This graph shows a comparison of the average monthly electricity bill in Pennsylvania for Utilities' Price to Compare and the best ESCO plan.
The average price for using the Distributor's Price to Compare is $66/month, while the average price for switching to an ESCO is $52/month.
On average, a customer will save $14/month (amounting to about $165 in yearly savings) by switching their electricity to the cheapest ESCO electricity supplier. Comparing energy plans will allow a customer to choose between different types of monthly plans: fixed and variable rates, renewable generation, and promotional introductory rates.
This analysis used the following assumptions:
1 - Customers prefer "fixed term" plans to "variable" plans, as those give customers most certainty about their subsequent rates and bills.
2 - Average monthly electricity usage is 870kWh/month