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Comparing Pennsylvania Electricity Suppliers Peco Energy Co.'s price-to-compare for residential customers on July 1 will decrease to 8.64 cents per kilowatt hour for the first 500 kilowatt hours. Consumption greater than 500 kilowatt hours a month will be billed at 9.17 cents per kilowatt hour. These rates and offers do not apply to Peco residential heating customers, who receive a discounted rate from the utility. Here's how offers from some alternative suppliers stack up. Check suppliers for more details and other offers. Rates as of June 22. Company, Phone, Web Terms Rate/kWh Cancellation fee? Renewable energy option? Other information Ambit Energy 1-877-282-6248 www.ambitenergy.com Fixed 1-year 7.8 cents N Y American Power Partners 1-716-631-1517 www.americanpowerpartners.com Variable 9.69 cents N Y 25 percent renewable power Amerigreen Energy 1-888-559-4567 www.amerigreenenergy.com Fixed 1-year 7.99 cents N Y BlueStar Energy Solutions 1-866-258-3782 www.bluestarenergy.com Fixed 1-year 8.91 cents Y Y Castlebridge Energy Group 1-866-229-4902 www.neighborhoodpa.com Fixed 1-year 7.78 cents N N Champion Energy Services LLC 1-877-404-0842 www.championenergyservices.com/pa Fixed 6-months 7.7 cents Y N Clearview Electric 1-888-257-8439 www.clearviewenergy.com Variable 9.49 cents N Y Commerce Energy, Inc. 1-877-226-5392 www.commerceenergy.com Variable, 5-year 8.99 cents N Y Plus $2.78 monthly fee Con Edison Solutions 1-866-842-8166 www.conedsolutions.com Fixed, 5 months 7.75 cents N N Constellation Energy 1-866-577-4700 home.constellation.com Fixed 1-year 8.88 cents Y N No cancellation fee first 90 days Direct Energy 1-888-734-0741 www.directenergy.com Fixed 6 months 8.23 cents N N Dominion Energy Solutions 1-866-535-9522 www.dom.com Fixed 1-year 7.99 cents Y N Energetix 1-800-544-0182 www.energetix.net Fixed 1-year 8.44 cents Y Y Energy Cooperative Association 1-800-223-5783 www.theenergy.coop Fixed 1-year 9.79 cents N Y 20 percent renewable power. $15 annual membership fee Gateway Energy Services Corp. 1-888-601-3141 www.gesc.com/PA Fixed 6 months 8.23 cents N N $50 bonus Great American Power 1-877-215-4140 www.greatamericanpower.com Variable 8.55 cents Y N Green Mountain Energy Co. 1-855-724-6473 www.greenmountain.com Variable 9.4 cents N Y 100 percent renewable HOP Energy LLC 1-914-304-1343 www.hopenergy.com Fixed 1-year 9.27 cents Y N IDT Energy Inc. 1-877-887-6866 www.idtenergy.com Variable 10.02 cents N Y IGS Energy 1-888-993-0997 www.igsenergy.com Fixed 1-year 8.89 cents N N Longer terms available NextEra Energy Services Pa. LLC 1-800-882-1276 www.nexteraenergyservices.com Fixed 1-year 8.6 cents Y Y North American Power 1-888-313-9086 www.napower.com Variable 7.99 cents N Y 25 percent renewable power Oasis Energy 1-800-324-3046 www.oasisenergy.com 24-month variable 9.84 cents Y N $5.95 monthly fee Palmco Power PA LLC 1-877-726-5862 www.palmcoenergy.com Variable 7.58 cents N N Introductory rate Pennsylvania Gas & Electric 1-866-706-7361 www.pagande.com Variable 8.96 cents N Y Planet Energy Corp. 1-855-360-3042 www.planetenergyhome.com Variable 1-year 7 cents Y N Introductory rate PPL Energy Plus 1-888-289-7693 www.pplenergyplus.com Fixed 1-year 7.79 cents N Y Rate set through 4/30/2013 Public Power LLC 1-888-354-4415 www.ppandu.com Variable 10.09 cents N N Reliant Energy LLC 1-877-297-3795 www.reliant.com Fixed 6-months 7.79 cents N N Respond Power LLC 1-877-973-7763 www.respondpower.com Variable 9.49 cents N N Spark Energy, L.P. 1-877-374-8011 www.sparkenergy.com Fixed 1-year 9.79 cents Y N Sperian Energy 1-888-682-8082 www.sperianenergy.com Fixed 3-months 7.58 cents N N plus $4.93 monthly fee Starion Energy PA Inc. 1-800-600-3040 www.starionenergy.com Variable 8.79 cents N N Stream Energy 1-877-369-8150 www.streamenergy.net Fixed 6-months 8.7 cents Y Y Superior Plus Energy Svcs. 1-855-285-5999 www.superiorplusenergy.com Fixed 3-months 7.75 cents Y N Fixed through Sept. 30, 2012 TriEagle Energy L.P. 1-877-933-2453 www.trieagleenergy.com Fixed 6-months 7.69 cents Y N 2 percent renewable power Verde Energy USA, Inc. 1-800-388-3862 www.lowcostpower.com Variable 8.10 cents N N $50 bonus Viridian Energy 1-866-663-2508 www.viridian.com Fixed 6-months 9.99 cents Y Y 20 percent renewable power. Washington Gas Energy Services 1-866-663-2508 www.viridian.com Fixed 1-year 8.1 cents Y Y 50 percent renewable power YEP Energy 1-866-663-2508 www.viridian.com Fixed 1-year 8.01 cents Y Y Sources: Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Pennsylvania Office of the Consumer Advocate, company websites

