The Dayton Power and Light Company is a regulated electric business that serves 500,000 customers in a 6,000 square mile area of west central Ohio. The company offers a ready market for DPL generation. It is affiliated with DPL, a regional electric energy and utility company. Other subsidiaries of DPL include DPL Energy and DPL Energy Resources. DPL Energy engages in the operation of merchant peaking generation facilities. Capacity that DPL Energy does not sell to Dayton Power and Light Company is marketed on a wholesale basis throughout the eastern United States. DPL Energy Resources is a competitive retail electric supplier in Ohio that sells to major governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Through its subsidiaries, DPL owns and operates approximately 1,600 megawatts of generation capacity, of which 2,800 megawatts are low-cost coal-fired units and 1,600 megawatts are natural gas-fired peaking units. The Dayton Power and Light Company is located in Dayton, Ohio.