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The Illuminating Company

An Ohio electric utility company

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About The Illuminating Company

The Illuminating Company is an electric utility service that provides power for over 700,000 customers. It serves the northeast Ohio area along Lake Erie, including cities like Cleveland, Mentor, and Euclid.    

This utility’s main parent company is FirstEnergy. According to the Better Business Bureau listing, the company was started in 1892 and has been in business since.