The start of June brings new electric rates to customers in several Northeast states who continue to buy their power supply from the local utility instead of shopping for a competitive electric supplier.

June 1 marked the start of the new "planning year" for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest transmission grid operators and many utilities have aligned their electric supply rates for non-shopping customers with the planning year.
Here's a round-up of some of the new residential electric rates taking effect in June.

New Jersey:
At Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), the new electric rates (energy charges) for RS residential customers who do not shop for power are 11.0220 cents per kWh for the first 600 kWh used in the billing cycle and 11.8756 cents per kWh for usage in excess of 600 kWh. Including the state's Sales & Use Tax, PSE&G's Basic Generation Service energy charge is 11.7935 cents per kWh and 12.7069 cents per kWh for usage under and over 600 kWh, respectively. These rates will remain in effect through September 30.

At Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), the utility's new RS residential electric rate, known as the Price to Compare, is 9.5755 cents per kWh for the first 600 kWh used in the billing cycle and 10.5012 cents per kWh for usage in excess of 600 kWh. These rates reflect the Sales & Use Tax, and will remain in effect through September 30.

At Atlantic City Electric (ACE), the new RS residential electric rate, called the BGS-FP Supply Charge, is 9.0581¢/kWh for the first 750 kWh used in the billing cycle and 9.9718 cents per kWh for usage in excess of 750 kWh. ACE also publishes a separate RS Price to Compare, reflecting an average blending of the charges, which is listed as 9.87 cents per kWh.

Maryland
At Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE), the new Schedule R residential electric rate, or total supply rate, is 8.975 cents per kWh, effective June 1 through September 30, excluding reconciliations.

At Pepco Maryland, the new Schedule R residential electric rate, or price of "Standard Offer Service", is 8.64 cents per kWh, effective June 1 through September 30, excluding reconciliations.

District of Columbia
At Pepco DC, the new Schedule R residential Price to Compare is 8.23 cents per kWh, effective June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015.

Illinois
At Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), the new residential electric rate, or Price To Compare, is 7.596 cents per kWh, effective June 1 through September 30.
At Ameren, the new residential electric rate, or Price To Compare, is 4.657 cents per kWh for customers in Rate Zone I (AmerenCIPS); 4.553 cents per kWh for customers in Rate Zone II (AmerenCILCO); and 4.633 cents per kWh for customers in Rate Zone III (AmerenIP). All of these rates are effective June 1 through September 30.