Pennsylvania Electricity Deregulation


You are eligible for a NO-OBLIGATION ELECTRICITY RATE ANALYSIS. Good Energy may be able to find a competitive electricity supplier with a lower rate than what you are currently paying. To find out, please download & print the Good Energy account usage release authorization form below, fill in the blanks and fax it back to us. We will contact you shortly after our receipt of your form to discuss your prospects for savings. If you would like to speak to someone immediately call us at (866) 955-2677 for a free consultation.

  • Jan/00: All consumers in PA have retail access to competitive electricity suppliers. The Office of Consumer Advocate reports just over 507,000 consumers have switched to competitive suppliers as of January 2000.
  • Jan/99: About 475,000 customers (9.5 % of eligible customers) have submitted paperwork to switch their generation supplier. Retail access will be available for two thirds of the State's customers on January 1, 1999.
  • Sep/98: About 1.8 million customers have registered to choose their electric generation supplier. The customers have received a "How to Shop" guide and a list of competitive suppliers and are now in the process of making choices. Two-thirds of the state's consumers are eligible to begin receiving power from their supplier of choice in January 1999. All residential customers will receive an 8% rate reduction, and so far competitive suppliers will provide customers about 14% savings. Also, 4 "Green-e" products (a product with the Green-e logo is certified to be produced with 50% or 100% generation from renewables; see California) are being offered to Pennsylvania customers.
  • Aug/98: The Electric Choice Program has enrolled 1.75 million customers and 70 electric service providers as of 8/1/98. In September, consumers will receive information on shopping for an electric service provider and the "shopping phase" will begin. Retail access is set to begin on 1/1/99.
  • July/98: Pennsylvania consumers began signing up to participate in the first phase-in of competition, two thirds of consumers. In the first week, over 1.1 million consumers signed up for the Electric Choice Program.