88% of Gas Used by Philly Customers Comes from PA Marcellus

pecoPECO, formerly known as the Philadelphia Electric Company, is the largest combined electric/natural gas utility company in Pennsylvania. PECO serves 1.6 million electric customers and about a half million natural gas customers. In October 2015 the state Public Utility Commission approved a PECO plan to grow their natgas customer base by approving a plan that allows new natgas customers to spread the cost of hooking up to the gas line over 20 years (see PA Utility’s Plan to Deliver Marcellus Gas Approved by PUC). The really cool thing about PECO is that the company continues to use homegrown, abundant, cheap and clean-burning Marcellus Shale gas to sell to their customers. In 2014, 75% of the gas PECO sold to its customers came from the Marcellus. Last year, in 2015, that number shot up to 88%. Who knows what it will be this year!…

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