Champion Energy Services Now Licensed as Electric Supplier in Maryland

Sep 08, 2011, 10:55 ET from Champion Energy Services

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services, LLC (www.championenergyservices.com) has been approved to become an electricity supplier in Maryland.

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Champion Energy filed on March 1, 2011 to serve residential, commercial and industrial load in the service territories of Allegheny Power, Baltimore Gas and Electric, Delmarva Power and Potomac Electric Power Company.  The Maryland Public Service Commission recently granted Champion Energy Services a license to supply electricity under license number IR-2196.

"Our entry into Maryland's deregulated electricity markets is a logical next step for Champion Energy," said Fordham.  "We look forward to building on a successful track record in the Texas, Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania markets as Champion Energy extends its footprint. Our company is excited to bring competitive rates, exceptional customer care and flexible solutions to residential, commercial and industrial customers across Maryland."

About Champion Energy Services

Houston-based Champion Energy Services is the fastest-growing retail electric provider in the nation and the largest never to have been affiliated with a utility. Champion Energy currently serves residential, governmental, commercial and industrial customers in deregulated electric energy markets in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey, with Maryland slated for fourth quarter 2011. The company has ranked "Highest in Residential Customer Satisfaction with Retail Electric Service, Two Years in a Row" according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010-2011 Texas Residential Retail Electric Provider Customer Satisfaction Studies(SM).* Backed by the financial strength of Texas-based Crane Capital and EDF Trading North America, LLC, the company serves 725,000 residential customer equivalents, with a peak load of near 2,200 megawatts. PUCT No. 10098, PA PUC license A-2009-2124113, Ohio PUC certificate 09-166E(1), Illinois (ICC) docket 10-0168, New Jersey BPU license ESL-0082 and Maryland IR-2196.

* For J.D. Power and Associates award information, go to www.jdpower.com.

CONTACT:     Scott Fordham, President & Chief Executive Officer
                      281.653.1813  •  sfordham@championenergyservices.com

SOURCE Champion Energy Services



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