• Price to Compare

  • The Price to Compare (“PTC”) is the average cost per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for supply, based on your rate classification. The PTC is a tool for you to use in comparing Atlantic City Electric’s Basic Generation Service (“BGS”) electric supply rates with offers from competing licensed electric suppliers.

    To calculate your potential savings as a consumer in a rate class, determine the difference between our "Price to Compare" and the price of other alternate electricity suppliers participating in the Energy Choice Program by subtracting one from the other. If the supplier’s price is less than the "Price to Compare," you’ll save money. Multiply that difference by your average monthly kilowatt-hour (kWh) usage to determine your average monthly and annual savings.

    1. Look at the "Price to Compare" chart to determine your correct rate.

    New Jersey Residential Price to Compare (cents per kWh)

    Rate Class  03/01/15 06/01/15  10/01/15  03/01/16 06/01/16 09/01/1610/01/16 
    Residential Service (RS)  10.80 10.32 10.67 10.63 10.04 9.93 10.61
    Residential Time of Use (RSTOU)  10.09 9.63  9.98 9.97 9.40  9.30 9.98 

    The above prices are rate schedule averages.

    2. The following is an example using the residential (RS) rate class.

    Atlantic City Electric

    "Price to Compare"/kWh
    Prospective Supplier* Price/kWh
    Difference/kWh
    Avg. Monthly kWh Usage
    Avg. Monthly Savings


    Avg. Annual Savings
          9.87                                            
        − 8.22
         = 1.65 cents/kWh
         × 750 cents/kWh
         = $12.38 cents/kWh
        × 12
         = $148.56

    *An example using a fictional price. your savings will differ based on the price of the actual supplier you choose.

    3. You can print and use the form below as a calculation worksheet.

    Fill in the information on line 1, 2 and 3 to calculate your monthly and annual savings.

    1. Atlantic City Electric's Price to Compare kWh              cents/kWh

    2. Suppliers Price to Compare kWh                               – cents/kWh


    Difference kWh                                                              = cents/kWh

    3. Average Monthly kWh Usage                                      × kWh


    Average Monthly Savings                                                = $

                                                                                          ×12


    Average Annual savings                                                  = $