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Billing and Payments

Understanding your bill

Your power bill is more than just a number or line item on your monthly budget. It’s a reflection of how you and your family are spending and using your energy. We want to help you use it wisely. Take advantage of the resources below to find ways to save more, budget better and live smarter.

How to Read Your Bill – Get a better understanding of your bill with our detailed and easy-to-read guide, About Your Bill. It includes a sample bill and clearly explains every line item.

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Tools to Manage Your Bill – Managing your energy usage is key to lowering your monthly power bill. We’ve put together tools to help you understand how you’re using energy and ways you can become more energy efficient.

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Budget Billing

Budget Billing is a free service that allows customers to pay an average bill price monthly, based upon eligibility. Enroll in Budget Billing

Time Advantage Rate

Time Advantage is a billing rate option that could save you money. It allows customers to pay for power based on season, time of day and the amount of power used.  

Project SHARE

Provides emergency assistance to elderly and disabled customers who need help paying their energy bills. Donate to Project SHARE