Ohio Utility Protection Services (Call Before You Dig!))

A vital resource for Ohio residents and businesses alike, the Ohio Utilities Protection Service acts as a communication link between utility companies and individuals planning any digging activity. This site includes all the information you need to dig safely and protect your community.

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

The mission of the PUCO is to assure all residential and business consumers access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices, while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices.  The site offers valuable information regarding the regulation of Electric Utilities in Ohio, electric consumer information and energy assistance programs.

Ohio Consumer’s Council

The Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel (OCC), the residential utility consumer advocate, represents the interests of 4.5 million households in proceedings before state and federal regulators and in the courts. The state agency also educates consumers about electric, natural gas, telephone and water issues.

U.S. Department of Energy

The Department of Energy’s mission is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions

Energy Information Administration

The EIA provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of the EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

Edison Electric Institute (EEI)

EEI is the premier trade association for U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies and serves international affiliates and industry associates worldwide.  EEI provides public policy leadership, critical industry data, market opportunities, strategic business intelligence, one-of-a-kind conferences and forums, and top-notch products and services.

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to promote energy-efficient solutions for both consumers and businesses to help save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Electric Safety Foundation International

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a 501(c) (3) organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplaceThe ESFI mission is to reduce electrically related deaths and injuries through vigilant public education keeping electrical safety top of mind, and to give the general public, school children and the workforce tips and tools to use to prevent deadly and destructive electrical accidents.