Struggling to pay your bill? If you are unable to pay your Tri-State EMC bill, there might be a way to get help. We found options for people who are low-income.
Tri-State EMC customers might have options available!
If you’re a low-income customer, you might be able to get help with the LIHEAP benefit. This could help you pay for your Tri-State EMC bill and might make it easier for you to keep up with your electric bills. While the benefit will likely not be able to pay for your entire bill, it could be helpful because it could cover a portion of your electric bill. This state-sponsored program might be available if you are low-income and you also meet other qualifications. The benefit may vary by state and there may also only be certain times when it’s available.
We found more help for Tri-State EMC customers!
If you qualify for help through the Salvation Army, you might be able to get up to $200 you can use toward your bill. The organization has different ways to qualify people and you must meet all their requirements. You might be required to provide proof of income, household size and a shut-off notice to get help through the Salvation Army. There are different options available depending on your needs and the area you’re in.
Operation Roundup might make it easier for you to pay your bill. This is a program that Tri-State EMC works with and it might make it easier for you to pay your bills. With this program, you could qualify for funds to pay your bill depending on your financial situation and other factors. If you meet the program requirements, you could also qualify for one-time help!
As a member of a cooperative, you get capital credits. The electric company usually applies these credits directly to your bill so you get the savings automatically, but they might miss them sometimes. In these cases, you could ask about your capital credits and you might be able to get help paying your bill by using the capital credits. If you think you might have missed out on credits, be sure to ask the company if you have any owed to you. You might also qualify for additional capital credits that the company missed.
Get helpful payment options for your bill.
The Upfront Payment program might be a good choice if you regularly struggle with your payments or if you’re worried about how you’re going to pay all your bills on time. With upfront payments, you can pay for your electricity ahead of time. Then, when you run out of money you’ve paid for your electric, you’ll just need to re-up to make sure you’re able to pay more to keep it on.
If you’re in need of an extension or an arrangement for your electric bill, you might be able to get it through the company. There are options available that could help you find what you’re looking for and could help you save money so you won’t have to worry about paying your bill right at the same time all the time. Not everyone will be approved for an extension or an arrangement. Having a good history with Tri-State EMC might make it easier for you to make an arrangement or get an extensions.
Upgrade your home while lowering your Tri-State EMC bill.
Weatherization is a way you can update your home for free while making it more energy efficient. The program could help you save money on your bills by making your home more energy efficient. Saving energy and money can make your Tri-State EMC bill more affordable and easier to pay. Click your state to view more information about the weatherization program:
You might qualify for a rebate through TSEMC. The program is intended for people purchasing a new energy efficient water heater. You could save $50 on your new water heater by using the rebate program. You will need to provide a proof of purchase and information related to your new hot water heater.
Tri-State EMC gives back to the community.
The Energy Co-Op Washington, D.C. Youth Tour is a tour where high schoolers get a chance to visit the nation’s capital and learn more about energy opportunities and how they have an impact on the economy and the country as a whole. Tri-State EMC sends high schoolers on the tour for free. The spots on the tour are competitive and you must meet their requirements to be able to go on the tour.
The Youth Leadership Summit is a program intended for high schoolers who are interested in the energy field. They can learn more about leadership in energy and other factors that can have a positive impact on the way they handle a career in energy. Spots on this summit are competitive and might also require you to meet certain qualifications to be a part of it.
TSEMC offers an honors night for high-school aged children of members. The honors night is an opportunity for students to attend a meaningful energy-related experience. Students who attend the honors night might also be eligible for a scholarship through TSEMC.
Use little tips to make your bills easier to pay.
Want to learn how to start saving money right now? Use these tips to make it easier to save money on your electric bill. We found tons of free and low-cost tips that will also help you lower your bill without putting in too much effort!