1. Personal Information - The tirst section includes your full name, your PECO account number, your phone number, and the address in which the electicty is being served to.
2. PECO Account Number - The most important part of the first section is the PECO account number. This number is bolded consisting of 5 digits followed by a dash and another 5 digits adding up to a total of 10 digits. You need your PECO account number when checking your usage and more importantly when switching over to a new supplier such as amerigreen to save money.
3. Billing Summary - Within this section you will find the date of the bill, the current amoiunt charged for this period, total new charges, the total amount due to PECO along with the date the total charge is due. The second page of PECO's bill goes into more depth on the hows and whys your bills total amount charge is the number it says in section 3.
4. Message Center - In this section PECO and the electricty supplier you are with announce messages pertaining to the bill. For instance in this example PECO annnounced the taxes that are are applied to the total new charge for this bill.
5. Price to Compare - This is another very important section for customers looking to switch electricty suppliers. It shows the current price to compare for electricity in your region. When looking for a new supplier you compare the rate given in this section, in this case $0.0869 per kWh or 8.69 cents per kWh, by the rate a new/alternative supplier currently has. The charges that make up both price to compare along with a new electricty suppliers price/rate includes the generation, transmission, and alternative energy charges such as green electricity.
6. Payment Stub - In this area you enter the amount you are going to pay. In addition, put include your stub when mailing the bill back or going to one of the authorized payment locations.
7. Amount Due - This section reiterates the amount that is due and the date that the amount is due.
8. Meter Information - Within this section you will learn the information you need to know about your billing meter. Lok to see when your meter read date is and your electricty usage. The meter read date tells you when your billing cycle is. This is helpful because you can use this date to determine what is the shortest amount of time to switch to a new supply. When enrolling with AMERIgreen, we will tell you based on your meter read date how long it will take for you to switch supplier's. The usage is also a very important aspect of this section because you can time the usage by the new suppliers rate to see how much you will be paying a month with the new rate.
9. Billing Details - A break down of the different services you are paying for, showing the reason why the total charge on the first page of the PECO electricity bill is the price it is. The services/charges that are highlighted; generation, transmission, and alternative energy portfolio standard are the charges which are changed when you switch to a new supplier.
10. Calculation of Charges - In this section you are able to see the rates your distributor and supplier charged you for this months' bill.
11. Your Usage Profile - Your usage profile displays how much electricity you used on average, a month and is complimented with an electricity usage chart so you can visualize the time periods where there was high and low usage.