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NOAC Electric Aggregation Program

Ohio has opened up the electric market to competition. As a result local municipalities have banded together through the Northwest Ohio Aggregation Coalition (NOAC) to secure power to customers who get their electricity from Toledo Edison. The program combines NOAC's member communities into a large buying group designed to reduce energy costs.

For decades, over 90 percent of Ohioans have received retail electric service from for-profit public utilities like Toledo Edison. During this time, Toledo Edison has had little or no competition within their service territory. Rates and other concerns have been regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

Over the last decade, deregulation has been proposed in order to let customers exercise choice and save money. The outcome was Senate Bill 3, which went into effect January 1, 2001. Ohioans can now choose their electric generation provider. The PUCO will continue to regulate the electric delivery service provided by Toledo Edison. A true win-win for Ohioans.

Ohio law allows municipalities to aggregate customers into larger buying groups. In order for the NOAC to deliver the benefits of electric deregulation local voters passed ordinances authorizing municipal Aggregation Programs in their communities.

NOAC chose WPS Energy Services as the electric provider for its member communities. It's already helping hundreds of thousands of customers around the country save, and have a proven track record for innovative pricing, hands-on customer service and maybe most importantly...integrity.

Who Is Eligible?

All NOAC member residents in the cities of Maumee, Sylvania, Perrysburg, Northwood, the village of Holland, and most unincorporated communities in Lucas County.