Dayton and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Dayton Power & Light. Dayton Power & Light was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004.
Population of Dayton: 141,368*
Total Dayton Power & Light customers: 515,000**
Total amount of megawatt-hours used in Dayton Power & Light: 3,905,046***
- Brothers and inventors Orville and Wilbur Wright, who are credited with designing and flying the first successful airplane, are from Dayton.
- The mechanical cash register was invented in Dayton by James Ritty.
- Dayton was considered an epicenter of funk music, with many funk bands originating from Dayton’s West Side.