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AEP Ohio

American Electric Power Ohio is a utility that provides safe and reliable power to many homes and businesses in the state. helps you understand your AEP rate and how you can save on your bill.

About AEP Ohio

AEP Ohio is owned by American Electric Power. They serve 5.4 million people in 11 states with a service area of over 200,000 square miles. As a company, they own over 219,000 miles of power lines. Of AEP’s 5.4 million customers, AEP Ohio serves 1.5 million. They are located in Gahanna, Ohio, and they’re the largest company under American Electric Power.

The Difference Between Utilities and Suppliers

AEP is a utility, making them in charge of energy distribution in your area. Your utility depends on where you live in the state, and they handle power line maintenance, outages and other power concerns. The supplier provides the power your utility distributes. You can choose what company fills this role.

Ohio has a deregulated energy market, giving suppliers the ability to set the rate they charge for energy based on the market. This system drives competition among providers, and it allows you to choose the price you pay for your power.

You may notice that your AEP Ohio bill comes with a Price to Compare (PTC). The PTC rate changes throughout the year. When comparing rates, you will want to take the 12 month average of the PTC. The PTC is also valuable when comparing suppliers because you can decide which rates are in line with the market based on your usage.

AEP Ohio Service Territory

AEP Ohio’s territory reaches many regions of the state, including the northwest and southeast. The service area can be broken into two parts — Columbus Southern Power and Ohio Power Company. Towns and cities in these areas include:

Athens  Columbus  Hillsboro  Otway  Van Wert     Lima  Kenton  Pleasant  Proctorville

Shop rates today online and easily view a list of rates in AEP Ohio’s service area.

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Looking into suppliers on your own or working with a traditional broker might not give you a in depth comparison of your options. With us, you can be sure you’re getting an excellent rate with our reverse energy auctions.

When you sign up for a reverse auction, suppliers compete against each other to win your business. At the time the auction closes, you get to decide which supplier you want to commit to.

To give you confidence in your decision, an energy advisor will be right beside you throughout the process. They will educate you on contracts and help review your options so you can find the best supplier for your usage.

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