Understanding Your Bill
Your monthly statement shows the billed amount for kilowatt
hours used. It also has other helpful information, including your
usage over a 12-month cycle and the "important message" section
that allows SEC to communicate with our members. The image to the
right is your bill numbered along with the information below. Click
it to expand it to full view and then you can move it to the left
or right on your screen to see the information below.
Please follow the numbered explanations that correspond with the
numbers on the statement sample below to better understand your
This area shows your average kilowatt-hour usage and cost per day.
It also shows your days of service for that period. You will be
able to use the bar graph to determine your high and low months of
- Billing Address
- Important Information
Contains important information regarding your statement such as
payment due dates and phone number for reporting outages.
- Special and Important Messages
This area is used for communicating special and important messages
to our members such as annual meeting dates, capital credits
- Service Location
This is the actual address where service is located.
- Billing Summary
Indicates previous and present meter readings and the
killowatt-hour usage for your current statement. This also gives
current billing charges, previous statement charge, payments and
adjustments on your account.
- Net Amount Due
Total monthly charge for your statement due upon receipt.
- Gross Amount Due
Total amount due on the account if not paid before date shown. To
avoid paying this amount you must pay before gross amount date on
your statement. Payments not received before this date will incur a
- Billing Date
Actual date of your statement.
- Account Number
This is your Santee Electric Cooperative account number, please
refer to this number when calling or e-mailing our office.
- Payment Address
Please mail all payments to Santee Electric Cooperative, PO Box
548, Kingstree, S.C. 29556.
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