The "Budget Bill" is an average of your power bills over the
past 12 months. It brings the highest bills down and the lowest
bills up to the same amount each month.
Start Anytime, End Anytime
Your averaged bill can start any month and end any time you
With Budget Billing, the meter is still read on the same
schedule as in the past, and your bill is computed just like
always. The bill still arrives in the mail to tell you how many
kilowatt-hours were used and the total bill amount. Your Budget
Bill amount will be shown as the amount due on your bill.
To qualify for this service you must be a residential customer
with an acceptable credit rating and you must have had continuous
service at your present location for a minimum of 12 months.
Here's How It Works:
Any current balance on your account must be paid in full before
you can sign up for Budget Billing. We then average your actual
usage over the past 12 months, using a calculation developed by our
billing department. This averaged amount is automatically refigured
every October to insure a perpetual 12-month average. Taxes,
security light charges, contracts or other fees will be averaged in
with your electric usage, but they will still be itemized on your
The budget bill only works if you pay your bill promptly
every month. Your budget amount must be paid before the
next billing or your account will revert to regular billing and all
past due balances must be paid.
To Get Started:
Contact us and speak to
our member services department to learn how you can use our
budget billing program.
For more information, download our Budget
Billing Brochure .
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