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Great Electricity Rates in the Cleveland Area

You have energy choice. Make a smart switch. Choose AEP Energy, a Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider.

Why AEP Energy?

Instead of paying fluctuating utility rates, with AEP Energy, you’ll receive:

  • Fixed-rate pricing for the duration of the plan you choose
  • Same reliable service at a better price
  • No cancellation fees if you are not 100% satisfied
  • Reward Dollars to use in the AEP Energy Reward Store

Believe it.

The person right next door may be paying less for her electricity. What makes her price plan different? She’s using AEP Energy as her Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider (CRES).

You’re probably wondering if switching to a different CRES is worth the hassle. Or if it’s actually going to offer a better rate. Good news. AEP Energy, a CRES, has helped thousands of people in the Cleveland area save money. And, we promise, switching is very easy.

When you choose AEP Energy, you get secure electricity prices along with the same bill and service from your local utility. We are able to protect you from potentially volatile and fluctuating electricity rates by selling power at market-based prices. That means you get a fixed price, no early termination fees, and peace of mind.

When you choose your electric supplier, rely on AEP Energy. We are a part of one of the largest and oldest energy companies in the United States, and we are committed to total customer satisfaction.

Renewable Electricity in Cleveland

We have an electricity supply plan that lets our customers in Cleveland support a cleaner environment and receive the same electricity service.

The plan is called ECO-Advantage®, and it matches 100% of your electricity usage with national Green-e® Energy certified wind Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). When you buy and pair RECs with your electricity service, you are getting and using renewable electricity.

Buying RECs also helps build a market for renewable electricity and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. ECO-Advantage® helps you make a positive impact on the environment without expensive equipment or additional costs. It’s a win-win.

Let AEP Energy be your renewable electricity provider.

ECO-Advantage is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at

Choice for Ohio’s Second Largest City

Whether you’re near Metroparks Zoo, Mayfield Heights, or Public Square, there is an AEP Energy plan that’s right for your Cleveland location.

AEP Energy is a Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider Serving the CLE

AEP Energy is proud to be a Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider (CRES) for Cleveland and other communities in the area. Its metropolitan area is not only the state’s second largest metro area, it’s the 33rd most populous in the United States.

Energy deregulation in the area has given homeowners in counties like Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina to take greater control of their energy costs. This means they don’t have to buy just from the local utility. They can choose an energy supplier and plan that best meets their energy needs.

Families in the 216 can keep their homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer, while depending on budget certainty and stable energy rates from AEP Energy. While they root for the Browns and Cavaliers, Cleveland-area families can rely on AEP Energy to keep the power running to their televisions.

AEP Energy is an Ohio Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider. We offer electricity plans to almost every town in the region, including: Beachwood, Berea, Chagrin Falls, Euclid, Garfield Heights, Independence, Mayfield Heights, North Olmsted, Parma, Solon, Warrensville Heights, Westlake, and many more.

There are a number of competing companies in the Cleveland area, and the people who live there can pick the supplier that fits their needs. AEP Energy has competitive price plans and renewable energy options.

Electric Companies in Greater Cleveland

The following local utilities provide the distribution and transmission of electric power in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties.

The Illuminating Company (FirstEnergy)

The Illuminating Company serves more than 750,000 customers in Northeast Ohio. It is part of FirstEnergy, a company that operates 10 electric distribution companies.

Ohio Edison (FirstEnergy)

Ohio Edison serves more than one million customers in Northeast and North-Central Ohio. It is part of FirstEnergy, a company that operates 10 electric distribution companies.

Why Cleveland Chooses AEP Energy

AEP Energy customers in Northeast OH are very pleased. Read what they have to say.

“AEP Energy offers great rates for longer terms without cancellation fees. When AEP [Energy] posted a rate lower than my already great rate, it was easy to work with their customer service representative to switch to the lower rate. Great service with no strings attached.”
– Kendra L., Willowick, OH

“Whenever I receive a better rate from another supplier, I contact AEP Energy and renegotiate my rate without incurring any penalty. AEP Energy is by far the best and the easiest to work with.
– John W., Independence, OH

“AEP Energy offered a plan sourced from 100% wind-generated, renewable energy. Not only did it meet my aspirations, it was very cost-effective. The 18-month plan was very competitive with other renewable and conventional energy providers.”
– Ed N., Westlake, OH

“You should consider enrolling in AEP Energy as your natural gas supplier. They have a hassle free enrollment process and are completely upfront with their pricing.”
– Robert J., Medina, OH

“I chose AEP Energy from a combination of their reputation, rates and term length. I was surprised to have a live person answer the phone immediately. The enrollment process could not have been easier. The associate I spoke with was very friendly and wanted to make sure all my questions were answered. It felt like she was personally responsible for my satisfaction. I was very pleased about the entire process.”
– Mark P., Cleveland Heights, OH

“AEP [Energy] customer service is first- rate!! Re-enrollment process is quick and easy. Rep. is very knowledgeable, polite and professional. Thank you!!”
– David A., Maple Heights, OH

Frequently Asked Questions

AEP Energy is a certified competitive retail electricity and natural gas supply provider. We operate in 27 service territories in six states and Washington, D.C., supplying electricity for more than 460,000 residential and business customers. We take pride in making it easy for customers to buy, manage, and use energy. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of AEP, one of the largest electric energy companies in the United States.

Our price plans require a contract that outlines the terms and conditions, price, and cancellation and renewal provisions.

Many of our price plans do not have an early termination fee if you cancel before the end of your agreement. Please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract.

Your service may begin as soon as six days after enrollment. You will receive a confirmation letter from your utility that will provide your specific start date.

It’s easy to enroll with AEP Energy. Simply enroll online by visiting the price plans for your area or give us a call toll-free at 1-855-300-7192.

Have your most recent electricity bill handy so that you can share your account information. For Customers of Ohio Edison and The Illuminating Company, we will need your 20-digit Customer Number.

There is no equipment to install or any changes in wiring or hardware, and you won’t experience any interruptions as a result of enrolling with AEP Energy. Nothing will change with your electricity delivery.

No, AEP Energy will take care of notifying the local utility. Enrolling with AEP Energy does not eliminate or cancel your current local utility service. You will remain a customer of your current local utility as they will continue to read your meter, send you one bill that contains all of your charges, and provide maintenance and emergency services.

If your local distribution company issues a switching fee, AEP Energy will cover the charge. However, switching fees should not be confused with early termination fees from your current electricity provider. Please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract.