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The Illuminating Company Electricity Rates

Compare The Illuminating Company Electricity Rates

The Illuminating Company serves more than 700,000 customers in northeast Ohio. They are a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, a leading organization that delivers electricity to residents throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey.

Illuminating Company customers benefit from Energy Choice. If the Illuminating Company is your local Ohio utility, you can switch electricity providers and realize potential savings on your electricity bill.

Keep reading to learn more about comparing electricity rates and how you can make the switch!

Get The Best Illuminating Company Electricity Rates

Here’s a snapshot of the best Illuminating Company electricity plans on

Utility: The Illuminating Co
Plan Term & Rate per kWh


6 Month Home Power Plan

6 months
Tomorrow Energy

Tomorrow Energy

12 Month Fixed

12 months

Rates Updated: 11/1/2020.

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How To Compare Ohio Electricity Rates

With’s expertly curated Marketplace, finding a great electricity plan has never been easier. All you have to do is follow this simple three-step process.

How to Compare The Illuminating Company Electricity Rates
  1. Enter your ZIP Code – To see plans and providers in your area.
  2. Compare electricity providers and plans – Pay attention to each plan’s length and electricity supply rate.
  3. Switch electricity providers – After finding the plan you want, just fill out the necessary info and switch!

After that, you’re all done. The Illuminating Company still bills you and delivers your electricity, so there are no interruptions in your electricity service. Your electricity plan and supplier are the only things that change.

Benefits of Ohio Energy Choice

Energy Choice gives you control over your electricity supply by allowing you to switch electricity providers. This forces electricity providers to compete with one another and gives Ohioans more electricity options to choose from.

Benefits of Energy Choice

  • Energy Savings: Saving on energy supply over the default rate (Price to Compare)
  • Bill Stability: Locking in a low fixed-rate for a long period of time
  • Renewable Energy Options: Options to sign up for a 100% renewable energy plan

The Illuminating Company Service Area

The Illuminating Company’s service area runs throughout northeast Ohio, covering over 700,000 customers. It serves the city of Cleveland and many of the cities around it including Lakewood, Mentor and Strongsville.

Reading Your Illuminating Company Electricity Bill

When you switch electricity plans, it’s important to understand the charges on your electricity bill. Your bill splits charges into two separate categories: delivery charges and supply charges. When you switch electricity plans, it only affects your supply charges.

Delivery Charges

  • For the reliable transmission and delivery of electricity
  • Charged by your local utility (The Illuminating Company)
  • Do not change when you switch electricity suppliers

Supply Charges

  • For the supply of electricity that you use
  • Charge by the kilowatt-hour (¢ per kWh)
  • Potentially lower when you switch electricity providers

Illuminating Company Price To Compare

Price to Compare is the default supply rate that you pay for electricity if you don’t participate in Energy Choice. You use it when you’re comparing electricity suppliers and switching plans. It changes every few months and you can find the Price To Compare on your latest electricity bill.

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