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:
Shop for Competitive Electric Rates in Met-Ed
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.
The current Met-Ed residential Price to Compare is 10.24¢/kWh for residential customers. That rate is in effect from September 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023. Met-Ed rates change quarterly, in March, June, September and December. You can lock in a fixed rate plan by shopping for an Electricity Generation Supplier (EGS).
The Met-Ed Price to Compare is 10.679¢/kWh for business customers That rate is in effect from September 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023. Met-Ed rates change quarterly, in March, June, September and December. You can lock in a fixed rate plan by shopping for an Electricity Generation Supplier (EGS).
Best Residential Electricity Rates from EGS Suppliers in Met-Ed
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 13||13||9.49 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 12 Month Fixed||12||9.59 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 10 Month Fixed||10||9.59 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 12||12||9.80 ¢|
|Public Power Electric 18 Month Fixed||18||9.99 ¢|
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 12||12||10.09 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 24||24||10.09 ¢|
|Energy Harbor Safe Harbor 36||36||10.49 ¢|
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Current and Historic Met-Ed Utility Price to Compare Rate RS – Regular Residential Service
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. The chart illustrates increasing energy costs for residential electric service in recent quarters.
|Effective Date||Price to Compare|
|December 1, 2023 - February 28, 2024||11.306¢|
|September 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023||10.24¢|
|June 1, 2023 - August 31, 2023||10.24¢|
|March 1, 2023 - May 31, 2023||9.991¢|
|December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023||10.303¢|
|September 1, 2022 - November 30, 2022||9.397¢|
|June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022||7.936¢|
|March 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022||6.832¢|
|December 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022||7.414¢|
|September 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021||7.114¢|
|June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021||6.69¢|
|March 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021||5.418¢|
|December 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021||6.174¢|
|September 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020||5.757¢|
Met-Ed Historic Residential Price to Compare Rate Chart
Standard Offer Program
Met-Ed customers can participate in the Standard Offer Program, also called the Customer Referral Program.
Under this program, you’ll get assigned to a supplier. You will have a fixed rate for 12 months, with a guaranteed savings of 7% off the utility’s currently effective price to compare.
Keep in mind that it’s 7% off the price to compare that’s in effect on the day you sign up. The price to compare changes quarterly. But your rate under the Standard Offer Program will stay the same for the full year.
Also keep in mind that you may be able to get even greater savings if you shop directly for a competitive supplier. Most of the rates above will give you a savings of more than 7% versus the price to compare rate.
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