By enrolling now, residents can lock in a fixed price of 8.30 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation through 2019, which is a savings over PECO’s current average residential rate of 9.35 cents per kWh.

"Our PriceControl offer is a great opportunity for residents interested in price stability to take advantage of today’s historically low prices in the energy market," said Trent Smith, vice president of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions. "They’ll save money now and lock in a low price that won’t change for six years. A four-year plan is also available at 8.20 cents per kWh."

Residents can enroll online at or by calling 1-877-204-9524. Residents who choose FirstEnergy Solutions as their electric generation supplier will continue to receive one bill and the same level of service from their utility, and the utility will continue to deliver the electricity, maintain the poles and wires, and respond to power outages.

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation’s largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving 2.5 million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois.