Ohio Edison

An Ohio electricity company

For business

About Ohio Edison

Ohio Edison is a subsidiary of First Energy Corp. It is the electric utility for more than one million customers in northeast and north central Ohio, including the cities of Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown. 

Its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp., is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In addition to Ohio Edison, FirstEnergy owns nine other electric utilities and serves more than six million customers across the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.

Ohio Edison got its start during the Great Depression in 1930. It was formed through the consolidation of many smaller electric utilities. It became a subsidiary of FirstEnergy in 1997, when Ohio Edison merged with Centerior Energy Corp.

A subsidiary of First Energy, Ohio Edison delivers electricity to over one million customers in northern and central Ohio. Its service area includes the counties of Ashland, Champaign, Clark, Cuyahoga, Delaware, Erie, Franklin, Knox, Miami, Union, and Wayne.

How to understand deregulation in Ohio

In 1999, the state of Ohio passed the Ohio Electric Restructuring Act, which gave residents of Ohio the opportunity to choose their electricity supplier. They were no longer required to purchase their electricity from their utility company. This has led to more competitive electric prices and Ohio Edison electric rates.

There are many things to think about before choosing your supplier. You’ll want to look at Ohio Edison rates per kWh, along with the different types of plans available. You can get assistance in this process through Choose Energy’s free online library. Some things you can learn about before signing with an electric supplier are:

What is Ohio Edison’s price to compare?

The “price to compare” is an evaluation tool on your energy bill. Other companies would have to charge less than this amount for you to have a lower electric bill. It’s worth noting that the price to compare only evaluates the price of producing energy. It does not include the other fees you’ll find on your bill.

The Ohio Edison price to compare through December 31, 2020, is 4.74 cents per kWh. To compare Ohio Edison rates to other companies, enter your zip code above.

What is the difference between a utility and a supplier?

A utility company, such as Ohio Edison, is involved in the transmission of electricity to your home. There is only one utility company per area. These companies also maintain the power grid and restore any power outages. You call your utility company if your electric goes out.

There can be several retail electricity suppliers to choose from. You can compare their rates and terms to find the best supplier to purchase your electricity from. Once you select your supplier, your utility company will deliver it to your home. If you don’t make a choice, you’ll purchase your electricity from your utility and pay Ohio Edison electric rates.

Contact Ohio Edison

You’ll need to contact Ohio Edison if you have a question about your bill or need to report a power outage.

  • Ohio Edison website
  • Outage phone number: 888-544-4877
  • Customer service phone number: 800-633-4766

Updated: 11/20/2020