How to get Electrical Bill Discounts

call-7Contact your local electricity company. The company that provides your area with electricity will vary depending on where you live. If you are new to the area, use a search engine to type in the name of your area and the words “electricity company” to see where your electricity is coming from.






Lower-Electricity-Bills-in-the-Summer-Step-8Ask about discounts you can receive. Often, you can receive help with your bill year-round if you are in a low-income household, on disability, or have a limited income for other reasons. A representative of your electricity company will tell you what discounts are available.







Participate in a voluntary direct load control program, if available.[3] These types of programs are widely available in most areas, and involve getting bill credits in exchange for allowing the electricity company to install a control switch on your air conditioner, heater, or other utility.

  • The electricity company will turn the utility off during peak hours.
  • Often, the utility is not shut off for long periods of time.
  • Speak with an electrical company employee for more details.
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