About Us

Executive Director Chris Allwein having fun at Weatherize Ohio 2018. WO-2019 is scheduled for Oct. 22-24, 2019.

Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit membership organization created to advocate for affordable energy policies that support low and moderate-income Ohioans. OPAE also supports member agencies delivering home energy programs.

Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) advocates for the maintenance and expansion of energy bill assistance, energy efficiency and weatherization programs on behalf of member agencies and the communities they serve. We work with our members, partners and industry experts to advance industry best practices and provide access to meaningful education and training. In addition, OPAE offers industry expertise, consulting and research services to organizations – both public & private – on energy-related topics.