PSE&G Customers Can Avoid Future Electric Rate Increases for Four Years with FirstEnergy Solutions' PriceControl Offers

Dec 19, 2013, 14:30 ET from FirstEnergy Corp.

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents served by Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) now have the opportunity to secure one price for four years by signing up with the FirstEnergy Solutions PriceControl offer.  By enrolling now, residents can lock in a fixed price of 11.22 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation through 2017 and avoid PSE&G's quarterly rate fluctuations. 

"Our PriceControl offer is a great opportunity for residents interested in price stability to take advantage of today's historically low prices in the energy market," said Trent Smith, vice president of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions.  "They'll get a great low price that won't change over the entire four-year term of the agreement."   

Residents can enroll online at or by calling 1-866-625-7318.  Residents who choose FirstEnergy Solutions as their electric generation supplier will continue to receive one bill and the same level of service from their utility, and the utility will continue to deliver the electricity, maintain the poles and wires, and respond to power outages.  

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving 2.5 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 form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland, and New York.  Its generation subsidiaries control more than 18,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.

SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.