Partners & Programs

OPAE is grateful for the support and leadership of our partners. Our partners help fund energy assistance programs, and provide the resources necessary for our members to serve Ohio communities.

Please visit the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to learn about all available programs.


The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
To assist households with low incomes, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their immediate home energy needs.

FUNDERS: 

US Department of Energy, State of Ohio


The Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP)
A payment program that permits households with incomes under 150% of the poverty guideline to retain utility service by paying 15% of their income for service.

FUNDERS: 

State of Ohio


Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP)
Provides eligible Ohioans with assistance to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and reduce their energy costs.

FUNDERS: 

US Department of Energy, State of Ohio


The WarmChoice® Program
A weatherization program for insulation, furnace and hot water tank replacements/repair.

FUNDERS: 

Columbia Gas of Ohio A NiSource Company


The Housewarming Program
A weatherization program for insulation, furnace and hot water tank replacements/repair.

FUNDERS: 

Dominion East Ohio


The Community Connections Program
An electric energy efficiency and repair program.

FUNDERS: 

FirstEnergy Corporation


American Electric Power Community Assistance Program 
An electric energy efficiency and repair program.

FUNDERS: 

American Electric Power


The Smart Energy Community Program
Program provides a free energy audit of home and its energy usage along with equipment and improvements to save eligible Ohioans energy and money.

FUNDERS: 

Dayton Power & Light Company


The TEEM Program
Helps qualifying Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) customers implement energy efficiency improvements to their homes—at NO COST to the customers.

FUNDERS: 

Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio


Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Activities
Enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.

FUNDERS: 

Dayton Power & Light, Cincinnati Gas & Electric and the Ohio Department of Development


Electric Partnership Program (EPP)
Provides in-home audits and installs appropriate electric energy efficiency measures to reduce electric usage.

FUNDERS: 

State of Ohio