Pennsylvania is one of the many U.S. states where residents can choose where they buy their energy because of deregulation. Although you can still buy energy directly from a utility like PPL, you can also choose to buy electricity or gas from other energy providers. Giving customers the freedom to buy energy from numerous suppliers keeps competition strong and helps lower Pennsylvania electricity rates.
It’s important to note that deregulation doesn’t mean there is no oversight. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission oversees all utilities and energy suppliers to protect customer interests. If you have any problems with your utility or energy provider, contact the Public Utility Commission at 1-800-692-7380 or file a complaint online.
As of January 2023, over 23% of Pennsylvania customers had switched electric generation suppliers. So, how do you go about the process?
At Choose Energy, we make it easy for you to research ways to reduce your energy bill or switch energy providers. You can compare electric suppliers or look at options in any major Pennsylvania city. Here are a few helpful resources: