Northeast Ohio Electricity Supplier

Get Great Electricity Rates in Northeast Ohio.

Make the smart choice when it comes to energy supply. Choose AEP Energy, a Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider.

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Why AEP Energy?

Instead of paying fluctuating electricity 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 electricity 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 electricity supplier, choose AEP Energy. We are part of one of the largest and oldest energy companies in the United States, and we are committed to total customer satisfaction.

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Renewable Electricity in Northeast Ohio

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.

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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. AEP Energy is also a Certified Retail Natural Gas Provider for the Northeastern Ohio area as well.

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 offers 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, Cleveland 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.

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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

As one of ten electric utility companies owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp, The Illuminating Company provides trusted electricity services and rates to more than 700,000 customers in Northeast Ohio.

Ohio Edison

Ohio Edison, owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp, offers competitive electricity rates and general electrical services to more than one million customers in northeast and north-central Ohio.

AEP Ohio

The largest operating company of American Electric Power (AEP), AEP Ohio is an electric utility that dates back to 1906 and delivers power to 1.5 million Ohioans today. AEP Ohio is headquartered in Gahanna Ohio and maintains regulatory and external affairs offices in Columbus.

Why Northeast Ohio Chooses AEP Energy.

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

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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

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

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

The person helping me was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. She was very patient and helpful.

Theresa, H. Alliance, OH

Good pricing and contract lengths to choose from with no early cancellation fees. Very easy to sign up for.

-Beth F. Akron, OH

Looking for a Natural Gas Supplier?

AEP Energy is also a Certified Retail Natural Gas Provider in NorthEast Ohio.

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • 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.


  • 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.