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PPL RATES HAVE GONE THROUGH THE ROOF FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS!!


The most severely affected customers will be those who opted for PPL's new two-tiered time-of-use rates, which charge a higher price during peak hours, between 1 and 6 p.m. on weekdays.


The price for on-peak hours increased 64 percent, from 7.54 cents per kilowatt hour to 12.37 cents.
The price for off-peak hours increased 75 percent, from 6.1 cents per kilowatt hour to 10.65 cents.


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For general service (GS) customers – mostly small offices and shops – the new on-peak price will be 16.24 cents per kilowatt-hour, and the off-peak price will be 12.45 cents per kilowatt-hour during the peak hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays.


The new price to compare for PPL's 900,000 residential customers who have stayed with the utility will be 8.77 cents per kilowatt hour, a decrease from the current 9.27 cents per kWh. A typical residential customer using 1,000 kWh monthly will save about $5.


PPL electric utility area is now open to competition. If you live or own a business in this deregulated electric utility market there are several competitive electricity suppliers available to bid on your account.


Please feel free to contact us directly (310-619-3055) for a FREE consultation. 

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The rates of small commercial customers increased 33 percent on June 1.


Most residential customers - nearly 900,000 of the utility's 1.4 million customers - saw a 5 percent decrease.


PPL spokesman Michael O. Wood said the 21,000 customers who switched to hourly rates this year can switch back to the utility's flat default rate immediately. Wood said the dramatic difference in prices was the result of the different way the Public Utility Commission requires the utility to procure power. PPL's default rate is based on a combination of long-term and shorter-term supply contracts - "a balanced portfolio that aims to secure the least costs for customers over time," he said. The time-of-use rates are based on short-term spot markets, and so they vary more dramatically.


In Pennsylvania's deregulated marketplace, utilities must adjust their supply rates quarterly to reflect fluctuations in the electric commodity markets. The utilities pass the costs along to customers without markup.


The quarterly changes do not affect the utility's distribution charge, which all customers pay no matter who supplies their power.


Business customers at PPL Electric Utilities in Pennsylvania are being hit hard by the rate hike that went into effect June 1, but can drastically cut their electric bill by shopping for a competing energy supplier.


Most small and mid-sized business customers at PPL who don’t shop for power started paying over 13¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for electricity effective June 1 — an increase of 33%.


However, an even bigger rate hike occurred for those business customers served on PPL’s optional Time of Use rates (G1V, G3V-TOU).


During the winter, many customers opted onto PPL’s time-of-use rates because, due to an anomaly in how the power was procured, the winter rates were artificially below market, at 7.5 cents on-peak, and 6.1 cents off-peak. Customers who signed up for those rates, which were steeply discounted during the winter, were warned they would likely increase in the summer. Now comes the rate shock.


These time-of-use spiked on June 1 and are now substantially above the price offered by competing electric suppliers.  The PPL on-peak rate for G1V and G3V customers is now 12.4 cents, an increase of 64%.  The off-peak rate also spiked 74% to 10.6 cents.


Business customers who switched to the time-of-use rates with expectations of lower bills will be hammered with these rate increases unless they shop for a lower electric rate from a competing energy supplier.


More than 538,000 of PPL's 1.4 million customers have switched suppliers since the market rates took hold 17 months ago, a year ahead of Peco Energy Co.'s rates.  Despite thousands of dollars in savings available from shopping for a lower electric rate , more than half (55%) of PPL business customers still buy power from PPL at inflated rates, either because they are unaware of the savings, or think that shopping will be too much of a hassle.


PPL serves customers in 29 counties in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including parts of Bucks, Montgomery, and Chester Counties.


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Below is a list of the electric providers in the PPL electric utility area.

