Understanding Your Bills
Average kWh’s Per Day: Total kWh’s used this month divided by the number of days in this billing period. Average Cost Per Day: Total energy charges (excluding tax and device rentals) for this billing divided by the number of days in this billing period. Service From and To: Dates the previous and present meter readings were obtained for this billing period. Days: Number of days in this billing period. Previous Balance:  Pending balances from last month. Adjustments: May include service charges, and debit/credit adjustments for correcting previous billings. Penalty: A late fee is assessed when payment is not received by the bill due date. Payment – All payments received since your last billing. Balance Prior to this Billing – The sum total of Previous Balance, Adjustments, Penalty, and Payment.  When this is a balance owing (debit), your account may be subject to disconnection. Delinquent and Cutoff Notice:  You are responsible for paying this minimum amount due BY the CUTOFF date to avoid disconnection. Kilowatt-hour Charge: Usage is broken out according to the tier rates within your Rate Class, and reflects the charges per kWh for each tier. Service Availability Charge: Monthly charge associated with distribution expenses which include metering,operation & maintenance, plant investment, billing, property taxes, administrative & general costs. Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment: The change in any purchase power cost or generation cost. Environmental/Regulatory Compliance Charge: Cost to comply with environmental regulations regarding the generation of your electricity. Security Lights and other Devices:  Monthly rental fees associated with the cost of providing energy used and maintenance costs. Public Utility Tax:  A State Tax collected at the rate of the lesser of 1) 5% of total revenue charges(excluding taxes and rented devices), OR 2) $0.0032 per kWh used. Current Month Charges: Total of Kilowatt-hour charge, Facility Charge, Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment, Environmental/Regulatory Compliance Charge, Security Lights & other devices, and Public Utility Tax. Mailing Date: Date this bill was prepared, printed, and mailed. Amount Due: The total of Balance Prior to this Billing and Current Month Charges. Due Date:  Last date to pay to avoid late charges. Late Charge: 5% fee added to any current bill amount not paid and posted to your account by 4:00 p.m. on the Due Date. Pay This Amount After Due Date:  Total of Amount Due plus the 5% Late Fee you will need to Submit if payment will not be posted by 4:00 p.m. on the Due Date. Voluntary Contribution to Renewable Energy Resource Trust Fund:  Assistance for the feasibility of qualified, renewable energy projects that deliver energy into the distribution system.