Erie Electricity Supplier

Energy rates that are Erie-sistable.

Erie has energy choice. Make a smart switch. Choose AEP Energy, an Electric Generation Supplier.

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Why AEP Energy?

Instead of paying fluctuating utility rates, with AEP Energy, you’ll receive:

  • Fixed-rate pricing for the duration of the plan you choose
  • Same reliable service at a better price
  • No cancellation fees if you are not 100% satisfied
  • Reward Dollars to use in AEP Energy Reward Store

Believe it.

Do you know what your fellow Erieites pay for electricity? You may be interested to know that some likely have better plans than you. How? They are using AEP Energy as their Electric Generation Supplier (EGS).

As a team, AEP Energy has made certain that switching your EGS is hassle-free. We have also worked hard to ensure that you have access to better rates. In fact, AEP Energy, an EGS, has helped thousands of people in the Erie area save money.

With AEP Energy, you get secure electricity prices. You also get the same bill and service from your local utility. Plus, we sell power at market-based prices. This means you are protected from potentially volatile and fluctuating electricity rates. The benefit is a fixed price, no early termination fees, and peace of mind.

Rely on AEP Energy to be your electric supplier. We are not only a part of one of the largest and oldest energy companies in the United States, we are also committed to complete customer satisfaction.

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Helping Flagship City live green.

Erie-area customers can support a cleaner environment while getting electricity service with an AEP Energy supply plan.

ECO-Advantage® is a plan that matches 100% of your electricity usage with national Green-e® Energy certified wind Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). When you buy and pair RECs with your electricity service, you get and use renewable electricity.

RECs also help build a market for renewable electricity and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. That means ECO-Advantage® helps you make a positive environmental impact without having to use expensive equipment or pay additional costs. It’s a win-win.

Let AEP Energy be your renewable electricity provider.

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ECO-Advantage is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.

Energy choice for residents of Erie, PA.

Northwestern PA is a great place to “pursue your happiness.” Attractions like Presque Isle State Park and Waldameer & Water World are magnificent places for residents to build rich memories. So, whether you and your family live near Bicentennial Tower and Gannon University or close to the Downtown Historic District and Allegheny College, AEP Energy can work for you. From Presque Isle to Woodcock Lake and all areas in between, there is a plan that fits your location.

Powering the workshop of the world.

Erie and Crawford counties have a rich history that began long before they were incorporated and that continues today.

Energy deregulation in Erie and Crawford has helped homeowners throughout the area take greater control of their energy costs. This means they don’t have to buy energy from the local utility company. They can choose the energy supplier and plan that meets their energy needs best.

Families in northwestern PA can be sure their homes are warm in the winter and cool in the summer, while feeling confident they will have energy rates that are stable. Whether they root for the Browns and Cavs to the southwest, the Bills and Sabres to the northeast, or one of the minor league teams right in Erie, families in the area can rely on AEP Energy to keep the power running to their televisions.

AEP Energy offers electricity plans to almost every town in the area, including: Corry, Edinboro, Erie, Girard, Lake City, Lawrence Park, Meadville, North East, Northwest Harborcreek, Titusville, Union City, Wesleyville, and many more. The zip codes include:

16401,16407, 16410, 16411, 16412, 16413, 16415, 16417, 16421, 16423, 16426, 16427, 16428, 16430, 16438, 16441, 16442, 16443, 16444, 16475, 16501, 16502, 16503, 16504, 16505, 16506, 16507, 16508, 16509, 16510, 16511, 16515, 16534, 16541, 16544, 16546, 16550, 16563, 16565, 16512, 16514, 16522, 16530, 16531, 16538, 16553

Erie and Crawford offer residents of each of these locations a number of competing energy companies, which allows people to pick the supplier that fits their needs. AEP Energy has price plans and renewable energy options that are among the most competitive.

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Electric companies in the Erie area.

The following electric distribution companies (EDS) provide the distribution and transmission of electric power in Erie and Crawford counties and the surrounding areas.

Penelec (FirstEnergy)

Penelec is one of FirstEnergy’s ten regulated distribution companies that together form one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems. Penelec serves 600,000 customers in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Why Erie chooses AEP Energy.

AEP Energy customers in the Erie area are very pleased. Read what they have to say.

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AEP [Energy] makes it easy to switch and rewarding to stay. They also do more than provide energy. They provide energy-saving solutions and encourage a responsible use of energy.

Seth C. Erie, PA

I have been an AEP [Energy] customer for several years. The company is very reliable, has competitive rates and no cancellation fee. I have told several family members about AEP Energy and they too have switched and they like it also. Their reward store is just another plus.

Barbara J. Erie, PA

I have used AEP [Energy] for my electric for over 3 years and have been consistently pleased with their price and easy to use web based services. I highly recommend AEP Energy to anyone looking for a supplier!