Affiliated Power Purchasers, Inc. (APPI)
1-800-520-6685
224 Phillip Morris Drive Ste. 402
Salisbury, MD 21804

Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC
1-888-321-ALLEGHENY/1-888-321-2553
800 Cabin Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

Constellation NewEnergy Inc.
410-470-1927
100 Constellation Way
Suite 1200C
Baltimore, MD 21202

FirstEnergy Solutions
Residential: 877-524-7283 Commerical: 800-977-0500
341 White Pond Drive B3
Akron, OH 44320

OnDemand Energy Solutions
412-299-8900
300 Corporate Drive, Suite 130 P.O. Box 869
Moon Township, PA 15108

Pepco Energy Services
1-800-ENERGY-9
1300 North 17th Street, Ste. 1600
Arlington, VA 22209

PPL EnergyPlus, LLC
1-888-289-7693(comm.)/1-877-375-8726(indust.)
P.O. Box 25225
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002

Richards’ Energy Group
717-898-6330
3901 Nolt Road-Bldg #1
Landisville, PA 17538

Select Energy, Inc.
1-888-810-5678
107 Selden Street
Berlin, CT 06037

Direct Energy
1-888-925-9114
Liberty Center
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources
(866) 999-8374 (Toll Free)
1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77056

UGI Energy Services, Inc.
610-373-7999 / 800-427-8545
Suite 2C01
1 Meridian Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Usource, L.L.C.
888-686-4845
325 West Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Hess Corporation
(800) 437-7872 (a.k.a. 800-HESS-USA)
One Hess Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Premier Power Solutions LLC
724-458-5600
107 Breckenridge Street
Grove City, PA 16127

Sempra Energy Solutions LLC
1-877-2SEMPRA
401 West A Street
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101

Anthracite Power and Light
10 Gilberton Road
Gilberton, PA 17934

ConEdison Solutions
1-800-316-8011
701 Westchester Avenue
Suite 300E
White Plains, NY 10604

Exelon Energy Company
(610) 765-6625
300 Exelon way
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Taylor Consulting and Contracting LLC
570-414-0880 or 877-237-9936; Fax 570-414-0884
625 Main Street
Avoca, PA 18641

Dominion Retail Inc. d/b/a Dominion Energy Solutions
888-216-3721
P. O. Box 298
Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0298

Champion Energy Services LLC
877-653-5090
13831 NW Freeway
Suite 250
Houston, Texas 77040

Gexa Energy Pennsylvania LLC
866-961-9399
20 Greenway Plaza, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77046

BlueStar Energy Services
866-BLUESTAR (258-3782)
198 Hostetter Lane
Lancaster, PA 17602

Glacial Energy of Pennsylvania Inc.
401-474-4776
1100 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Energy Cooperative of America
1-800-422-1475, ext. 211
325 Delaware Avenue
Suite 102A
Buffalo, NY 14202

MXenergy – Small Businesses
800-785-4373 – Mon-Fri 8 AM-6 PM ET
By email: questions@mxenergy.com
P.O. Box 4911
Houston, TX 77210

UtiliTech Inc.
610-777-3200
3020 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609

Commercial Utility Consultants Inc.
1-800-296-2821
1556 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, PA 19380

Chrislynn Energy Services Inc.
412-431-1553
301 Applridge Court
Gibsonia, PA 15044

Energy Choice Solutions
484-885-8345
913 Shenandoah Lane
West Chester, PA 19380

Gateway Energy Services Corporation
888-601-3141
400 Rella Boulevard
Suite 300
Montebello, NY 10901

HRNEnergy
973-822-2310
201 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Washington Gas Energy Services
888-884-9437
13865 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 200
Herndon, Virginia 20171-3401

Utility Rates Analysts
717-648-6239
220 South 17th Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Palmco Power PA LLC
1-877-726-5862
1350 60 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

Viridian Energy Inc.
866-663-2508
One Stamford Plaza
263 Tresser Blvd. – 9th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Secure Energy Solutions
800-655-9818
12 Somers Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

America Approved Energy Services Direct (AAESD)
877-570-3660
9405 Cypress Lake Drive
Suite B&C
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Paragon Advisors LLC-Energy Management Solutions
203-245-9131
170 Boston Post Road
Suite 105
Madison, CT 06443

Energy Management Resources (EMR)
800-657-9952
1536 NE 96th Street
Liberty, MO 64068

Northeast Energy Partners LLC
860-768-1922
174 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082

 

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