New Albany - Ended December 23, 2019.

The Community Energy Savers (CES) program is designed to empower residents and businesses to reduce energy usage in their community. By participating in CES, as a New Albany community member, you not only saved energy and money in your homes and businesses, but you also helped New Albany receive $40,000 in grants from AEP Ohio. This award will be used for lighting at the new playground.

In addition to receiving a financial grant, New Albany received assistance from AEP Ohio toward the development of a Sustainability Roadmap. The Road map will support the City Green Team in their efforts to continue making New Albany a sustainable city.

AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas energy efficiency programs are available to all customers with an AEP Ohio electric account and a Columbia Gas of Ohio natural gas account and are available all-year round.*

How Do I Participate: 

Choose one or more energy efficiency programs from the list below and start saving now! Select “Find out more” below to visit AEP Ohio websites for full details on the programs.

New Albany Residential Programs

  • AEP OHIO - Appliance Recycling (1 Point)

    Let AEP Ohio pay you to have your old, inefficient refrigerator or freezer picked up and recycled in an environmentally safe way, while saving you up to $150 a year on energy costs. Call 866-899-9862 or schedule online at

  • AEP OHIO - IT'S YOUR POWER APP (1 point)

    IT’S YOUR POWER is a free app provided by AEP Ohio. To download, search for IT’S YOUR POWER in your app store. Once you’ve downloaded the app, enter your username and password to sync with your AEP Ohio account. The app will then begin to populate with data from your home’s smart meter.

    Check the app daily for updated reports, trends in your home’s energy use and suggestions for lowering your usage based on these trends.

  • AEP OHIO - Rebates For Your Home (1 Point)

    Receive a cash-back rebate for purchasing a qualifying ENERGY STAR® certified appliances, such as dehumidifier ($25), clothes washer ($50), air purifier ($50), refrigerator ($50), or qualified electric heat pump water heater ($500). You can submit your rebate form online or by mail. Call 1-866-997-3578 for more information.

New Albany Business Programs

  • AEP OHIO - Efficient Products (10 Points)

    Receive set financial incentives for the implementation of energy-efficient improvements and technologies, including efficient lighting, refrigeration, HVAC, motors and drives, and miscellaneous food preparation and storage equipment. Call 1-877-541-3048.

  • AEP OHIO - Express Program For Small Business Customers (5 Points)

    Small businesses can cut the hassle and cost of energy efficiency upgrades with the Express Program. A representative will survey your facility for FREE to identify energy saving opportunities and propose recommended improvements. Customers may be eligible for incentives up to 80% of total project cost. Participation is limited to non-residential customers with annual consumption of 200,000 kWh or less. Call 1-855-546-3644 to schedule your free assessment.