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Your Ohio utilities can help YOU save on your electricity bill!

Your Ohio utilities can help YOU save on your electricity bill!

Your Ohio utilities bill can be a budget-buster when you’re surviving on a low income. Fortunately, your power company can usually help. There are several unknown or little-advertised programs that power companies may offer that can help lower the cost of your power bill.

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Find Help From Your Ohio Utilities Company

Most power companies offer a budget billing plan, which averages the annual cost of electricity in a home and bills the customer in 12 even installments. This can help low-income customers maintain a budget and avert payment problems, especially during the more expensive winter months.Just click the link below to find out what discounts, rebates and other money-saving programs are offered by YOUR local utility company!

American Electric Power (AEP)

Are you having trouble with your AEP bill? You might be able to get help with it through the company’s various programs.  You might also be able to get help paying your bill using community agencies and state agencies. Customers could get help with level payments and other resources through the company. Check here to see everything we’ve found!

Buckeye Rural Electric

Buckeye Rural Electric offers level payments, arrangements and even free energy audits to customers who qualify. Since Buckeye Rural Electric is a part of Touchstone, you get tons of benefits just for being a member of the co-op. To see what we’ve found for Buckeye Rural Electric, click here!

CenterPoint Energy

Centerpoint Energy helps more than 5 million customers in 13 different states. They have complimentary home efficiency products and special state-specific programs to help you stay on top of your Ohio Utilities bill. Read all about it here.

Cleveland Public Power

Do you need help with your Cleveland Public Power bill? You could get it! There are programs available from the company and also from community resources that might be able to help you save money on your bills, avoid shut-off and upgrade your home for free. To find out more about the programs Cleveland Public Power offers and so much more, check this article out.

Dayton Power and Light

As a Dayton Power and Light customer, you might be able to get help with your bills and with things that can make paying your bills easier. You might also qualify for free home upgrades, rebates and so much more from the company.

Dominion Energy

Your Dominion Energy bill doesn’t have to be a burden each month! We found ways you can get help paying your Ohio Utilities bill and get options to upgrade your home so your bills aren’t so expensive. Dominion Energy might be able to help you with their budget billing programs and also might be able to provide payment arrangements for those who qualify. Go here to see what we’ve found!

Duke Energy

Is your Duke Energy bill too expensive? We found help! You could get assistance with payment arrangements, extensions and even the budget billing program. We also found community and state resources that might help you pay your bill and upgrade your home. Click here for more help with Duke Energy.

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Illuminating Company (First Energy)

As a First Energy customer, you can get help with so many different resources. Since the Illuminating Company is a part of the bigger First Energy, you could get help with your bill! There are many resources available to help make paying your Ohio utilities bill easier. Learn more about them right here.

Just Energy

If you’re a Just Energy supplier customer, you might be able to get help with your Ohio Utilities bills. Your company might team up with Just Energy to automatically help you start saving. You can see everything we’ve found for Just Energy customers by clicking here.

Ohio Edison (First Energy)

Ohio Edison is a part of First Energy and that means you could get all the benefits that come from being a First Energy customer. There are many options available to help you pay your bill, lower your bill and even avoid shut-off. We also found help for customers who want to upgrade their homes. To learn more, click here.

South Central Power

Is your South Central Power bill out of control? You could get help with it! Use the assistance program for low-income customers and even use the budget billing program to make your bill easier to pay. Learn more about what we’ve found here.

Toledo Edison (First Energy)

If your Toledo Edison bill is too much, you might be able to get help. Toledo Edison is a part of First Energy and the company has many resources that might make paying your bill easier. Go here to find out more about all the things we’ve found for Toledo Edison customers!


Are you a Vectren customer? If yes and you’re struggling to pay your Ohio utilities bill, help might be available! We found ways to lower your bill, upgrade your house and maybe even save yourself from shut-off. Check out what we’ve found here.

Volunteer Energy

Volunteer Energy customers might be able to get rate discounts, assistance and more. There could be options available to help you with your electric bill. To learn about your Volunteer Energy and how a supplier could help you make your bill better, check out this article!

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Nicole is the owner and lead researcher for Low Income Relief. She has over 20 years of professional research and writing experience, and she has been solely dedicated to investigating low income topics for the last 10 years. Nicole started Low Income Relief after a personal experience with poverty. When her husband was medically discharged from the US Army, their family experienced tremendous financial hardship. Nicole was able to gather help from multiple community agencies and move into a nearby low income housing unit in just two weeks! Since then, Nicole has been dedicated to helping low income families in crisis. She regularly spends hundreds of hours combing through countless resources to make sure that Low Income Relief has the most comprehensive and complete resource directories on the internet today. Prior to starting Low Income Relief, Nicole worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. Her work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, The Daily Herald, The Chronicle and more. Her work has also been featured by Google for Publishers and other leading industry publications.

Darcy Goth

Sunday 29th of March 2020

Is there assistance at all for Consolidated Electric and Columbia Gas?

Jason Alberts

Sunday 26th of January 2020

Frontier power coshocton


Monday 27th of January 2020

Jason Alberts, I have added this to our research list. -Stephanie


Sunday 10th of February 2019

Guernsey Muskingum Electric

Riley Thomson

Friday 1st of March 2019

Mena, I went ahead and added this to the research list. Thanks. -Riley

Sheila Miller

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

How about American Electric Power(AEP)

Riley Thomson

Friday 1st of February 2019

Sheila, Here is the information we have for saving on your Ohio Utilities. Make sure you scroll down and click on the link for AEP. I hope this helps. -Riley

Kimberly Harris

Friday 14th of September 2018

Hello. Do you have anything for AMP power for the village of Montpelier, Ohio? They say they don't offer budget plans.

Chloe Skupnick

Monday 17th of September 2018

Kimberly, I just added AMP Power to our research list. Here are some tips to lower your power bill: