Prince George's County Utilities

Find Prince George's County Maryland utilities. Utilities provide information on public services including electricity (power and light companies), oil and gas (home heating and cooking), waste and sewage companies.

Exelon 3400 Pennsy Drive Hyattsville MD 20785 301-386-0749

Gen On Energy Inc 25100 Chalk Point Road Aquasco MD 20608 301-579-6113

Hawkins Electric Company 5400 Berwyn Road Berwyn Heights MD 20740 301-474-4470

Jenkins Brothers Electric Company 6810 Suitland Road Morningside MD 20746 301-736-6726

Mirant Mid Atlantic 13913 Gibbons Church Road Brandywine MD 20613 301-372-8505

Pepco 8300 Old Marlboro Pike Upper Marlboro MD 20772 301-967-5273

Potomac Electric Power Company Oxon Hill 5516 Saint Barnabas Road Oxon Hill MD 20745 301-894-7911

Southern MD Electric 13800 Brandywine Road Brandywine MD 20613 301-782-2934

Terra Form Power 12500 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville MD 20705 240-762-7700

Trifecta Energy 6700 Distribution Drive Beltsville MD 20705 240-297-9133

Washington Gas 4000 Forestville Road District Heights MD 20747 800-752-7520

About Prince George's County Utilities

Prince George's County Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Prince George's County, MD. Because of the infrastructure required to deliver services, a monopoly is often the most economical way for an utility service to operate. Prince George's County Public Utility Companies serve all of the customers for a particular service in Prince George's County.

You may contact Utilities for questions about:
  • Prince George's County Utilities billing and payments
  • Sewer rates and water bills
  • Setting up Utilities
  • Power outages
  • Natural gas hookups
Public & Private Utility Companies

Utilities in Prince George's County, Maryland may be publicly owned enterprises or private companies. In both cases, the primary source of revenue supporting the Utility is user fees paid by customers. In the case of publicly owned Utilities, the assets of the Utility are owned by the Prince George's County Government Utilities Department, but it operates as a self-sustaining public enterprise supported by its own revenues rather than relying on taxes to fund operations.

Public Utilities Commissions in Prince George's County, Maryland

In Maryland, Utilities are regulated by the Prince George's County Public Services Commissions or Public Utilities Commission. Public Services Commissions are necessary when monopolies exist or in cases where competition is very limited, to ensure that Prince George's County consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Prince George's County Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Prince George's County Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Prince George's County Electric Utilities are the most likely to function as a hybrid of monopoly and competitive services. Only one system for transmitting and delivering electricity to customers is feasible in a given service area such as Prince George's County, MD. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Prince George's County electric power company. However, the electricity in the Prince George's County electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

Water Utility Services in Prince George's County provide potable tap water directly to residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers through a distribution system.

Sewer Utilities

Prince George's County Sewer Service Companies receive wastewater from customers via sanitary sewers at a wastewater treatment plant. The Sewer Utility treats the wastewater to reduce pollutants before it is released into Prince George's County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Prince George's County Natural Gas Companies are essentially local distribution companies that deliver natural gas, received from large capacity interstate or intrastate pipelines, to individual customers through small diameter distribution pipelines.