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Dating to 1733 when the city location was selected by cartographers, Reading, Pennsylvania, is a midsized city with a more-than-midsized history full of periods of war preparation, industrial prosperity and agricultural success. While the city is now a bustling oasis within the commonwealth’s third-largest county for cash receipts from agriculture, Reading doesn’t stop short of offering a wealth of competitive natural gas and electric companies. No matter whether you’re in the market for a new supply plan from a competitive gas company or if you’re comparing supply rates between a competitive Reading electric company and the local utility,® is ready to help make the shopping process easier.

Report emergencies to the local utility

Depending on your address, your electric utility may be Met-Ed or PPL. UGI services all of Reading, despite your exact address. The utility is responsible for maintenance of all infrastructure within its service area. While PA Power Switch gives you the power to choose an energy supply plan, the utility remains responsible for emergencies.

If you experience a loss of power or smell a gas leak, contact your utility immediately.

  • Met-Ed: 1-888-544-4877 (Electric)
  • PPL: 1-800-342-5775 (Electric)
  • UGI: 1-800-276-2722 (Natural gas)

Learn more about Reading, PA

As the seat of Berks County, Reading is ripe with heritage. During the American Revolution, Reading was a hub of iron production, and therefore able to supply troops with weapons. As a military depot during the Civil War, prisoners were detained in Reading, specifically prisoners from the battle of Trenton. Over time the city experienced economic ups and downs, but one unique, historical structure that has remained is the unusual 7-story pagoda. The Pagoda is perched atop Mt. Penn, and is more than 100 years old. Commissioned as a resort, the pagoda is now a local landmark featuring a café, group tours and event space.

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