Potomac Edison - Maryland Electricity Rates and Plans

Potomac Edison is an electric utility company that operates in Maryland, providing electricity to over 260,000 customers across seven counties. The company is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp, which owns and operates a number of electric utilities across the United States. In Maryland, Potomac Edison is responsible for maintaining and upgrading the local electric grid, ensuring that power is delivered reliably and safely to homes and businesses. The company also offers a range of programs and services to help customers manage their energy usage and reduce their bills, including energy efficiency audits, rebates for energy-efficient appliances, and time-of-use pricing plans. Overall, Potomac Edison is committed to delivering affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy to the communities it serves in Maryland.



Potomac Edison - Maryland Energy Sources

Potomac Edison - Maryland's energy comes from wind, and solar. Wind is the largest source of electricity, providing 78% of Potomac Edison - Maryland's energy. Solar is the second largest source, making up 22%.





Potomac Edison - Maryland Rates

The average electricity rate for Potomac Edison - Maryland customers is 10.98 cents/kWh. Potomac Edison - Maryland has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Schedule R Residential ServiceFixed11¢ to 11¢
Schedule R Residential ServiceFixed

Potomac Edison - Maryland Electricity Plans

The price to compare for Potomac Edison - Maryland is 9.79¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
9.49¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 18

cheapest 13+ months
9.99¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 20

10.09¢20 monthsChoose Plan

Potomac Edison - Maryland Reliability

In 2021, the average Potomac Edison - Maryland customer lost electricity one time for a duration of 167 minutes. In total, the average Potomac Edison - Maryland customer had their electricity out for about 179 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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