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PSE&G Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G)
 

Public Service Electric and Gas Company ("PSE&G") is one of the largest combined electric and gas companies in the United States, and is also New Jersey's oldest and largest publicly owned utility. The Public Service Corporation was formed in 1903 by amalgamating more than 400 gas, electric and transportation companies in New Jersey. It was renamed Public Service Electric and Gas Company in 1948. PSE&G is the largest subsidiary of PSEG. PSE&G currently serves nearly three quarters of New Jersey's population in a service area consisting of a 2,600-square-mile diagonal corridor across the state from Bergen to Gloucester Counties. PSE&G is the largest provider of gas and electric service, servicing 1.8 million gas and 2.2 million electric customers in more than 300 urban, suburban and rural communities, including New Jersey's six largest cities.

Jersey Central Power & Light Company Jersey Central Power & Light Company
 

Jersey Central Power & Light Company ("JCP&L") is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey and provides electric service to one million residential and business customers within 3,200 square miles of northern and central New Jersey. JCP&L is a member of the FirstEnergy family of companies.

FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio having annual revenues of approximately $15 billion. Its subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, as well as energy management and other energy-related services. Its ten electric utility operating companies - Ohio Edison, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison, Metropolitan Edison, Pennsylvania Electric, Pennsylvania Power, West Penn Power, Potomac Edison, Mon Power and Jersey Central Power & Light - comprise one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving 6 million customers within 65,000 square miles of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and New Jersey; and its generation subsidiaries control more than 17,000 megawatts of capacity.

Atlantic City Electric Company (ACE) Atlantic City Electric Company (ACE)
 

Atlantic City Electric Company ("ACE"), a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 547,000 customers in southern New Jersey. For more information on ACE, please click on the link above.

O&R Rockland Electric Company (RECO)
 

Rockland Electric Company ("RECO") is a public utility authorized by the Board of Public Utilities to provide electric service within the northern parts of Bergen and Passaic Counties and small areas in the northeastern and northwestern parts of Sussex County, New Jersey. RECO has offices at 82 East Allendale Road, Suite 8, Saddle River, NJ 07458. RECO provides electric service to approximately 72,000 customers.

RECO is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. ("Orange and Rockland"), an electric and gas utility headquartered in Pearl River, NY. RECO, along with Orange and Rockland, and Orange and Rockland's Pennsylvania subsidiary, Pike County Light & Power Company, operate a fully integrated electric system serving parts of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

In March 2002, RECO transferred approximately 400 MW of load, which represents approximately 90% of RECO's total peak load, to the PJM control area. Only that portion of RECO's load transferred to PJM will be included in the BGS Auctions. The remainder of RECO's load is located in the New York Control Area administered by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) and will not be included in the BGS Auctions.

NJ Board of Public Utilites The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
 

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Division of Energy is responsible for traditional regulatory responsibilities associated with the natural gas and electric industries, in addition to the evolutionary facets of rates unbundling, deregulation and retail competition. With the enactment of the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act of 1999 ("EDECA"), the Division's responsibilities have significantly increased and changed as it fosters full electric and natural gas retail competition in New Jersey.

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NYISO NYISO
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