Comparing Pennsylvania Electricity Suppliers

Peco Energy Co.'s price-to-compare for residential customers on July 1 will decrease to 8.64 cents per kilowatt hour for the first 500 kilowatt hours. Consumption greater than 500 kilowatt hours a month will be billed at 9.17 cents per kilowatt hour.
These rates and offers do not apply to Peco residential heating customers, who receive a discounted rate from the utility.
Here's how offers from some alternative suppliers stack up. Check suppliers for more details and other offers. Rates as of June 22.
Company,
Phone, Web
Terms Rate/kWh Cancellation
fee?
Renewable
energy
option?
Other information

Ambit Energy
1-877-282-6248
www.ambitenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 7.8 cents N Y  

American Power Partners
1-716-631-1517
www.americanpowerpartners.com
Variable 9.69 cents N Y 25 percent renewable power

Amerigreen Energy
1-888-559-4567
www.amerigreenenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 7.99 cents N Y  

BlueStar Energy Solutions
1-866-258-3782
www.bluestarenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 8.91 cents Y Y  

Castlebridge Energy Group
1-866-229-4902
www.neighborhoodpa.com
Fixed 1-year 7.78 cents N N  

Champion Energy Services LLC
1-877-404-0842
www.championenergyservices.com/pa
Fixed 6-months 7.7 cents Y N  

Clearview Electric
1-888-257-8439
www.clearviewenergy.com
Variable 9.49 cents N Y  

Commerce Energy, Inc.
1-877-226-5392
www.commerceenergy.com
Variable, 5-year 8.99 cents N Y Plus $2.78 monthly fee

Con Edison Solutions
1-866-842-8166
www.conedsolutions.com
Fixed, 5 months 7.75 cents N N  

Constellation Energy
1-866-577-4700
home.constellation.com
Fixed 1-year 8.88 cents Y N No cancellation fee first 90 days

Direct Energy
1-888-734-0741
www.directenergy.com
Fixed 6 months 8.23 cents N N  

Dominion Energy Solutions
1-866-535-9522
www.dom.com
Fixed 1-year 7.99 cents Y N  

Energetix
1-800-544-0182
www.energetix.net
Fixed 1-year 8.44 cents Y Y  

Energy Cooperative Association
1-800-223-5783
www.theenergy.coop
Fixed 1-year 9.79 cents N Y 20 percent renewable power. $15 annual membership fee

Gateway Energy Services Corp.
1-888-601-3141
www.gesc.com/PA
Fixed 6 months 8.23 cents N N $50 bonus

Great American Power
1-877-215-4140
www.greatamericanpower.com
Variable 8.55 cents Y N  

Green Mountain Energy Co.
1-855-724-6473
www.greenmountain.com
Variable 9.4 cents N Y 100 percent renewable

HOP Energy LLC
1-914-304-1343
www.hopenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 9.27 cents Y N  

IDT Energy Inc.
1-877-887-6866
www.idtenergy.com
Variable 10.02 cents N Y  

IGS Energy
1-888-993-0997
www.igsenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 8.89 cents N N Longer terms available

NextEra Energy Services Pa. LLC
1-800-882-1276
www.nexteraenergyservices.com
Fixed 1-year 8.6 cents Y Y  

North American Power
1-888-313-9086
www.napower.com
Variable 7.99 cents N Y 25 percent renewable power

Oasis Energy
1-800-324-3046
www.oasisenergy.com
24-month variable 9.84 cents Y N $5.95 monthly fee

Palmco Power PA LLC
1-877-726-5862
www.palmcoenergy.com
Variable 7.58 cents N N Introductory rate

Pennsylvania Gas & Electric
1-866-706-7361
www.pagande.com
Variable 8.96 cents N Y  

Planet Energy Corp.
1-855-360-3042
www.planetenergyhome.com
Variable 1-year 7 cents Y N Introductory rate

PPL Energy Plus
1-888-289-7693
www.pplenergyplus.com
Fixed 1-year 7.79 cents N Y Rate set through 4/30/2013

Public Power LLC
1-888-354-4415
www.ppandu.com
Variable 10.09 cents N N  

Reliant Energy LLC
1-877-297-3795
www.reliant.com
Fixed 6-months 7.79 cents N N  

Respond Power LLC
1-877-973-7763
www.respondpower.com
Variable 9.49 cents N N  

Spark Energy, L.P.
1-877-374-8011
www.sparkenergy.com
Fixed 1-year 9.79 cents Y N  

Sperian Energy
1-888-682-8082
www.sperianenergy.com
Fixed 3-months 7.58 cents N N plus $4.93 monthly fee

Starion Energy PA Inc.
1-800-600-3040
www.starionenergy.com
Variable 8.79 cents N N  

Stream Energy
1-877-369-8150
www.streamenergy.net
Fixed 6-months 8.7 cents Y Y  

Superior Plus Energy Svcs.
1-855-285-5999
www.superiorplusenergy.com
Fixed 3-months 7.75 cents Y N Fixed through Sept. 30, 2012

TriEagle Energy L.P.
1-877-933-2453
www.trieagleenergy.com
Fixed 6-months 7.69 cents Y N 2 percent renewable power

Verde Energy USA, Inc.
1-800-388-3862
www.lowcostpower.com
Variable 8.10 cents N N $50 bonus

Viridian Energy
1-866-663-2508
www.viridian.com
Fixed 6-months 9.99 cents Y Y 20 percent renewable power.

Washington Gas Energy Services
1-866-663-2508
www.viridian.com
Fixed 1-year 8.1 cents Y Y 50 percent renewable power

YEP Energy
1-866-663-2508
www.viridian.com
Fixed 1-year 8.01 cents Y Y  

Sources: Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Pennsylvania Office of the Consumer Advocate, company websites
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