop only the best plans: There could be hundreds of plans available to you, but how do you know if the rate displayed isn’t just a teaser rate or that it’s worked for others. We don’t show you discounted teaser rates and we give our customers the opportunity to rate their experiences with suppliers, so you can shop smart.
Find unique rates you can’t find anywhere else: We can negotiate special rates for our customers thanks to our strong relationships with suppliers.
Find the option that fits your lifestyle: Whether your priority is saving money, or purchasing carbon offsets, we make it easy to sort through your options.
Get the support you need: Choose Energy provides ongoing support and even notifies you when your plan is about to expire so you can avoid price increases and shop again.

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