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Get To Know West Penn Power

West Penn Power is an electric utility that operates in western Pennsylvania. It was formerly part of Allegheny Energy Inc. However, Allegheny Energy merged with FirstEnergy in 2011. As part of FirstEnergy, this utility is one of its several electric facilities that operate throughout the United States. FirstEnergy serves 6 million customers in six states. Since it is a utility, West Penn Power rates are regulated by the government and are considered a default supply plan under PA Power Switch. Pennsylvania energy consumers have the option of searching for an alternative energy supplier that offers a plan that may be better fitting to their needs. 

Find out more about West Penn Power in your hometown:

BadenBeaverBeaver FallsButler
Ellwood CityFarrellGreenvilleGrove City
HermitageMeridianNew BrightonNew Castle
New WilmingtonRochesterSeven FieldsSewickley
SharonSharpsvilleSlippery RockZelienople

West Penn Power in the community

As a part of FirstEnergy, West Penn Power participates in the FirstEnergy Foundation. This community-based effort focuses on contributing to nonprofit organizations to assist in strengthening the economic and social aspects of the communities FirstEnergy operates in. Paired with the FirstEnergy Foundation, this utility also encourages its employees to volunteer in the communities they live in. West Penn Power and other FirstEnergy employees have volunteered for various organizations such as the American Red Cross, March of Dimes, Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Cancer Society.

Understanding regulated supply rates

Regulated rates on supply are the only supply rates offered by West Penn Power. Electricity utility rates are always regulated and in the PA energy market, they are considered default. If consumers who live in the West Penn Power service area would prefer different supply rates, they can participate in PA Power Switch and shop around for a different energy supplier that offers alternative supply rates. Pennsylvania consumers can do this because they live in a deregulated market. However, it wasn't always that way. Before the late 1990s, Pennsylvania had a regulated energy market where consumers could only purchase supply plans directly from the utility at regulated supply rates.

Let ElectricityRatesPennsylvania.com lend a hand

If you're looking into finding a new energy plan for your home or business, we're here to help. ElectricityRatesPennsylvania.com has detailed information on some of the companies that offer supply plans in your area. On top of that, our team of energy professionals has been trained to help consumers find a plan that works well for their home or business. Begin your research by looking over our site to get a better idea of some of the options in your area. When you're ready to talk supply plans, give us a jingle! Take advantage of PA Power Switch and be sure you're getting the right supply plan for your home or business!

Source: www.firstenergycorp.com. Updated: 6-4-15.