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Headquartered in Erie, PA, Penelec is one of the largest regulated energy utility companies in the Northeast. Nearly 600,000 customers benefit from Penelec’s services that include maintaining transmission and distribution lines that deliver electricity to their homes and businesses. Penelec manages outages and a host of service issues in 31 different Pennsylvania deregulated counties. This state-appointed energy utility is owned by FirstEnergy, one of the largest investor-owned electric companies in the U.S.
Headquarters: Erie, PA
Mission: We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers' lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
Electrical Services, Outage Services, Service Issues, Outdoor Lighting Services, Storm-Related Repairs
Central and Northern Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Electric Choice program serves deregulated energy markets in Pennsylvania which allows customers to select an independent retail energy provider. While Penelec is responsible for supplying, generating, and delivering electricity, the suppliers provide the energy that Penelec reliably delivers. Every customer within the Penelec service area receives electricity from this utility company regardless of which supplier they choose. Penelec works with more than 100 energy suppliers, including Verde Energy and Direct Energy.
As a FirstEnergy Corp. company, Penelec offers a range of products and services to support the needs of energy customers in Pennsylvania. Penelec is committed to supporting sustainability efforts while helping customers save money with incentives such as the Residential Energy Audit Program and Energy Conservation Kits. From maintaining transmission and distribution lines and managing power outages to post lamps and home repair plans, Penelec’s products and services help keep energy users informed and safe.
*Free estimates are available on all of these efforts to make energy efficiency more affordable for customers in the Penelec service area