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Utility makes preparations for competition by cutting costs
GREENSBURG - Like a fighter preparing for a title bout, West Penn Power is shedding a few pounds in an effort to win what is likely to become a competitive consumer electricity market.
The utility may not have much time to do it though, as bills to deregulate the industry are being voted on in both the state House and Senate this week.
Allegheny Power System Inc. - the holding company for West Penn and its sister companies, Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison - provides electricity to 650,000 customers in Pennsylvania.
It has an additional 750,000 customers in four other states, including …