Compare Met-Ed Utility Rates - Price to Compare vs. Supplier Rate

  • Written By: Rebecca Bridges

  • Met-Ed (formerly Metropolitan Edison Co.) is an electric distribution company in southeastern Pennsylvania, serving 560,000 customers. They are owned by First Energy Company. First Energy also operates Penn Elec, West Penn Power and Penn Power.

    Met-Ed Service Territory

    Met-Ed is the electric utility company for these counties:

    AdamsBerksBucksChesterCumberland
    DauphinLancasterLebanonLehighMonroe
    MontgomeryNorthamptonPikeYork

    MetEd Electricity Rates – Supplier Prices

    Met-Ed (FirstEnergy)’s residential Price to Compare for the generation supply portion of your bill is 11.306¢/kWh from December 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024. Compare that to the supplier rates below.
    Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
    Public Power 12 Month Fixed with Monthly Fee 12 8.69 ¢
    Public Power 7 Month Fixed 7 9.39 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 12 12 9.79 ¢
    Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 12 12 9.89 ¢
    Public Power 12 Month Fixed 12 9.99 ¢
    XOOM Energy Sure Lock 12 12 10.09 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 9 9 10.29 ¢
    Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 18 18 10.29 ¢
    Public Power 15 Month Fixed 15 10.39 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 18 18 10.39 ¢

    Met-Ed Electricity Rates – Energy Choice

    Met-Ed is part of the Pennsylvania electricity choice program.

    Under this program, you can shop for an electricity supplier for your home or business, or you can get your power from the utility that serves your home.

    Regardless of who you choose for your electricity supply, the utility will still deliver the power to your home, respond in an emergency and send your bill.

    But, when you select a Electric Generation Supplier (EGS), you typically can lock in a competitive rate that gives you price certainty for the term of the contract that you select.

    Met-Ed’s Price to Compare rates change quarterly. The Price to Compare includes charges for: generation and transmission; PA’s Gross Receipts Tax; the utility’s charges for implementing the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards.

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    MetEd Price to Compare – Current & Historic Rates

    Met-Ed’s Price to Compare updates quarterly with market prices in March, June, September, and December.

    The current rate in the table below is what you would pay for electricity if you stay with Met-Ed as your default electricity supplier.

    Effective DatePrice to Compare
    December 1, 2023 - May 31, 202411.306¢
    September 1, 2023 - November 30, 202310.24¢
    June 1, 2023 - August 31, 202310.24¢
    March 1, 2023 - May 31, 20239.991¢
    December 1, 2022 - February 28, 202310.303¢
    September 1, 2022 - November 30, 20229.397¢
    June 1, 2022 - August 31, 20227.936¢
    March 1, 2022 - May 31, 20226.832¢
    December 1, 2021 - February 28, 20227.414¢
    September 1, 2021 - November 30, 20217.114¢
    June 1, 2021 - August 31, 20216.69¢
    March 1, 2021 - May 31, 20215.418¢
    December 1, 2020 - February 28, 20216.174¢
    September 1, 2020 - November 30, 20205.757¢

    The chart makes it easy to see the changes in residential electric service rates in recent quarters.

    About Rebecca Bridges

    Rebecca Bridges has worked in deregulated energy markets since 2001. As chief marketing officer for ElectricityPlans, she focuses on helping consumers save on their electricity bills and find the best electricity plans. Outside of work, Rebecca uses her marketing experience to support dog rescue and can often be found hiking or biking local trails.

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