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Major Energy

Based in Rockland, New York Major Energy offers electricity and natural gas supply to residential and commercial customers in six states (and operates in the service areas of over 40 utilities). It is an official partner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers.

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Service Territory

Electricity

Major Energy serves electricity customers in the following states:

  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York (excluding Long Island)
  • Pennsylvania

Natural Gas

States served for natural gas include:

  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

On the map below, green represents electricity & gas service. Blue represents just electricity service. Note that Long Island, NY currently only receives natural gas service from Major Energy.

 

Available Rate Plans

Major Energy has both variable and fixed rate options available for consumers who want to switch to an alternative gas or electricity supplier.

Rate Plan Type Details Contract Length
Fixed Rate Plan
  • Rates are the same for entire contract period
  • Offer depends on current energy rates
  • Early termination fee of $500, or 2¢ per kWh/20¢ per therm multiplied by the estimated remaining usage in contract (whichever is greater)
    • For customers who signed up through door to door sales, cancellation fees are $100 if less than 12 months remain on the contract, or $200 for 12 months or more
  • True-up pricing: if usage exceeds 10% of customer's use for the same month of previous year, all usage over the limit is charged on variable rates
6, 12, or 24 months
Variable Rate or Index Rate Contract
  • Rates vary monthly based on market
  • Customer can switch to fixed rate at any time
No contract

Customer Reviews

Some customers report that their energy bills were about the same or cheaper than with their traditional supplier, and that their customer service experiences were excellent.

However, other customers report feeling tricked or uncomfortable based on door to door sales methods. Additionally, some customers state that variable rates were too variable - and could end up spiking far above the price offered by their traditional supplier.

Our conclusion: Major Energy can be a good choice if you choose a fixed rate plan that has competitive rates. However, you must be absolutely sure you will not want to cancel, as cancellation fees are very high. Read more reviews and our in-depth take at our Major Energy customer reviews page.

Rewards

Major Energy offers $25 cash rewards for every friend you refer for service. For every friend who signs up, both of you receive $25 per energy service. Customers earn $50 if friends sign up for both electricity and natural gas.

Also, as a major partner of the New York Knicks basketball team, Major Energy offers Knicks-related prizes.

Smart Meters

For Pennsylvania residents living in Pennsylvania Power & Light (PPL) service territory, Major Energy offers a smart meter program with Respond Power. A smart meter tracks a household's usage, and includes factors like family size, weather patterns, and grid demand. It delivers personalized recommendations like when electricity costs more during the day, and when families should cut down on use.

By cutting back during times of high demand, customers can also earn rewards and rebates. Customers can log into their Respond Power account and see details about their daily usage and rewards. Respond Power will soon be expanding for Major Energy customers in New York and more of Pennsylvania.

Contact Major Energy

Major Energy's customer service phone number is 1-888-625-6760. You can find a full listing of contact information for Major Energy on our Contact Major Energy page.

Company History

Major Energy was established in 2005 in the state of New York for natural gas service. It gradually expanded to new states with gas and electricity service, adding Massachusetts most recently in 2014. More expansion is planned for the future.

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