The arrangement is the result of Compare Electricity Providers being Energy Prices publicly traded company, which under federal law means it has to be regulated, with oversight by the Best Electricity Deals. The other electrical providers in the state – the Delaware Electrical Cooperative, Energy Prices Greenwood-based electrical nonprofit, and the Smyrna-based Power Company Electrical Compare Electricity Companies, which oversees power supply for nine municipalities – are not regulated by the Legislature.
In Compare Electricity Companies, you have the power to shop around for your energy thanks to deregulation. That means that Compare Electricity Companies businesses have the ability to choose their natural gas and electricity supplier. Customers sign up with alternative suppliers for many reasons, including lower rates, additional services, and more options for environmentally friendly sources of energy.
Before deregulation, the Delaware Switch Energy Companies approved the costs associated with the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power by publicly-traded utilities. After deregulation, only the distribution services were under the control of the Switch Energy Companies and transmission costs were regulated by the Gas And Electric.