The Illuminating Company Electricity Rates and Plans

The Illuminating Company is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation that primarily serves customers in the state of Ohio. The utility provides electricity to over 700,000 customers across northeast Ohio, including the cities of Cleveland, Akron, and Lorain. The Illuminating Company operates a diverse portfolio of power generation sources, including coal, natural gas, and nuclear power plants. Additionally, the company has implemented renewable energy projects, such as wind and solar, to increase their sustainability efforts. The Illuminating Company regularly invests in modernizing its infrastructure and improving grid resilience to provide reliable service to its customers.



The Illuminating Company Energy Sources

The Illuminating Company's energy comes from nuclear, coal, natural gas, and other fossil. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 89% of The Illuminating Company's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 8%. Natural Gas provides 2% of The Illuminating Company's electricity. Other Fossil provides 1% of The Illuminating Company's electricity.






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Other Fossil

The Illuminating Company Rates

The average electricity rate for The Illuminating Company customers is 12.86 cents/kWh. The Illuminating Company has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential Service Fixed

The Illuminating Company Electricity Plans

The price to compare for The Illuminating Company is 9.45¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Tomorrow Energy

Earth Care 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
5.99¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 12

6.79¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 24

cheapest 13+ months
7.19¢24 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

7.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

36 Month Home Power Plan

7.99¢36 monthsChoose Plan

The Illuminating Company Reliability

In 2021, the average The Illuminating Company customer lost electricity for 2 times for about 253 minutes each. In total, the average The Illuminating Company customer had their electricity out for about 395 minutes during the whole year.


Credits can be used to offset charges in future months. Can be carried forward continuously.

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