The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is the state agency responsible for assuring that all residential consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices. It provides you with information about your rights and responsibilities as a utility customer and publishes the Apples to Apples cost comparisons for energy services where you have a choice of provider.
The Ohio Consumers' Counsel is the statutory counsel for residential customers in utility related matters.
Universal Service Fund/Energy Efficiency Fund
The Ohio Department of Development administers some energy efficiency programs, HEAP, home weatherization and low-income energy assistance programs.