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PECO Communications

Newtown Square Natural Gas Customer Wins PECO Fuel the Flavor Sweepstakes!

Winner receives new energy efficient natural gas oven and enjoys celebratory lunch with Delaware County chef Eric Hartten

PHILADELPHIA (November 23, 2015) – Marie Vicoli of Newtown Square, Pa., was the lucky winner of PECO’s Fuel the Flavor sweepstakes. Nearly 1,000 entries were received for the cooking-themed natural gas sweepstakes, which ran from September through October 2015. In addition to receiving a new energy efficient natural gas double oven, chef Eric Hartten of Newtown Square’s The Crazy Sofa treated Vicoli to a celebratory luncheon.

“I would like to congratulate Ms. Vicoli on becoming the grand prize winner of the PECO Fuel the Flavor sweepstakes and thank her for choosing PECO natural gas,” said Ron Bradley, PECO vice president of Gas Operations. “PECO natural gas customers continue to benefit from the low cost of natural gas. In fact, customers are paying about 50 percent less for natural gas than they did in 2008.”

PECO natural gas customers are saving up to $1,000 per year to heat their homes, compared to other heating fuels. In addition, PECO natural gas is clean, domestic, reliable and safe. The company also offers a variety of rebates for customers switching to natural gas or installing energy-efficient natural gas heating equipment:

  • PECO Smart Natural Gas Conversion offers rebates up to $200 for residential and up to $1,000 for commercial customers switching to natural gas heat from another fuel source.
  • PECO Smart Gas Efficiency Upgrade provides up to $300 in rebates for customers installing ENERGY STAR® qualified natural gas furnaces or boilers.

PECO recently introduced new programs and incentives to help make switching to natural gas more affordable for customers. For more information about making the switch to natural gas, visit or call 1-866-685-5665.


Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). The company’s 2,400 dedicated employees provide advanced, innovative energy solutions to 1.6 million electric and more than 506,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. In 2014 PECO delivered 89.9 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 37.5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity and had an estimated economic impact of $4.5 billion in Pennsylvania, supporting more than 9,600 local jobs and producing $760 million in labor income.  Founded in 1881, PECO is one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's most active corporate citizens, providing leadership, volunteer and financial support to numerous arts and culture, education, environmental, economic development and community programs and organizations. For more information visit, and connect with the company on Facebook and Twitter.

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