Residential Bill Details

Understanding your bill is a good way to monitor your electricity use and see how conservation efforts can reduce your expenses.

Billing date, account number, pay by, please pay


Billing date: Date bill was issued

Account number: Your account number(s). If you more than one service location, they will be consolidated into one itemized bill and you will see a different account number for each one.

Pay by: Payment due date. Pay your bill by this date to avoid a late charge of 1.5% per month on unpaid amounts of $30 or more.

Please pay: Total amount owing, which includes the current bill amount plus any outstanding balances from previous bills.

Previous bill

DC15-007 RES Bill Sample

Amount due from your previous bill and payment(s) received.

Basic charge

DC15-007 RES Bill Sample

The Basic Charge partially recovers the fixed costs of service such as metering and billing.

Daily average comparison


Comparison of daily average usage per billing period with previous periods.

Energy charge

DC15-007 RES Bill Sample

Under the Residential Conservation Rate, customers pay 7.97 cents per kWh for the first 1,350 kWh they use over an average two-month billing period. Above that amount, customers pay 11.95 cents per kWh for the balance of electricity used during the period.