Electricity In Ohio
- Total Consumption147,630,920 MWh / 12.63 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption79,356,177,965 kg
- Total Production125,658,644 MWh / 10.75 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ohio
Ohio residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.
Historical Electric Rates:
Energy Profile of Ohio
Ohio's Electricity Prices and Usage
Residents in Ohio enjoy a lower residential electricity rate than most people around the United States, with an average state electric rate of 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the US average of 13.62 cents. When shopping for electricity, consumers have multiple choices to choose from for their electricity provider due to the deregulated electricity market that exists in the state. The state has total emissions of 6,788.9 kilograms per capita of CO2 emissions, while the nationwide average is 4,539.83. Selling 10,718,263 megawatt hours, AEP Ohio is the largest electricity provider in the state. The state is the 7th largest state in the US, with a population of 11,689,100. There is a deficit of 21972276.360999987 megawatt hours in the state because of consumers using 17.49% more electricity than the state generates. This results in the need to purchase additional electricity from other states.
Residential Electricity Providers in Ohio
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Duke Energy Ohio||BUNDLED||11.15||107.64||2,939,903||327,795,909||5,623,214|
|South Central Power Company||BUNDLED||12.63||139.82||1,485,005||187,544,500|
|Cleveland Public Power||BUNDLED||14.62||73.18||392,379||57,367,000||517|
|Licking Rural Electric||BUNDLED||14.24||154.58||320,852||45,684,000|
|Pioneer Rural Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.50||192.68||252,650||36,635,600|
Power Plants in Ohio
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
PerryFirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (100.00%)
Hanging Rock Energy FacilityDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Davis BesseFirst Energy (100.00%)
Miami FortDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Clean Energy Future-Lordstown, LLCClean Energy Future-Lordstown, LLC (100.00%)
|Washington County||Natural Gas||6,129,176||2,283,485,915.2||372.56|
Oregon Clean Energy CenterAres Management (50.00%)
Kyger CreekOhio Valley Electric Corporation (100.00%)
Ohio ranks 26th for electricity consumption per capita, with citizens consuming 12.63 megawatt hours per year per person.
Ohio uses non-renewable sources to generate 10.4 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 28th highest state for non-renewable generation per capita.
In Ohio, 121,517,705.51 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable sources. Ohio is 6th worst in the country for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.
With a 0.00% decrease over the past year, Ohio’s population is estimated to be 11,689,100.
Ohio has seen a 6.46% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the past 12 months.
Ohio uses over 147,600,000 megawatt hours for statewide electricity needs, making the state the 4th highest consumer of megawatt hours in the United States.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Van Wert County||28,275||11||2||12.92||$138.07/mo|
The state of Ohio’s primary fuel source used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 52,784,063.07 megawatt hours from this fuel. Combined with Coal (39.35%) and Nuclear (13.99%), the three fuel types account for 95.35% of the production. The state's electricity use levels result in CO2 pollution totaling 79,356,177,964.54 kilograms, which is the 3rd most of any state in the US. Averaging 6,788.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the state ranks 11th worst for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Ohio has 173 electricity generation plants, which is the 17th most in the United States and 46th most when considering facilities per citizen.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Ohio
How many electric companies offer service in Ohio?
Ohio has 116 electricity companies operating in the area.
Where does Ohio get its electricity?
Ohio’s electricity is generated using primarily Natural Gas, which accounts for 42.01% of the fuel used in the state. Coal and Nuclear also make up 39.35% and 13.99% respectively.
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Ohio?
By total revenue, AEP Ohio is the largest electricity provider in Ohio.
Does Ohio have a deregulated electricity market?
Ohio has a deregulated electricity market, meaning consumers in the state can often choose from an abundance of electricity suppliers for their electricity needs.
What power companies offer service in Ohio?
What is a good electricity rate in Ohio?
A good electricity rate in Ohio would be anything below the state average of 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour. Anything below that amount would be better than most other rates in the state. Currently, the different rates in the state range from 6.18 cents per kilowatt hour up to 18.81 cents per kilowatt hour.
What is the average electric bill in Ohio?
The average electric bill in the state of Ohio in 2022 is $112 while the countrywide average is $122.
How many power plants are located in Ohio?
Ohio is home to 173 active power plants producing electricity for the state.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Ohio?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Jackson Center, Ohio Electric Utility||6.18||764|
|2||Niles Electric Company||7.80||12,694|
|3||Wharton, Ohio Electric Utility||7.81||174|
|5||Grafton, Ohio Electric Utility||8.35||1,407|
|7||Georgetown Ohio Utilities||9.78||2,133|
|8||Bethel Village Utilities||10.16||1,625|
|10||Glouster, Ohio Electric Utility||10.81||942|