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About Cincinnati Bell Energy
Cincinnati Bell Energy provides natural gas and electricity for Duke Energy Ohio customers living in the greater Cincinnati area. It promotes renewable energy incentives and competitive rates for customers.
The company is based on Cincinnati. Company officials announced in mid-2020 that the company was being acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, known as MIP. The deal is expected to close in first half of 2021.
Cincinnati Bell Energy plans
Below are some of the most popular Cincinnati Bell electric plans:
With this plan, you can lock in a low rate for one year of service. Along with no rate spikes, Cincinnati Bell also offers a green energy discount of 3% off your monthly bill.
Similar to the 12-month plan, the 24-month option gives you the ability to secure a low rate for two years. It also features a 3% incentive on green energy and no early termination fees.
100% renewable plan
Cincinnati Bell offers a 100% renewable plan to those homes and businesses that qualify. Your energy usage must be below a certain threshold each month to receive the incentive.
36-month fixed-rate plan
It allows you to know what your electricity rate will be for the next three years of service, so you do not have to worry about any spikes in prices.
6-month fixed-rate plan
If you only need electricity for a short time, the six-month plan is a smart option to consider. With it, you receive a fixed rate and a 3% green energy incentive with no early termination fees.
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Cincinnati Bell Energy for residential customers
Cincinnati Bell offers natural gas and electric services for customers. Its fixed-rate plans allow you to lock in rates for protection against increases. The company also offers flexible terms, ranging from six months to three years.
Cincinnati Bell Energy for business customers
Business owners can trust Cincinnati Bell to offer fixed rates. The company also delivers support by way of suggesting energy-efficiency solutions and analyzing bills to help conserve your business energy budget.
Green energy options with Cincinnati Bell Energy
With all fixed-rate plans, you receive a 3% green energy incentive. Cincinnati Bell also offers a 100% renewable energy plan for homeowners who install solar power.
Other Cincinnati Bell Energy initiatives
Cincinnati Bell offers incentives to help homeowners reduce their carbon footprint. New customers get $30 off a Nest Thermostat.
Cincinnati Bell has a wide footprint across the community with education and volunteer initiatives. Every year, its associates work with associations like Toys for Tots, #CincyGive, and they hosted Hurricane Harvey telethons.
Ohio energy plan FAQs
How does a variable-rate plan work? If you choose a variable-rate plan, it means your electricity price might change over the term you have service. Electric rates vary on a wide variety of factors like seasonal variances, changes in demand, and more. Therefore, the rate you pay in the winter might be different than the price you pay during the spring.
What is a fixed-rate plan? With a fixed-rate plan, you pay the same rate for the length of the contract. That makes budgeting easier, though your bill will vary according to usage.`
How do I change suppliers when I move? Our buying guide helps you learn more about all the aspects involved in moving, finding a new plan, and much more. We also offer resources if you want an alternative energy plan like a prepaid option. To see providers available in your area, enter your ZIP above.
Why does Choose Energy run a credit check? Most suppliers request a credit check when they set up service. They do this to verify your information and to determine if a deposit is warranted. If you do not feel comfortable doing a credit check, you can filter out no-deposit plans to choose one of those instead.
A few things to remember:
Read your plan’s documentation. It contains information like:
- Your electricity rate–suppliers determine your rate based on your usage
- The percentage of your plan that offers renewable energy incentives
- Whether the provider charges early termination fees
Enjoy a hassle-free setup from your supplier: Once your order completes, your new provider will set up service. There shouldn’t be any interruption to your power during the switch.
Understanding your electricity bill: Your local TDSP will still deliver your electricity and maintain electric infrastructures like meters and power lines. Your utility fees are TDU or TDSP charges on your monthly bill. They are independent of your supplier rate.