General Information about Utility Service

The following information explains some of the variables that cause the price of energy to fluctuate and informs consumers about the complex energy market.

Guide to Establishing Utility Services – Moving into a new home or apartment can be a challenge, especially during the winter. This information from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio explains how to get utility service at your new home. 

Understanding the Cost of Natural Gas

Columbia Gas of Ohio Standard Choice Offer – Columbia Gas of Ohio has changed the way it buys natural gas for customers who have not selected an alternative natural gas supplier or enrolled with a government aggregation buying group.

Dominion East Ohio Standard Choice Offer and Standard Service Offer – Each February, Dominion East Ohio conducts two auctions to secure natural gas supplies for customers who do not participate in the Energy Choice program. 

Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio Standard Choice Offer – Under the second phase of its gas supply auction program, Vectren will continue to secure gas for customers that do not participate in the program.

Gas Cost Recovery (GCR): How it affects Your Natural Gas Bill – This information from the PUCO explains the Gas Cost Recovery (GCR) rate and how it affects your natural gas bill

Maps and Company Information

Natural Gas Company Service Territory Map – This map from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio identifies the natural gas service territories of Ohio’s regulated utilities.

Ohio’s Natural Gas Companies - List of Ohio’s regulated natural gas companies.

Electric Service Territory Map – This map from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio identifies the electric service territories of Ohio’s regulated utilities.

Ohio’s Electric Companies – List of Ohio’s regulated electric companies.