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Atlantic City Electric

Electricity utility serving New Jersey

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About Atlantic City Electric

Atlantic City Electric is a New Jersey energy company that was first incorporated in 1924 and is currently owned by Exelon. The company’s leadership team includes President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Valazquez and Senior Vice President J. Tyler Anthony. This team says it makes it a mission to ensure customers receive safe and reliable energy.

Atlantic City Electric provides electric service to those in the Atlantic City area. Its service area covers 2,800 square miles in cities including Atlantic City, Burlington and Cape May. Serving more than 556,000 customers, Atlantic City Electric is committed to sustaining the environment’s natural eco-system and natural resources.

Understanding New Jersey deregulation

New Jersey’s energy deregulation law set guidelines separating the supply portion of customer energy bills from energy delivery, which is done by utilities such as Atlantic City Electric. Having the power to choose an energy supplier means customers can purchase their electricity supply from utilities or shop for potentially better rates and plans from suppliers. If they aren’t happy with their service, they may switch to another supplier.

Check out Choose Energy’s resources for helping you navigate choosing a provider in a deregulated market below:

What is Atlantic City Electric's price to compare?

The phrase “price to compare” or PTC, refers to the current Atlantic City Electric rates per kilowatt hour used based on its classification. Rate classifications include residential service (RS) and residential time of use (RSTOU). The purpose of the Atlantic City Electric PTC is to help consumers compare electric supply rates with other energy suppliers.

Atlantic City Electric’s price to compare for residential customers is 10.21 cents per kWh as of June 1, 2020. Enter your ZIP code in the search box above to see how providers in your area stack up against Atlantic City Electric’s rate.

What is the difference between a utility and a supplier?

There are more than 3,300 utility companies throughout the United States, the largest of which include Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and NextEra Energy. So what’s the difference between a utility and a supplier?

In short, a utility is responsible for generating and distributing electricity or natural gas to homes and businesses. These companies are also responsible for the power lines distributing electricity. So, if there’s an outage, customers call their utility company.

Suppliers work as a “middle-man” between the utility company and the customer. In a deregulated service area, energy suppliers offer their own electricity rates and contract plans. In doing so, customers can shop competitive rates and find the best plan for their needs.

Which suppliers are available in Atlantic City Electric's service area?

Customers in Atlantic City can compare rates among suppliers in their service area to find the best rates and plans. Those living in Atlantic City Electric’s service area can choose from Constellation Energy, Direct Energy, and VerdeEnergyUSA.

Contact Atlantic City Electric

To report outages, or if you have questions about transmission rates or your bill with Atlantic City Electric, contact them below:

  • Atlantic City Electric account login
  • Outage phone number: 1-800-642-3780 or, if there’s a downed line, call 1-800-833-7476
  • Customer service number: 1-800-642-3780