Great Electricity Rates in the Northeast Ohio Area

Make the smart choice when you pick an energy supplier. Enroll with 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 AEP Energy Reward Store

Believe it.

There’s a chance your neighbor pays less for her electricity than you do. How is her plan different. She’s using AEP Energy as her Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider (CRES).

You’re probably wondering if switching to a different energy supplier is worth the hassle. Or if you’ll actually get a better rate. Good news. AEP Energy has helped thousands of people in Northeast Ohio save money. And, we’ve made sure that signup is 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 CRES, rely on AEP Energy. We are one of the largest and oldest energy companies in the United States, and we are committed to total customer satisfaction.

Renewable Electricity in Northeast OH

Ohio residents who live in Northeast Ohio can support a cleaner environment and receive the same electricity service by choosing a renewable electricity supply plan.

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 reduce 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 Northeastern Corridor

Whether you’re near Quail Hollow Park, Akron Zoo, the National Packard Museum or Ohio Valley College, there is an AEP Energy plan that’s right for your location.

AEP Energy is an Energy Supplier Serving Northeast OH

AEP Energy is proud to be a competitive retail electric service provider for Northeast Ohio and other communities in the area. It’s not only the home to six different metropolitan locations, it’s also the place that more than 4.5 million Ohioans call home.

Energy deregulation in the area has given homeowners in counties like Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Coschocton, Mahoning, Mercer, Portage, Stark, Summit and Trumbull to take greater control of their energy costs. This means they can find and select an energy supplier and plan that best meets their energy needs instead of buying just from the local utility.

Families in the area can warm their homes in the winter and cool them in the summer, while relying on budget certainty and stable energy rates from AEP Energy. Whether they root for the Browns and Cavaliers or the Akron Zips, Kent State Golden Flashes or Youngstown State Penguins, Northeast Ohio area families can rely on AEP Energy to keep the power running to their televisions and radios.

AEP Energy is an Ohio Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider. We offer electricity plans to almost every town in the region, including: Ashland, Youngstown, Alliance, Kent, Canton, Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Barberton, Green, Hudson, Niles, Twinsburg, North Canton, Streetsboro, Aurora, Tallmadge, Ashtabula and many more.

AEP Energy, one of competing companies that serve Northeast Ohio, offers competitive price plans and renewable energy options that Ohioans can choose to fit their needs.

Electric Companies in Northeast Ohio

The following electric distribution companies provide the distribution and transmission of electric power in Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Coschocton, Mahoning, Mercer, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull County, and the surrounding areas.

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.

AEP Energy Ohio

AEP Energy Ohio serves more than 1.5 million customers in 61 or the 88 Ohio counties. The company operates more than 45,000 miles of power distribution lines.

Why Northeast Ohio Chooses AEP Energy

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

“Good pricing and contract lengths to choose from with no early cancellation fees. Very easy to sign up for.”
– Beth F., Akron, OH

“The person helping me was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. She was very patient and helpful.”
– Theresa H., Alliance, OH

“I signed up for AEP Energy on the Energy Ohio website. The enrollment process was very easy. I received a confirmation card in the mail a few days ago and called to confirm the terms of my contract. With the push of one button, I was speaking to an actual live person! She answered all my questions promptly and courteously in a matter of minutes. So glad I’ll be with AEP Energy.”
– William M., Akron, OH

“AEP Energy has a good price without fees or cancellation fees. It was a very user-friendly process and friendly, nice, easy experience to enroll.”
– George Y., Alliance, OH

“AEP Energy has competitive prices with no early termination fee. It was very easy to lock in a long-term, fixed rate. However, they also had smaller term fixed rates that were better than most other companies I researched. For this reason, I would recommend them.”
– Jewellee R., Massillon, 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. You can join online 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.

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.

AEP Energy notifies your electric distribution company. Enrolling with AEP Energy does not eliminate or cancel your current electric distribution company service. You will remain a customer of your current electric distribution company. 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.