Penelec, a Pennsylvania-based electricity transmission and distribution company, is a state-appointed energy utility that serves customers throughout the state. Penelec is one of the state’s appointed utilities and is responsible for delivering electricity not only to customers but to retail energy providers (REPs) that supply electricity independently to customers throughout the state’s deregulated market. The utility is also responsible for maintenance including tree trimming, meter reading and repairing down and broken poles and power lines.
Penelec is based in Pennsylvania with headquarters in DuBois, Pennsylvania. As part of the FirstEnergy family, Penelec is part of a group of utilities that provide reliable electricity services to customers in several deregulated energy markets. Founded in 1919, Penelec has been providing electricity distribution services to customers in the area for nearly a century.
Today, the company provides electric services to more than 600,000 customers.