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How does electric choice work?

December 01, 2016

Put simply, there are three major components in providing electricity: Generation (the actual electricity supply), Transmission (large transmission lines and towers that carry electricity over longer distances), and Distribution (local electric poles and wires). In Pennsylvania, customers are free to choose who supplies the generation and transmission portions of their electricity supply service. They can purchase these services from an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) such as AEP Energy.

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