Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, is a regulated utility company that provides electric services to customers in Maryland. The company serves approximately 567,000 customers in Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Pepco owns and operates a network of transmission and distribution lines, as well as substations that deliver electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable electricity, and invests in infrastructure upgrades and modernization to improve the resiliency of the grid. Pepco also offers various energy efficiency programs and rebates to help customers reduce their energy consumption and lower their bills. The company is regulated by the Maryland Public Service Commission and is subject to state and federal regulations.
Pepco - Maryland's energy comes from natural gas, coal, biomass, and other fossil. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 76% of Pepco - Maryland's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 20%. Biomass provides 1% of Pepco - Maryland's electricity. Other Fossil provides 1% of Pepco - Maryland's electricity.
The average electricity rate for Pepco - Maryland customers is 13.98 cents/kWh. Pepco - Maryland has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.
|Rate Name||Rate Type||Cost Per kWh|
|RESIDENTIAL TIME-OF-USE PILOT PROGRAM R-TOU-P||TOU||3¢ to 25¢|
|RESIDENTIAL SERVICE - WITH PLUG-IN VEHICLE CHARGING SCHEDULE "R-PIV"||TOU||12¢ to 25¢|
|Residential Time Metered, Standard Offer Service (Schedule R-TM)||TOU||15¢ to 16¢|
|Residential (Schedule R)||Fixed||5¢ to 9¢|
|RESIDENTIAL TIME-OF-USE PILOT PROGRAM R-TOU-P||TOU||10¢ to 46¢|
|RESIDENTIAL SERVICE - WITH PLUG-IN VEHICLE CHARGING SCHEDULE "R-PIV"||TOU||5¢ to 9¢|
|Residential, Standard Offer Service (Schedule R)||Fixed||15¢ to 19¢|
|PLUG-IN VEHICLE CHARGING - SCHEDULE "PIV" (Closed to new customers)||TOU||9¢ to 19¢|
|Residential Time Metered (Schedule R-TM)||TOU||5¢ to 5¢|
The price to compare for Pepco - Maryland is 9.44¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.
|Provider||Plan||Rate Per kWh||Plan Length|
Live Brighter™ 12
cheapestcheapest 12 months
|10.59¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
Live Brighter™ 18
cheapest 13+ months
|10.69¢||18 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 12
|11.19¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 24
|11.49¢||24 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 32
|11.59¢||32 months||Choose Plan|
In 2021, the average Pepco - Maryland customer lost electricity one time for a duration of 114 minutes. In total, the average Pepco - Maryland customer had their electricity out for about 75 minutes during the whole year.
Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; reconciled annually in April at the commodity energy supply rate
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