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Atlantic City Electric Is a NJ Power Utility

New Jersey electricity consumers who live in the Southern region of the may state have Atlantic City Electric as their utility. This utility serves Southern NJ electric consumers including those who live in Ocean, Atlantic, Camden, Burlington, Salem, Gloucester, Cape May and Cumberland. In 2005, this NJ electric utility merged with Pepco Holdings Inc., one of the largest Mid-Atlantic energy delivery companies. Pepco Holdings Inc. not only serves New Jersey consumers, it also provides energy to Maryland, the District of Columbia and Delaware through its subsidiaries.

NJ electric deregulation

After the deregulation bill was passed in 1999, NJ electric consumers were given the ability to choose what company supplies their electricity. Consumers in Southern New Jersey who have this utility no longer have to purchase their supply from it. New Jersey electricity consumers are given the option to pick a third-party supplier that offers alternative supply rates.

Atlantic City Electric rates

Customers who live in this utility's service area have the option of keeping it as their supplier. As a utility, Atlantic City Electric rates are regulated by the government and fluctuate with the market price of electricity. Rates such as these can change twice a year and may not be the best option for a customer's home or business. However, in the NJ electric market, if customers would prefer a more predictable energy plan, they can choose a third-party NJ electric supplier that offers fixed-rate plans that may work better for their energy needs.

Learning what NJ electric companies serve your area

No matter what company supplies your energy, your NJ power utility will still provide your electricity. If you are looking for a supplier that serves your area,® can save you some trouble. You can browse NJ electric suppliers that serve your area by entering your ZIP code. If you are interested, give us a call to learn more about what kinds of rates are available for you. Supply rates vary across the board – from variable rates, similar to regulated utility rates, to flat-rate plans that allow you to pay the same price each month for the term of your contract. can help you find a different supply rate that is a well-suited match for your home or business' energy needs.

Utility information for Atlantic City Electric

Service area: Southern New Jersey

Customer service: 1-800-642-3780

Outages, life-threatening power emergencies and downed wires: 1-800-833-7476

Updated: 7-17-15