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Ohio residents can choose who supplies their electricity and natural gas.

In Ohio, the energy market is deregulated. Gone are the old days of monopolies, high prices, and low-quality service. The current day means more options for where you get your energy, how much you pay for it and the options that come with it.

Why Choice Matters

Why AEP Energy

Two reasons to choose AEP Energy.

Residents of the Buckeye State can change their electric or natural gas supplier quickly and easily. And doing it is very rewarding. Use your power to save money and take advantage of green energy options.

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  • Save money

    AEP Energy provides market-based electricity and natural gas rates that are often lower than your local electric and natural gas utility. You'll get peace of mind knowing that you are paying a stable price while getting the same service and bill you currently receive. Now, that's powerful.

  • Protect the planet

    It’s possible to positively impact Ohio and the world around you by choosing a renewable electricity plan. With an ECO-Advantage® option from AEP Energy, there’s no interruption of service, equipment installation or additional costs.

AEP Energy gives you a better energy experience.

With AEP Energy, you can save money, go green, avoid billing surprises and much more. AEP Energy is available in most of Ohio, including Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, and most of the places in between.

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Get a better price

Lower the rate you’re paying per unit of energy consumed to lower your energy bills.

Stop Paying Variable Rates

Get a fixed-rate plan that doesn’t ebb and flow with seasonal demands.

Reduce Carbon Footprint

Do your part to protect the environment by getting your energy from green sources.

Enjoy Peace of Mind

Stop worrying that you’re overpaying or getting duped by your energy supplier.

HOW IT WORKS

Electricity and gas from AEP Energy. Service from your utility.

Switching to AEP Energy takes just minutes, and we’ll take care of everything else. We buy electricity and natural gas from producers. Then we work with your local utility company, who delivers your power, reads your meter, does repairs and sends your bills. You get the service, price and innovation you prefer.

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Electric companies in Ohio

The Illuminating Company

Part of the FirstEnergy Corporation, the Illuminating Company helps serve more than 700,000 customers in northeast Ohio.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy provides electricity to 7.7 million customers in six states, including Ohio.

Ohio Edison

As part of the FirstEnergy Corporation, Ohio Edison helps serve more than one million customers in northeast and north-central Ohio.

AEP Ohio

AEP Ohio delivers electricity to more than five million customers in 11 states and owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system.

AES Ohio

AES Ohio helps serve more than 500,000 customers across West Central Ohio.

Toledo Edison

Toledo Edison is part of the FirstEnergy Corporation and helps serve more than 300,000 customers in northwest Ohio.

Natural gas companies in Ohio

Columbia Gas of Ohio

As the largest provider of natural gas service in the state, Columbia Gas of Ohio provides essential electric and natural gas service to nearly 4 million customers.

Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy operates in 16 states offering clean, safe and reliable energy to nearly 7 million customers.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy offers natural gas distribution services to more than 1.6 million customers throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas.

Vectren

As a subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Vectren provides gas and electricity to more than 1 million customers across Ohio and Indiana.

testimonials

Why do Ohioans choose AEP Energy?

AEP Energy is an electricity provider that serves hundreds of thousands of customers in Ohio. Read what some of our customers have to say about their experience.

I have been extremely happy with AEP Energy. The fixed price for 18 month contract with a no fee cancellation policy is awesome. I monitor the prices other providers have offered me and AEP Energy beats them every time. Highly recommend this company to anyone interested in excellent service and quality support!

Klaus S. Dayton, OH

I would highly recommend AEP Energy … they offer very competitive prices! The employees are friendly, respectful, courteous, and knowledgeable! I won’t be switching providers any time soon!!!

Patti B. Kettering, OH

I found myself researching a new electric supplier. Stability, reputation and cost was important to me. After comparing several choices in my area, I chose AEP Energy. The enrollment was effortless and I was offered the term I desired. Looking forward to saving some money on my electric bill.

Marilyn F. Centerville, OH

AEP Energy is a reliable and easy choice to choose as a provider. The pricing terms of their contracts are simple to navigate and have continuously saved me money as a customer. It’s great to have a choice, and it’s even better to have flexibility on early termination. I would strongly recommend this company to all Ohio Energy consumers.

Daniel B. Dayton, OH

After a bad experience with another provider I contacted AEP Energy. Their rates are considerably lower than my local provider and their customer service is top notch. I have renewed my enrollment several times and will continue to use AEP Energy.

Michael J. Brookville, OH

AEP Energy was really easy to sign up with. They offer a longer term contract, which I find to be very convenient and there is no fee if you decide to switch providers. They offered the lowest price that I found and the reps are super nice and very knowledgeable.

Crystal S. Lancaster, OH

I had a second energy provider experience, only to find out that the “Deal” gift cards or rebates that were given only ended up costing me MORE in the long run. By staying with AEP Energy, I have better control of my long-term costs and I’m not being surprised by sudden price increases.

