If you’re a Rappahannock Electric customer, you have options to make paying your bill easier! We found resources to help you pay your bill and keep the lights on!
Get help paying your Rappahannock Electric bill.
The Virginia LIHEAP benefit might be able to help you save money on your bills. The program is a way for low-income families to get help paying their bills. If you’re approved for the program, you can get a voucher automatically applied to your Rappahannock Electric bill.
Since you’re a member of a co-operative, you might have capital credits you don’t know about. The credits are a result of the money the co-operative makes. You will need to contact the electric company to find out whether you have capital credits or not.
The Salvation Army in Culpeper might be able to help you pay your bill. They provide one-time help to families who qualify. To get approved for the program, you will need to provide information on your bill and on your income. You may also be required to provide information on shut-off notices and other things from Rappahannock Electric. If you’re approved, the Salvation Army will provide a voucher that you can apply toward your bill. These vouchers are generally capped at $200.
Rappahannock Electric offers payment options.
If you need payment arrangements, you’ll need to contact Rappahannock Electric. They do not have official policies on payment arrangements, but they might be able to help you if you’re in a tight situation. If your bill is higher than normal, if you have received a shut-off notice or if you’re struggling with payments, the payment arrangement could help you.
To help avoid shut-off in the future, you could prepay for your electric. Prepayment may also help you avoid a deposit when starting your electric account. The company will notify you in advance that you’re low on funds that you’ve prepaid so you have a chance to re-up your account.
If you have bills that are higher than normal or you notice big fluctuations during different times of the year, you might benefit from budget billing. The program works by averaging out your payment based on your past year of payments. You will need to apply for the program through Rappahannock Electric.
Do you have a medical condition? If you have certification, you might be able to get help and protection from shut-offs with Rappahannock Electric. If you provide certification, the company might provide you with certification protection.
You can upgrade your home for free and save money.
With weatherization assistance, you can get help making upgrades to your home. If your home is not energy efficient, it could cost you a lot of money in electric bills. When your home is weatherized, you can get upgrades to your insulation, your heating system and even your flooring!
If you choose to use the AC Switch program provided by Rappahannock Electric, you can get a one-time credit of $25 on your bill. The program may also help you lower your energy costs by reducing the amount of time your AC runs during peak hours.
Your electric company gives back to your community.
The co-op youth tour could help your teen learn more about electric, energy and the U.S. government. It’s a trip that is paid completely by Rappahannock Electric to D.C. Your teen will spend a few days learning more about energy and enjoying a once in a lifetime experience. You’ll need to apply early as spots fill up quickly.
If you are interested in going to school for energy conservation or other energy-related opportunities, you might be able to get help with a Rappahannock Electric scholarship. The scholarship can help with a portion of education costs.
Rappahannock Electric is part of Touchstone Energy and you benefit from it!
Since you’re a member of Touchstone, you get all the benefits that come with it! From discounts on things like groceries to freebies from your co-op, you being a Rappahannock Electric customer pays!
We found ways to save even more money.
Saving money on your bill shouldn’t be hard! These simple tips can help you save more money on your bill while also conserving electric.
Wednesday 6th of February 2019
I need help in warren county VA with REC my bill is 250 to 300 a month for a small spilt foyer home. I have two kids and one is a heart warrior
Friday 1st of March 2019
Jessica, Here is everything we have for Rappahannock Electric Customers. Be sure to click the links within the article for more details. I hope this helps. -Riley