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Will My Electricity Rates in Ohio Rise This Summer?

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Electricity Rates Rise As Costs Surge Ohio’s utility companies are scrambling to keep up with the rising cost of electricity. Natural gas prices are at their highest in a decade. And with a hot summer predicted for the state, energy customers could see painfully high electrical bills. So, what caused these rate spikes? Will your […]

Lesson: what happens if your Ohio energy supplier goes bust.

Did Your Ohio Energy Supplier Go Bust?

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What Do You Do When Your Electricity Supplier Files Bankruptcy? In March, Volunteer Energy Services filed for bankruptcy in Columbus, Ohio. This family owned company served roughly 212,000 customers in Ohio and neighboring states. To be sure, the past few years have been hard on many energy suppliers. But what about keeping the power on at your home? After […]

FirstEnergy Agrees to $306M Refund to Ohio Customers

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What Residential Customers Can Expect Good news for FirstEnergy customers! After a year of back and forth with courts, hearings, and controversy, Akron-based FirstEnergy will be giving you a refund! The company has agreed to give around $306 million in customer refunds over the next five years. On the other hand, over five years, the refund may […]

Duke Asks PUCO for Electric Rate Increase

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Possible Rate Hike For Ohio Residential Customers Duke Energy recently sent a request to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) for a rate increase of nearly 4%. If approved, customers could see a $4.50 increase to Duke Energy’s distribution charge on their monthly bills. But, what is that money going to go to? We’re going to […]

Energy Efficiency Incentives Coming Back to Ohio?

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Ohio Energy Saving Programs When Ohio law makers passed House Bill 6, the law gutted funding for utility programs to help customers save energy. It also stopped all such programs in late 2020. This ended rebates for things like smart thermostats, energy saving appliances, and insulation updates to homes. But last year, law makers repealed HB 6. […]

Do I Face a High Texas Freeze Bill in Ohio?

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Can My Electricity Bills Skyrocket Because Of A Storm? With all the talk of the Texas Winter Freeze, and a lot of keyboard debate about deregulated energy, it’s understandable to feel a little uneasy about what could happen in the snowy expanse of Ohio. Turns out, there’s a huge difference in the energy market of […]

Do Ohio Energy Providers Go Bust?

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What Happens To Customers When Energy Providers Fail February’s big Texas Freeze sent energy prices in the Lone Star state sky high. So high that Entrust Energy soon failed to pay what it owed in the electricity market for Ohio.  The news hit Entrust customers in three utility service territories. Since then, some customers worry they will be left in […]