Michael T. Reynoldsburg, OH

I chose AEP Energy as my electric supplier because the rate was good, there were no termination fees and they offered a choice to go green. Customer Service was very helpful answering questions and was very pleasant to converse with. The entire process was easy to complete. We re-enrolled with AEP Energy because we felt comfortable with them, and had no bad past experiences.

Cheryl B. North Canton, OH

FAQs

Answering your questions

Enrollment

  • No. Most Public Utilities Commissions have only allowed investor owned utilities to participate in electric choice. Municipal electric cooperatives do not participate in electric choice.

  • There is no equipment to install or any changes in wiring or hardware. You also won’t experience any interruptions as a result of enrolling with AEP Energy and there will be no changes in your electricity delivery.

  • Eligibility rules for assistance programs can vary by state and/or utility. Please contact your local utility for more information. In Ohio, unfortunately customers currently enrolled in PIPP or PIPP Plus are not eligible to enroll with AEP Energy.

  • Unfortunately, if you owe money to the local utility, you are not eligible to enroll with AEP Energy until your balance has been paid.

  • 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.

  • In most cases, your service will begin on the next available meter-read date after your local utility accepts your enrollment. This typically takes up to 45-75 days after we receive your enrollment form.

  • Switching fees are a cost imposed by your local utility (with the exception of Pennsylvania) that you may incur as a result of changing suppliers. However, AEP Energy will cover those charges. Please note – switching fees should not be confused with early termination fees. Many price plans do not include an early termination fee, however, please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract.

  • Many of our price plans do not have an early termination fee if you cancel prior to the end of your agreement. However, please carefully review the terms and conditions of your contract.

  • Yes, our price plans will require that you enter into a contract. Your agreement will outline the terms and conditions including your price and term length, as well as cancellation and renewal provisions.

  • AEP Energy has a variety of electricity product offerings to meet your energy needs. Click here to see the price plans for your area.

  • You will need to provide AEP Energy with your account name and service address as listed on your utility bill, as well as your utility account number. Some utilities use various forms of account numbers or identifiers for their customers. Click here to use our Utility Number Reference Guide to help you find your utility account number and identify what type of information to provide AEP Energy.

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

General

  • Renewable energy comes from natural sources that are infinite and constantly replenished, like sunlight and wind. Choosing renewable energy is a sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to power your home. Learn more about renewable energy and its benefits here.

  • If you are moving to a new home or apartment, call your local utility to place a disconnect order and arrange for service at the new location. Then contact one of our Customer Care Representatives toll free at 1-866-258-3782 or by completing the contact form here to let us know your plans. Although you can’t transfer your agreement to the new location, you can sign up your new location under a new agreement if it is within a service area that we serve. Click here to see what markets we serve.

  • Many price plans do not include an early termination fee, however, please refer to your service agreement for cancellation provisions.

  • Many consumers have the power to choose an electricity and natural gas supplier, like AEP Energy. If your home is located in a deregulated state, you can choose who supplies your generation and transmission services and what price you pay for it. This allows you to choose the supply plan and contract length that works for you. To learn more about how energy choice works and its benefits, click here.

Renewal

  • The monthly variable prices are listed below and are updated monthly.

    Variable Month-to-Month Price Plan*

     
    AEP Ohio
    AES
    Duke
    FirstEnergy
    May-215.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.25 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    Apr-216.25 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.25 ¢ / kWh6.19 ¢ / kWh
    Mar-215.99 ¢ / kWh5.29 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    Feb-215.99 ¢ / kWh5.29 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh5.75 ¢ / kWh
    Jan-215.99 ¢ / kWh5.29 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh5.75 ¢ / kWh
    Dec-205.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh
    Nov-205.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh
    Oct-205.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh
    Sep-205.59 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    Aug-205.59 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    July-205.59 ¢ / kWh5.15 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    June-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.15 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh
    May-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.15 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh
    April-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.15 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh
    Mar-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.15 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh
    Feb-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    Jan-205.99 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.99 ¢ / kWh
    Dec-195.49 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.49 ¢ / kWh
    Nov-194.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh
    Oct-194.99 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh4.99 ¢ / kWh
    Sep-195.99 ¢ / kWh5.25 ¢ / kWh5.59 ¢ / kWh5.39 ¢ / kWh

     

    *The month-to-month variable price per kWh is based upon the applicable RTO prevailing market and business conditions for electricity at the local utility load zone or equivalent market delivery point, plus an adder of up to $0.05 per kWh. Your price will include generation and transmission charges (if applicable for your service utility area), but will not include charges for local utility service (generally, delivery charges and other utility service fees) and taxes. If you have any additional questions, please contact Customer Care at 866-258-3782 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.. (Eastern Time) or complete contact form here.

  • You will receive a notification 45 to 60 days prior to the end of your current contract which will provide your renewal options. Please call one of our Enrollment Specialists toll free at 1-866-258-3782 if you have any additional questions.