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Discover Dayton Power and Light

Dayton Power and Light (DP&L) is an electric utility company in Ohio that serves more than 515,000 customers throughout the Miami Valley. Since 1911, DP&L has provided power to DP&L energy consumers throughout Dayton and its surrounding communities. Today, its service territory spans roughly 6,000 square miles with more than 16,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines.

Compare DP&L rates on supply

When the Dayton Power and Light service area began offering energy choice, Ohio DP&L energy consumers were afforded the freedom to choose an alternate retail supplier for electricity instead of purchasing supply from their local utility.

To find an energy plan that best fits your needs and budget, take advantage of this freedom to compare DP&L rates on supply with supply rates offered by retailers near you. Some energy consumers choose their Dayton utility, while others shop around before making an informed decision.

To hear supply rates offered by retailers in your area, contact® today.

What is the difference between fixed-rate and variable-rate supply plans?

If you choose to get your power from a retailer after comparing DP&L rates on supply, you’ll have the option to choose either a fixed-rate or variable-rate supply plan. To learn the differences between these plan types, see below.

Supply Plan Details Fixed-Rate Supply Plan Variable-Rate Supply Plan
Month-to-Month Contract No Yes
Long-Term Contract Yes No
Monthly Price Per kWh Subject to Change No Yes
Monthly Price Per kWh Remains Secure Yes No

Dayton Power and Light prioritizes its community

According to the utility, the DP&L Foundation donated more than $2 million to 180 nonprofit organizations in 2015. Since 1985, the DP&L Foundation, with an understanding of the utility’s corporate responsibility, has prioritized giving back to the community in the areas of education, human services, local arts and beyond. The foundation offers grants to nonprofits looking for financial support to initiate projects that enhance the overall Dayton community.

Additionally, the company focuses on the environment through several eco-friendly and renewable energy initiatives.

DP&L is your contact for maintenance needs

As the local utility company, you can count on DP&L for reliable delivery of your electricity in Dayton, even if you opt to go with a retailer for supply. Since DP&L owns the transmission and distribution lines in the area, it will maintain delivery services, resolve electrical emergencies and ensure your power is always up and running.

If you experience an issue such as an outage, call the utility at the number below:

  • Area served: Southwestern Ohio
  • Power outage number: 1-800-433-8500
  • News and safety: Read here
  • Community involvement: Read here

Updated 10-9-19