Shop for your energy the same way you shop for your other services
Just as you’d shop for a purse, or a cell phone carrier or internet service provider or your insurance company, in Pennsylvania, you also have a choice of which company supplies your electricity
Energy deregulation has allowed residents and businesses in Pennsylvania to purchase their electricity and natural gas from licensed energy generation suppliers or alternative energy suppliers. Since deregulation your local distribution utility (PECO, PPL, Duquesne, MetEd, Penelec) is not the only option you have for your energy supply.
The electric utilities had three main functions that were integrated prior to deregulation: