Small businesses serviced by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) can save as much as 15% on their electric bills by choosing to purchase their power from an energy company offering a lower electric rate than the JCP&L basic generation service rate. The basic generation service rate is a default electric rate that customers pay who have not taken the time to shop and compare energy prices.
New Jersey has one of the most successful electric choice markets in the country both in terms of number of customer participants and the amount of competitive electric suppliers who are active in the market. Shopping for lower electric prices is simply about saving money. Even after a customer chooses an alternative supplier JCP&L continues to deliver the monthly electric bill, deliver the power through the state transmission and distribution lines, and respond to power outages. Here are some current offers for small businesses in central New Jersey who receive their electric bill from JCP&L: