Illuminating Company

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About Illuminating Company

Illuminating Company serves electricity to 9 counties in Ohio including counties like Cuyahoga County, Summit County, Lorain County, Lake County, and Trumbull County. The entity is an investor owned entity. The supplier recently disclosed a total of 151,028 customers. Exactly 138,722 are residential customers, one is a transportation customer account. 12,224 are commercial locations and 82 of these are industrial customers. Illuminating Company averages 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their consumers for residential electricity. This is 9.00% below the nationwide average price of 14.11 cents, which ranks the company 1831st best for average electricity price out of 2923 suppliers in the nation. Of the 2,173,245 megawatt hours Illuminating Company sold and dispossessed, 94.18% were via sales to end users. The electricity sourced was made up of megawatt hours that they purchased by way of the wholesale market. They purchased 2,173,245 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2020, the provider had revenue of $231,335,000 from retail electricity sales to end users.

Consumers of the company pay an average residential electricity bill of $82.99. This is 34.11% below the nationwide average bill of $125.95. Electricity production is not part of the Illuminating Company business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Illuminating Company Net Metering

Consumers of Illuminating Company are able to take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell extra kilowatt hours back to their electricity provider.

Energy Loss

Illuminating Company loses electricity at a rate of 5.09% of their generation due to heat dissipation and other causes. The state of Ohio has an energy loss average of 2.74% and the national average is 2.76%, giving Illuminating Company a rank of 47th best out of 167 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Illuminating Company Rate & Electric Bills

Illuminating Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.111/kWh$135.12/mo.$49.73/mo.
1831st12.84¢Illuminating Company's Average residential price per kWh
483rd$82.99Average monthly electricity bill for Illuminating Company's residential customers

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Illuminating Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:First Energy
  • Headquarters:11517 Fruitland Court
    Cleveland, Ohio 44102
    United States of America
  • CEO:Steve Strah

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921 National Rank

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Illuminating Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Illuminating Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Ashtabula County97,5745414.78$115.42/mo
Cuyahoga County1,264,8175514.81$113.89/mo
Geauga County95,3975414.81$114.29/mo
Lake County232,6035314.82$113.98/mo
Lorain County312,9645914.59$121.20/mo
Medina County182,4705814.58$121.39/mo
Portage County161,7915414.60$120.84/mo
Summit County540,4285614.60$120.57/mo
Trumbull County201,9775714.60$120.68/mo

Cities Illuminating Company Has Coverage

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Illuminating Company FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Illuminating Company?

The current CEO of Illuminating Company is Steve Strah.

What cities does Illuminating Company offer service in?

Illuminating Company serves electricity to 105 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Illuminating Company customers each month?

Consumers of Illuminating Company pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $82.99.

What company is Illuminating Company owned by?

Illuminating Company is a subsidiary of First Energy.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Illuminating Company customers?

Customers of Illuminating Company, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Illuminating Company have customers in in?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Illuminating Company including Ohio.

What is the phone number for Illuminating Company?

Illuminating Company's customer service phone number is (800) 633-4766

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01