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Alphabuyer Helps PECO Electricity Customers Put $15 per month ($180 per year) Back In Their Pockets

“How much did I save by switching to an alternative electric supplier?”

December 15, 2011

Philadelphia, PA – Alphabuyer today launched a new savings tool to its members in the PECO electric region. Consumers who’ve used Alphabuyer’s group buying service to switch to an alternative electric supplier can now see how much they’ve saved. Alphabuyer members can view monthly, as well as cumulative savings, as calculated by using their actual electricity usage, PECO’s price to compare and Alphabuyer’s brokered rate.

“At a time of year when consumers are accustomed to think ‘spend, spend, spend’, we’re excited to provide insight into how much they have actually saved by switching to an alternative electric supplier,” said Alphabuyer CEO Kevin Johnson.

Screenshot - Member screen showing savings on Alphabuyer.com

Throughout 2011, Alphabuyer’s deals in the PECO region have averaged 15% savings, and are on track to save members an average of $15 per month or over $180 per year.

In November, Alphabuyer presented at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing about electric choice. There, Alphabuyer presented the results of its consumer survey regarding electricity shopping with other presenters including Terry Madonna, Zogby and Tarrance Group. The results of the surveys were strikingly similar.

“We are all on the same page,” Madonna said of the surveys.

Continuing, Madonna discussed the results of his poll that examined consumer awareness of electricity shopping and their attitudes toward savings. Madonna’s polling firm found that 88 percent of respondents were aware of the option to choose a power supplier, and 78 percent would consider changing if they could save 10 percent off their bills.

“Most consumers know they can switch, but haven’t. We want consumers to know it’s safe to switch and there are savings to be attained. We make the switching process simple — we act as a trusted advisor and shop for the best deals. We give the consumer the tools needed to make informed budgeting decisions,” said Alphabuyer CEO Kevin Johnson.

Alphabuyer plans to roll out additional Spend Analytics features to other regions and utility areas very soon.

This month, Alphabuyer has great deals for electricity and natural gas in many regions of Pennsylvania and New Jersey including PECO, UGI, Duquense Light, PSE&G and JCP&L utility regions.

About Alphabuyer

Located in Philadelphia, Alphabuyer is a group buying company that advocates for consumers by negotiating the best possible rates, options and terms for non-discretionary monthly spending. Alphabuyer currently offers savings on electricity and natural gas bills and plans to expand its product offerings to include heating oil, mobile phone and Internet/cable/TV. Since its launch in January, Alphabuyer has helped thousands of customers switch energy suppliers to save money on their monthly bills. For more information visit www.alphabuyer.com.

For more information on Alphabuyer and offers in your area, visit www.Alphabuyer.com.