Deregulated energy, or energy choice, essentially means you can choose who supplies your electricity or natural gas, depending on where you live. This can allow you to find lower rates and better plan options. For help getting started with deregulation, see a few of our top guides and frequently asked questions below.
What is Delmarva Power’s rate to compare?
Customers in Delmarva’s service area who do not purchase electricity from an independent electric supplier will receive Standard Offer Service (SOS) with rates set by the Maryland Public Service Commission. This rate is your “price to compare” or “rate to compare.”
We’ll show you how much Delmarva charges per kilowatt hour (also known as your rate to compare) when you enter your ZIP code above so you can see which providers are offering a lower price.
What is the difference between a utility and a supplier?
A utility company, such as Delmarva, is an energy company that maintains the power infrastructure and sells energy to residents and businesses in its service area.
In deregulated areas, there is also something called an energy supplier (also known as a provider or ESCO in some states). Energy suppliers are independent companies that compete – with each other and the utility company – to offer the lowest energy rates.
What suppliers are available in the Delmarva Power area?
Choose Energy partners with top suppliers across the country to make sure our customers have access to the best energy rates in their areas. In Delaware and Maryland, this includes Constellation, Direct Energy, Public Power and more. To see what these providers and others are offering in your area, enter your ZIP code above.