Duquesne Light Company is the primary electric utility for the Pittsburgh area. It delivers electricity to over 500,000 residential and business customers in its 817 square mile service area. It operates over 45,000 miles of overhead power lines. The company was founded in the late 1870s by famed inventor George Westinghouse.
Metropolitan Edison is an Akron-based electric utility company that operates in central and eastern Pennsylvania. It delivers electricity to over 560,000 customers. Its 3,300 square mile service area includes parts of Adams, Berks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lehigh, Lebanon, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, and York counties. It is a subsidiary of First Energy.
National Fuel is a natural gas utility that serves western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, its service area includes Sharon and Erie. It delivers energy to 740,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers and is headquartered in Williamsville, NY.
The Philadelphia Electric Company, or PECO, is the largest combination natural gas and electricity utility. It provides service to 1.6 million electric customers and 485,000 natural gas customers. Its 2,100-square-mile service area includes Philadelphia, Coatesville, Pottstown, Norristown, and Willow Grove.
In 2013, Equitable Gas was purchased by Peoples Gas company. Peoples serves over 700,000 natural gas customers in western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Its service area in Pennsylvania includes Pittsburgh, Altoona, Clarion, Johnstown, and Uniontown.
PPL Electric Utilities serves nearly 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania, making it one of the largest utilities in the state. As an industry leader for almost 30 years, PPL remains dedicated to improving customer communication and power delivery.
UGI Central Penn Gas is a natural gas and electric utility. It delivers energy to over 650,000 customers in hundreds of communities across the state. The company was founded in 1944 and formerly known as PPL Gas Utilities. Its service area includes parts of Monroe, Carbon, Lancaster, Clarion, Venango, McKean, Clearfield, Potter, Schuylkill, Bradford, and Chester. The company is based in Allentown, PA, and is a subsidiary of UGI Utilities, Inc.
UGI Penn Natural gas is the largest natural gas distribution company in northeast and central Pennsylvania. It delivers energy to roughly 158,000 customers, including the cities of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Williamsport. The utility was founded in 1854.
West Penn Power is a natural gas and electric utility based in Greensburg, PA. It delivers energy to over 724,000 electric customers in 24 Pennsylvania counties. It is a subsidiary of First Energy Corp.