Pat G. Erie, PA

I enrolled with AEP Energy initially because of the low price. I have an all electric home, so price is important. I was pleasantly surprised to find a company that appears to value my business.

Brian S. Franklin, PA

Love this company. Last year I researched rates and found AEP Energy to have the lowest rate for my needs. Just renewed for another year at an even lower rate. It’s nice to know there’s no cancellation fee, but I’m sure I’ll have no need for that. And I’ve found their customer service to be very efficient and the reps pleasant to deal with.

Patricia C. Meadville, PA

Frequently Asked Questions

Enrollment

  • No. Most Public Utilities Commissions have only allowed investor owned utilities to participate in electric choice. Municipal electric cooperatives do not participate in electric choice.

  • There is no equipment to install or any changes in wiring or hardware. You also won’t experience any interruptions as a result of enrolling with AEP Energy and there will be no changes in your electricity delivery.

  • Eligibility rules for assistance programs can vary by state and/or utility. Please contact your local utility for more information. In Pennsylvania, we can enroll customers who are currently on a Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) or Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and you will not notice a change with regard to your PIPP or LIHEAP benefits.

  • Unfortunately, if you owe money to the local utility, you are not eligible to enroll with AEP Energy until your balance has been paid.

  • No, AEP Energy will take care of notifying the local utility. Enrolling with AEP Energy does not eliminate or cancel your current local utility service. You will remain a customer of your current local utility as they will continue to read your meter, send you one bill that contains all of your charges and provide maintenance and emergency services.

  • In most cases, your service will begin on the next available meter-read date after your local utility accepts your enrollment. This typically takes up to 45-75 days after we receive your enrollment form. In Pennsylvania, our service may begin as soon as three days after enrollment. You will receive a confirmation letter from your local utility that will provide your specific start date.

  • Switching fees are a cost imposed by your local utility (with the exception of Pennsylvania) that you may incur as a result of changing suppliers. However, AEP Energy will cover those charges. Please note – switching fees should not be confused with early termination fees. Many price plans do not include an early termination fee, however, please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract.

  • Many of our price plans do not have an early termination fee if you cancel prior to the end of your agreement. However, please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract. In Pennsylvania, keep in mind that no supplier is allowed to charge an early termination fee during the last month of your agreement.

  • Yes, our price plans will require that you enter into a contract. Your agreement will outline the terms and conditions including your price and term length, as well as cancellation and renewal provisions.

  • AEP Energy has a variety of electricity product offerings to meet your energy needs. Click here to see the price plans for your area.

  • You will need to provide AEP Energy with your account name and service address as listed on your utility bill, as well as your utility account number. Some utilities use various forms of account numbers or identifiers for their customers. Click here to use our Utility Number Reference Guide to help you find your utility account number and identify what type of information to provide AEP Energy.

  • It’s easy to enroll with AEP Energy! Simply enroll online by browsing the price plans for your area or give us a call at 1-855-300-7192.

General

  • Renewable energy comes from natural sources that are infinite and constantly replenished, like sunlight and wind. Choosing renewable energy is a sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to power your home. Learn more about renewable energy and its benefits here.

  • 1. If moving to a location within the same service area: You may be able to keep AEP Energy as your existing supplier when you move to a new address within the same service area with a program called Seamless Move. You should call your electric distribution company to provide a disconnect date for the old account and a connect date for the new account within the same phone call. If you are eligible for the Seamless Move program, you will be able to keep AEP Energy at your new location without interruption. For more information about the Seamless Move program, please contact your electric distribution company.

    2. If moving to a location in a new service area in Pennsylvania served by AEP Energy: You may be able arrange for AEP Energy as your supplier on the connect date for your new location with a program called Instant Connect. Call your electric distribution company to set-up service at the new location and then contact one of our Customer Care Representatives toll free at 1-866-258-3782 to let us know your plans. Although you can’t transfer your agreement to the new location, you can sign up your new location under a new agreement. We’ll take care of the details to coordinate supply service beginning day one.

    3. If moving to a location in a service area outside of Pennsylvania: If you are moving to a new home or apartment outside of your current service area, call your electric distribution company to place a disconnect order and arrange for service at the new location. Then contact one of our Customer Care Representatives toll free at 1-866-258-3782 or by completing the form here to let us know your plans. Although you can’t transfer your agreement to the new location, you can sign up your new location under a new agreement if it is within a service area that we serve. Click here to see what markets we serve.

  • Many price plans do not include an early termination fee, however, please refer to your service agreement for cancellation provisions.

  • Many consumers have the power to choose an electricity and natural gas supplier, like AEP Energy. If your home is located in a deregulated state, you can choose who supplies your generation and transmission services and what price you pay for it. This allows you to choose the supply plan and contract length that works for you. To learn more about how energy choice works and its benefits, click here.