AKRON, Ohio, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential electric customers of ComEd can now sign up with FirstEnergy Solutions to receive a guaranteed 15% discount off ComEd's electric generation rate until September 2013 through the PercentPromise program.
"Shopping for an electric generation supplier is one of the easiest ways to save money," said Dave Hennekes, vice president of Retail Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions. "And because you are guaranteed to save 15% off the utility's generation rate, there is no risk – you'll be saving money even when ComEd's rate fluctuates up and down."
FirstEnergy Solutions also provides other savings options to ComEd customers. Residents can take advantage of the low, fixed price of 5.70 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) through June 2014. Residents interested in an introductory price can sign up with FirstEnergy Solutions to receive 5.55 cents per kWh on electric generation through December 2012, then 5.85 cents per kWh through June 2014.
Residents who choose FirstEnergy Solutions as their electric generation supplier will continue to receive one bill and the same level of service from ComEd, and the utility will continue to deliver the electricity, maintain the poles and wires, and respond to power outages. More information is available at www.pluginillinois.org and www.power2switch.com.
Residents interested in signing up for the PercentPromise offer can go online to www.fes.com/ComEd15off. Residents interested in the other offers from FirstEnergy Solutions may visit www.fes.com or call 888-682-2256.
FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies comprise the nation's largest investor-owned electric system. Its diverse generating fleet features non-emitting nuclear, scrubbed baseload coal, natural gas, and pumped-storage hydro and other renewables, and has a total generating capacity of nearly 23,000 megawatts.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.