The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate was established by the General Assembly in 1976 to represent the consumers of Pennsylvania in matters involving their utility service.

Consumer Shopping Guides & Statistics

Residential Electric Shopping Guide

Learn how to shop for electricity and compare prices for generation suppliers in each major electric utility service territory.

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Residential Natural Gas Shopping Guide

Learn how to shop for natural gas and compare prices for gas suppliers in each major natural gas utility service territory.

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Electric Shopping Statistics

A quarterly update showing the number and percentage of customers that are being served by alternative electric generation suppliers throughout PA.

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Residential Natural Gas Shopping Statistics

A quarterly update showing the number and percentage of residential customers served by alternative natural gas suppliers throughout PA.

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Important Message

Job Opening: The PA Office of Consumer Advocate is hiring for Assistant Consumer Advocate. Click here to view the posting.

Contact Information

555 Walnut Street
5th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1923

Phone: (717) 783-5048
Toll Free: (800) 684-6560
Fax: (717) 783-7152

Email: consumer@paoca.org

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