Start Electricity Service with PPL Electric Utilities in Pennsylvania

Starting service with PPL Electric Utilities is simple when you follow our steps

I'm moving to the PPL Electric Utilities service area

We're Here to Help! Call us at 347-410-8789 to get your service started with PPL Electric Utilities. We can activate your PPL Electric Utilities account and start your electricity supply with an alternate supplier.

If you're moving to an area in which PPL Electric provides service, you will need to open an account with the utility. The process for activating an account is quite simple. Try to provide at least five days' notice, though in some cases PPL Electric may be able to provide same day service.

To start service will PPL Electric you will need to have the following information handy:

  • Your full name and contact information (telephone number, email address)
  • Your new service address
  • The date that you would like for service to start
  • If your mailing address is different from the service address you will need to provide it as well
  • Your Social Security Number (SSN), in order to see if you are eligible to have your security deposit waived.

PPL Electric Utilities and Electric Choice

Customers in the service area of PPL Electric Utilities have a choice of who supplies their electricity. Alternate suppliers are able to offer a wider variety of rate options and types of electricity (standard, partially green, 100% renewable content) beyond PPL Electric's offer. Check out the PPL Electric Utility Price to Compare and see if it can't be beat by an alternate supplier - you may be able to find a good deal and save on your energy bills!

I'm building a new home and want to start new electric service


Make sure to request electric service before starting any electric installation

If you're a contractor and/or are building a new home and need to have new electricity service connected, you can request for new service online through PPL Electric Utilities's Contractor Services Tool. You will need to create a PPL Electric Utilities online account to use this service. Through the contractor services tool you can:

  • Create and manage multiple work orders
  • Track work orders with email notifications
  • Submit electrical inspections
  • Access a Help Center for guidance

Need help and want to speak to a live person? Call the PPL Electric customer service phone number at 1-800-342-5775 (hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

As an electricity customer in the PPL Electric Utilities service area you will need to open a PPL Electric Utilities account. Once electrical service has been installed to the new home you can shop and compare prices for your electricity. Call us at 347-410-8789 to find the best rates available for your zip code.

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