The electric bill can be a budget-buster when you’re surviving on a low income. Fortunately, your power company can usually help. There are several unknown or little-advertised programs that power companies may offer that can help lower the cost of your power bill.
Most power companies offer a budget billing plan, which averages the annual cost of electricity in a home and bills the customer in 12 even installments. This can help low-income customers maintain a budget and avert payment problems, especially during the more expensive winter months.
Some companies even offer free energy-efficiency improvements (including free LED light bulbs!), free weatherization upgrades and even payment assistance programs!
Just click the link below to find out what discounts, rebates and other money-saving programs are offered by YOUR local utility company!
Are you an AEP customer struggling to pay your bills? Help is available for those who qualify! You can use budget billing to make your bills level, upgrade your home for free and get rebates from the electric company. You might also qualify for extensions and arrangements to help pay your bill! See what we’ve found for AEP customers here.
You could get help with your Cleveland Utilities bill through their levelized billing program or through their prepaid billing. You might also be able to find help with your bills through a variety of community and state-sponsored services. You can see what we’ve found by clicking here.
Share the Pennies and MIFA might both be able to help you pay your MLGW bill. You could also use programs sponsored by the company to upgrade your home, lower your bills and even get help with payment arrangements and other options. You can click here to check out everything we’ve found.
Are you a Nashville Electric customer in need of a little break from high bills or bills you just can’t seem to get caught up on? We found help! There are programs available that might be able to help you pay for a portion of your bill, upgrade your home and get free benefits from the company. Check it all out here.
You might be able to get help with your Ripley Power and Light bill through their payment arrangements or extensions. You might also be able to get help saving yourself from the struggle of paying your bills by using the prepay electric plan. Ripley has a lot to offer so see what we’ve found.
You could get help paying your UCEMC bill through their prepayment plan and other options they offer. You might also be able to get help with extensions and arrangements. There are also ways you can get free energy audits, home upgrades and rebates. Since UCEMC is a cooperative, you could get help by using Capital Credits. Check here to see all the helpful information we found on UCEMC.
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