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Location: Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH is the 2nd largest city in the state with a population of 388,072. The city along with Akron and Canton has a metro area of over 3.5million residents. Cleveland is located on the northeast side of Ohio and borders Lake Erie and Pennsylvania. Cleveland residents have had energy deregulation since the state passed Senate Bill 3 in 1999. The bill called for all the state’s 8 energy utilities to restructure and “unbundle” their generation, delivery and supply charges. Since then, Cleveland residents have had a choice in their energy supplier and have had the ability to shop for lower supply rates. For more information on the Cleveland energy market, and current energy rates, see the information below.

Usage for Cleveland, Ohio

Monthly average household energy usage in OH compared to the national average.

Rates for Cleveland, Ohio

Home and business owners in Cleveland, OH have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Your Fixed Rate for Basic Service: 6.24¢
Best RateMost Popular
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
13 mo.

Public Power

Electric 13 Month Standard Fixed Rate

Plan Details
Best Long Term
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 855-798-0821


36 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Best Green
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Tomorrow Energy

12 Month Fixed

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
18 mo.

Public Power

Electric 18 Month Fixed Rate

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 844-774-3874

Energy Harbor

PT Safe Harbor 36

Plan Details

Solar Score for Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH Solar Score: 42

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

    • Nearly 2/3 of the energy produced in Ohio comes from coal
    • Natural gas generation has increased significantly in OH over the past decade
    • Wind energy is the most abundant renewable energy source with hydroelectric and solar installations increasing in the past 5 years
    • There are 2 nuclear power plants in the state that supply 16% of the total energy generation in Ohio


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