Confused about your electric bill?

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Bill paying should be as simple as possible, but we realize the utility industry can sometimes be confusing. If the following explanation does not answer all your questions, contact one of our Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-915-2533.

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1. Loc— Pairs with the account number on the pay stub portion of your bill. In the case of multiple meters, is used to differentiate between the meters.
2. Map Location—Each meter is assigned a specific map number used to locate the meter.
3. Description—Gives you, and CECA, a brief description of what the meter serves.
4. Rate—Rate 1 is a residential rate classification. Other rates include commercial, large power, seasonal, etc.
5. Meter #—Number assigned by CECA to each meter on your account. Some members have more than one meter.
6. Service Dates—The reading days of your meter, tells you the actual dates you are being billed for.
7. Meter Readings—Beginning and ending readings of your meter for the current billing period.
8. Mult—Some meters have a Multiple factor. Almost all residential meters will be only a multiple of 1, meaning the reading you see is what you get.
9. KWH Usage—Unit of measurement for electricity consumed. A watt is a measurement of energy. One kilowatt equals 1,000 watts. A kilowatt hour is approximately the amount of electricity that ten 100-watt bulbs use in one hour.
10. Energy Charge—The amount of your bill, based on the rate structure that is built into our billing system.
Availability Charge—A set, standard figure billed each month to offset the cost incurred by making the meter available to you.
PCRF Adjustment—CECA bills only the cost of power to you. If the power cost for the billing period in question is more or less than what is built into CECAs rate structure, the adjustment is made here in the form of a debit or credit, depending on the power cost for that particular month.
1 HP Sodium Lamp—This will appear only on members who have a Security Light.
Operation Round-Up—Operation Round-Up is a voluntary program, dedicated to assisting worthy projects in your community. The average member pays in approximately $6 per year to this program.
11. PCRF—The factor used to figure the adjustment listed above.
12. Member Information—Here you will find your Customer Number, Name on the account, due date, and amounts due before and after due date.
13. Bottom Stub—Contains the same member information listed above, and is the portion of your bill to be returned with your payment.6. Service Dates—The reading days of your meter, tells you the actual dates you are being billed for.1. Loc—Pairs with the Acct# on the pay stub portion of your bill. In the case of multiple meters, is used to differentiate between the meters.