Electric Rates
March 16, 2023

Apples To Apples AEP Bills

By nera

Apples to apples AEP bills – Ohio’s official electric provider comparison site

The state’s energy deregulation program, “Apples to Apples,” is managed by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (or PUCO). This site is loaded with important information for consumers of energy who want to save money on their natural gas and electricity.

How do apples and apples work?

The first step is to choose the utility company that serves your home and the area you’d like to compare rates in. The next step is to select the company that serves your area. Apples to Apples will show you a listing of all energy providers that the utility currently serves.

You can also select to enter your ZIP code and then see a list of all the energy suppliers that utility serves in your area. Click on any of these energy providers to find out more about their offers and contract terms.

When you enter your ZIP code into the Choose Energy comparison shopping website you will be directed to a screen where you can enter your current electric rates as well as term lengths. You can also learn about the cost of a fixed rate electricity plan, as well as other important pricing and contract information that will aid you in selecting the right plan for you.

aep ohio proposed new rates to increase the amount it can spend on upgrades and equipment after the summer 2022 power cut which left more than 600,000 people without electricity for several hours. In a filing with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on Friday, AEP said it was seeking approval to change its sources of income to allow it to invest more in upgrades and equipment.

Another reason why the fine print asks for more money stems from AEP’s vegetation management program, which aims to remove trees that may come into contact with sagging power lines and cause outages. AEP’s director of projects Mark Berndt testified at a recent PUCO hearing that the company had reduced outages significantly by tracking plant contact and removing trees that were causing them.

The fine print in AEP’s filing with the PUCO on Friday reveals that the company is seeking to change its revenue source so that it has more spending power, and will seek permission to invest $2.2 billion over the next six years in projects meant to boost reliability and start pilot programs that could provide backup electricity sources in the event of local outages. The proposal is not final, however, since the PUCO must hold hearings and take written comments from the public through