How do I compare Columbus OH Electricity Rates?



We have made it very easy to compare Columbus power rates so you can get the least expensive electric price for your needs. Just enter your zip code then read company reviews, compare the Ohio electricity companies that serve the Columbus area to get the best electric plan that meets your needs.

Electricity prices in Columbus OH are deregulated, meaning you can conduct an apples to apples electricity comparison accross dozens of electricity suppliers in the Columbus area.

There are no switching costs, your electricity stays throughout the entire process, and no special equipment is needed. If you are moving to Columbus, Ohio, your new service company will turn on your power and establish your new service. It's that simple.


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Which Electricity Plans are recommended in Columbus?


Plan Name
Company
/
Rating
Length
Price
VS. AEP - Ohio Power Company
Short Term Value
6 month
Fixed Rate
6.30¢ / kwh
Short Contract Term
3 month
Fixed Rate
5.00¢ / kwh
5.5% under market rate
Compared to the current AEP - Ohio Power Company rate of 5.2900¢ / kwh

What are the Cheapest Electricity Plans in Columbus?


Plan Name
Company
/
Rating
Length
Price
VS. AEP - Ohio Power Company
36 Month Fixed Rate
36 month
Fixed Rate
5.49¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
6.25¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
6.19¢ / kwh
24 Month Fixed Rate
24 month
Fixed Rate
5.69¢ / kwh
36 Month Fixed Rate
36 month
Fixed Rate
6.29¢ / kwh
  • Rates are for new customers only
  • What should I know about Columbus?


    Columbus Averages


    In April, the average electricity rate in Columbus was 13.16¢ per kWh. The average households monthly electricity usage was 684 kWh, making the average bill around $90.

    based on EIA Data as of June, 2021


    Columbus, Ohio is located in Franklin County in the middle of the state of Ohio, providing easy to access for everyone within the state. Named for the famous explorer Christopher Columbus, it has steadily grown in size and population since it was founded in 1812. Boasting a population of 860,000 (as of the 2016 census estimates), it is by far the biggest city in the state.

    Zip Codes in Columbus


    43299
    43291
    43287
    43279
    43272
    43270
    43268
    43266
    43265
    43260
    43251
    43240
    43236
    43234
    43232
    43231
    43230
    43229
    43226
    43209





    The sprawling city covers almost 213 square miles, making it one of the largest in the region. Thanks to the incorporation of several nearby areas, the Columbus metropolitan area spans several counties. It is positioned between two rivers, giving it a great advantage in terms of trade.

    Cities in Ohio



    In addition to being the corporate headquarters for five of the top fortune 500 companies in the United States, Columbus has a great many of the local sites for residents and visitors to enjoy. These include taking in a game at Ohio State University, visiting the Columbus Zoo, one of the finest in the country, checking out the Franklin Park Observatory, maybe visiting the seat of state government at the Ohio State House, and enjoying a little shopping at Easton Town Center.

    Is Commercial Electricity Available in Columbus?


    Plan Name
    Company
    /
    Rating
    Length
    Price
    Sunwave 36 Month
    36 months
    5.75¢ per kWh
    NGE 36 Month
    36 months
    6.76¢ per kWh
    Constellation 36 Month
    36 months
    5.38¢ per kWh
    Constellation 24 Month
    24 months
    5.54¢ per kWh
    Sunwave 24 Month
    24 months
    6.05¢ per kWh

    Green Electricity Plans in Columbus


    Plan Name
    Company
    /
    Rating
    Length
    Price
    VS. AEP - Ohio Power Company
    12 Month Fixed Rate
    12 month
    Fixed Rate
    7.69¢ / kwh
    Variable Rate
    1 month
    Variable Rate
    5.00¢ / kwh
    5.5% under market rate
    Compared to the current AEP - Ohio Power Company rate of 5.2900¢ / kwh
    12 Month Fixed Rate
    12 month
    Fixed Rate
    7.19¢ / kwh
    24 Month Fixed Rate
    24 month
    Fixed Rate
    7.09¢ / kwh

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    Spencer from Dublin, Ohio
    July 10th, 2021

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