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Get the Best Duke Energy Electricity Rates

As a Duke Energy customer, you are able to choose your own “retail electricity provider” in order to save money on the supply portion of your bill. No matter what provider you choose, your electricity will continue to be delivered and serviced with the same reliability by Duke Energy, which is regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

Here are the best rates available for Duke Energy customers to switch to and save money!

Utility: Duke Energy
Price to Compare: 5.46¢ / kWh
Plan Term & Rate per kWh


6 Month Home Power Plan

6 months


24 Month Home Power Plan

24 months

Rates Updated: 9/27/2020 at 8:00 AM EST.

Duke Energy History

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States. Owning 58,200 megawatts of base-load and peak generation, Duke Energy serves around 7.2 million customers. Duke Energy Ohio, formerly know as Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company, is a subsidiary of Duke Energy.

Duke Energy Ohio Service Area

Duke Energy Ohio serves 1 million gas and electric customers in Southwest Ohio, including all or parts of the counties of:

Service Areas

  • Clermont
  • Hamilton
  • Warren
  • Butler
  • Adams
  • Brown
  • Clinton

Duke Energy Ohio Electricity Providers

It is the competition that stems from deregulation that allows customers to save money in Ohio. When an area is deregulated, retail electricity providers compete for your business. This competition drives down prices, creates more flexible and customized plans, and generates other incentives such as innovative products and services:
  1. A choice between different retail electricity providers
  2. A choice to select between different rate plans offered by each provider
  3. More control and customization of your plan
  4. The same reliability of  service and delivery through Duke Energy

Compare Duke Energy Ohio Electricity rates

Our FREE Rate Comparison Tool eliminates time-consuming research and presents you with the best available offers from providers in your area. Simply type in your Zip Code and select Duke Energy as your utility.

When looking through the best available Duke Energy Ohio electricity rates, be sure to have your most recent Duke Energy bill on hand. Compare the rates of the retail electricity providers with the rates you are paying now through Duke Energy or if applicable, your current retail electricity provider. Often referred to as the “Price-to-Compare”, these rates will be in cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and can be found on the second page of your current utility bill.

Always read the plan’s terms carefully, and look for more than rate pricing. Consider the duration of the plan, incentives to switch, early termination fees, and any other information that could add or subtract value to your plan.

Switch Duke Energy Ohio Electricity Providers

Once you have compared all the Duke Energy Ohio electricity rates and selected the right retail electricity provider for you, the process to switch providers is easy. All you need is your most recent utility bill. There’s no need to contact Duke Energy directly, the new provider will take care of that for you. Typically, it takes one to two billing cycles to see your new supply rate on your Duke Energy Ohio Bill.

For more information, visit our guide to Ohio electricity rates.