Energy Supplier FAQ – General Program Information

Do alternate energy supplier customers receive 1 bill or 2?

In accordance with Maryland regulations, Retail Suppliers must offer all customers the opportunity to receive one or two bills. SMECO will offer a consolidated billing option for Retail Suppliers who must provide customers with one bill. SMECO will not participate in Supplier consolidated billing.

How do I contact SMECO?

SMECO has a Supplier Support Group to address the needs of Suppliers providing electric energy to Distribution Customers in our service territory. This support is available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. during normal business days.

Where is the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) service territory?

SMECO is a Rural Electric Cooperative providing electrical distribution and “standard offer service” to more than 170,000 residential, industrial and commercial customers in the Southern Maryland geographic area. The SMECO service territory includes Charles County, St. Mary's County, the southern portion of Prince George's County, and most of Calvert County, Maryland. The Cooperative's Distribution Network is supplied from six separately metered intertie points within the PEPCO Transmission Zone of the PJM Control Area.