Comparing Maryland electricity rates has never been easier. With Price To Compare’s simple-to-use energy marketplace, you can search and switch to a better electricity plan in no time, keeping your utility bills lower and more predictable month-to-month. Compare electricity rates in the Old Line State in just a few clicks.
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What’s the cost of natural gas in Maryland? It’s up to you. Natural gas rates can vary from county to county, but you have the power to pick where your power comes from. Use our energy marketplace to search for the best natural gas rates and pick a price that’s right for you and your budget. By making the most of your energy choice, you can keep your home’s heating and cooking bills in line through every winter and every crab feast.
Renewable Energy Options In Maryland
Whether you’re an avid member of The Maryland Green Registry, or you’re just wondering what green energy options are out there, look no further – Price To Compare can help connect you with the top renewable energy suppliers available in your area. Find the right environmentally-friendly electricity plan for your home today.
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Suppliers and Utilities
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Price To Compare allows you to pick and choose from the top natural gas and electricity suppliers in Maryland all in one place, including:
Constellation is a national supplier of electric power and natural gas. It is a subsidiary of Exelon that services approximately 2 million residential, public sector, and business customers.
Direct Energy supplies electric power and natural gas to four million customers across the U.S. and most of Canada. It was originally founded in Toronto, Canada, but is now headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Headquarters: Houston, TX
Founded In: 1986
Energy Harbor is an electricity and natural gas supplier serving over a million residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It operates nuclear and fossil fuel generators in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
There are 8 major utility companies that deliver electricity and natural gas to residential customers within the state of Maryland.
Utility companies are responsible for delivering energy from a supplier (who creates or generates the energy) to your home. They maintain the wires, pipes and other infrastructure needed to get electricity or gas from Point A to Point B.
Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy subsidiary, serves close to 400,000 customers in Maryland and West Virginia. It was formerly known as Allegheny Energy until the companies merged in 2011.
Headquarters: Williamsport, MD
Founded In: 1997
BGE provides energy services to over 1.3 million electric customers and 680,000 natural gas customers throughout Baltimore City and 10 Maryland counties.
Headquarters: Baltimore, MD
Founded In: 1816
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation delivers natural gas to approximately 60,000 customers throughout the states of Delaware and Maryland.
Headquarters: Dover. DE
Founded In: 1859
Columbia Gas of Maryland
Columbia Gas of Maryland is one of six energy delivery companies providing utilities, including natural gas, to nearly 4 million customers in western Maryland.
Headquarters: Hagerstown, MD
Founded In: 1847
Delmarva Power is an electricity and natural gas company serving 203,000 customers in the Eastern Short region of Maryland and 312,000 customers within the state of Delaware.
Headquarters: Newark, DE
Founded In: 1909
PEPCO is an electric utility that serves nearly 900,000 customers throughout the counties of Montgomery and Price George’s in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Founded In: 1896
UGI Utilities delivers natural gas to just one county in the state of Maryland: Frederick. The rest of its natural gas service area lies in the state of Pennsylvania.
Headquarters: King of Prussia, PA
Founded In: 1882
Washington Gas Light provides natural gas to over 1.2 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. It was founded through a Congressional charter signed into law by President James K. Polk.
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Founded In: 1848
Always call your utility company rather than your energy provider in a power emergency.
About Energy Deregulation in Maryland
The state of Maryland has been deregulated for electricity since the passing of the Electric Customer Choice and Competition Act of 1999.
Natural gas deregulation came the same year when the Maryland Public Service Commission approved plans allowing customers the ability to buy their gas supply from alternative suppliers.
While seven of the state’s smaller utility companies (those that fall into the category of Rural Cooperative Systems and Municipal Systems) do not participate in energy choice programs, the 10 largest utility companies do allow their customers to choose their own energy suppliers.
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Learn more about your energy choices and exactly how switching energy providers works. Don’t worry—for the consumer, the switch is seamless without any interruption in electricity or natural gas. Your utility company will simply begin delivering the energy from the supplier of your choice.
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