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The time it takes to turn on your electricity and/or natural gas varies based on when your local utility can connect your home. Be sure to leave yourself enough time to shop and sign up with your new provider, and check your utility's timeline to make sure you can get your electricity and/or natural gas turned on when you need it.

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Our electricity usage insights tool shows you how much electricity you're using each month so you can anticipate your high-usage months.

Electricity and Natural Gas Plans

We offer a range of electricity and natural gas plans so you can find the perfect one for your home and lifestyle. Enter your zip code to see available plans in your area.

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How Do I Shop for Electricity and Natural Gas?

Learn more about how you can shop for electricity and natural gas to find the best plan for you. Explore common billing terms, how to read plan documents, how to sign up and more.

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As a Direct Energy customer, you'll have access to our electricity usage insights tool that shows you how much electricity you're using each month so you can anticipate your high-usage periods.

Electricity Rates for Ohio

We have a variety of electricity rates and plans so you can find the best one for your home.

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Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 AEP Ohio 31 months 5.29 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 AEP Ohio 18 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 AEP Ohio 36 months 5.69 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 AEP Ohio 12 months 6.29 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 AEP Ohio 24 months 5.99 cents/kWh
State Site Live Brighter 31 AEP Ohio 31 months 5.39 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 AEP Ohio 18 months 6.09 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 AEP Ohio 36 months 5.69 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 AEP Ohio 12 months 6.39 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 AEP Ohio 24 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 The Illuminating Company 31 months 5.29 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 The Illuminating Company 18 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 The Illuminating Company 36 months 5.79 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 The Illuminating Company 12 months 6.19 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 The Illuminating Company 24 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 Duke Energy Electricity 31 months 5.29 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 Duke Energy Electricity 18 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 Duke Energy Electricity 36 months 5.79 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 Duke Energy Electricity 12 months 6.19 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 Duke Energy Electricity 24 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 Dayton Power & Light 31 months 5.39 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 Dayton Power & Light 18 months 6.09 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 Dayton Power & Light 36 months 5.89 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 Dayton Power & Light 12 months 6.49 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 Dayton Power & Light 24 months 6.09 cents/kWh
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 Ohio Edison 31 months 5.29 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 Ohio Edison 18 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 Ohio Edison 36 months 5.79 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 Ohio Edison 12 months 6.19 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 Ohio Edison 24 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 31 Toledo Edison 31 months 5.39 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 Toledo Edison 18 months 5.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 Toledo Edison 36 months 5.89 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 Toledo Edison 12 months 6.29 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 Toledo Edison 24 months 6.09 cents/kWh

Natural Gas Rates for Ohio

We have a variety of natural gas rates and plans so you can find the best one for your home.

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Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 23 Columbia Gas 23 months 0.549 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 12 Columbia Gas 12 months 0.599 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 18 Columbia Gas 18 months 0.639 dollars/CCF
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 23 Duke Energy Gas 23 months 0.439 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 12 Duke Energy Gas 12 months 0.489 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 18 Duke Energy Gas 18 months 0.509 dollars/CCF
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 23 Dominion Energy Ohio 23 months 3.69 dollars/MCF
Live Brighter™ 12 Dominion Energy Ohio 12 months 4.19 dollars/MCF
Live Brighter™ 18 Dominion Energy Ohio 18 months 4.29 dollars/MCF
Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
State Site Live Brighter 23 Vectren 23 months 0.489 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 12 Vectren 12 months 0.539 dollars/CCF
Live Brighter™ 18 Vectren 18 months 0.569 dollars/CCF

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