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If you’ve been to the store recently, you’ve probably noticed that the prices are going up.

Beef on gas, and pretty much everything in between.

But, just as you would be looking for the best price on everyday products, it’s important to know that you can do the same with your power supply as well.

PPL Electric Utilities supplies your electricity, but we do not own the power plants where this electricity is produced. And, for more than two decades in Pennsylvania, consumers have had the flexibility to shop around and choose the electricity supplier that is right for them, such as the cheapest supplier or a renewable energy producer.

With costs – including energy supply prices – on the rise, now is a great time to shop around to make sure your supplier is getting you the best possible rate.

When you venture into the electricity market, remember to shop smart. Be aware of variable rates, which start small and then increase with the price of electricity.

Beware of deceptive marketing tactics, beware of hidden early termination fees, and always make sure you read the fine print on any contracts you sign with a vendor.

If you do not choose a supplier, you receive default supply through PPL Electric Utilities according to state law.

We run competitive energy auctions twice a year, in which we guarantee supply at the lowest offered rate, and then pass that supply on to customers without any mark-up.

We do not profit from supply generation, so we have no interest in who you choose to supply your electricity.

We just want to help you keep your bills as low as possible.

To help customers with the buying process, we recently redesigned our invoices to make it easier to identify your current supplier information, and we also have plenty of web resources at the new

Don’t leave money on the table.

Buy smart today for the right utility for you and save.

Tracie Witter is Director of Regional Affairs for PPL Electric Utilities. Email him at

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