HOW TO READ YOUR OEU BILL Use the sample by uxx99201


									HOW TO READ YOUR OEU BILL: Use the sample bill below to better understand how to interpret your utility bill.         1   ACCOUNT NUMBER
                                                                                                                          Use this number whenever you
                                                                                                                          contact us about your account.

                                                                                                                      2   MESSAGE AREA
                                                                                                                          For notice about the status of your
                                                                                                                          account there might be information
                                                          1                                                               here. For example, a deposit
                                                                                                                          amount on your account would be
                                                                                                                          listed here.

                                                                                                                      3   ACCOUNT SUMMARY
                                                                                                                          Gives overview of account balance,
                                                                                                                          payments and current charges.
                              2           4                                                 UTILITY BILL TOTAL
                                                                                                                      4   FOR YOUR RECORDS
                                                                                                                          Helps you keep track of your bill
                                                                                                                          payments, amount due and due date.

                                                                                                                      5   OPTIONAL ACCOUNT ITEMS
                       5                                                                                                  Billing information about optional
                                                                                                                          OEU programs. For example you can
                                                                                                                          choose to help your neighbors
                                                                                                                          through OEU's Neighbor’s Who
                                                                                                                          Care Program which is a utility
                                                                                                                          assistance fund designed to aid
                                                                                                                          customers in our community in
                                                                                                                          emergencies. Once you sign up for
                                                                                                                          this program, you can make a tax
                                                                                                                          deduction monthly when you pay
                                                                                                                          your utility bill. To sign up, call
                       6                                                                    ELECTRIC SERVICE              629-8411 or if you are out of the
                                                                                                                          area, call toll free 800-893-4760.
ELECTRIC CONSUMPTION                                                                                                  6   CONSUMPTION HISTORY
                                                                                                                          Compares the current monthly usage
                                                                                                                          with last year's usage.
                                                                                                                      7   OEU ELECTRIC USAGE
                                                                                                                          This is based on the number of
                                                                                                                          kilowatt hours (kWh) used during
                                                                                                                          the billing cycle multiplied by the
                                                                                                                          energy charge and fuel charge, bulk
                                                                                                                          power cost adjustment, plus a fixed
                                                                                                                          monthly customer charge and
                                                                                                                          applicable taxes.

                                                                                                                      8   OEU METER READING
                                                                                            CUSTOMER NAME & ADDRESS       Arranged vertically to make it easier
                                                                                                                          to calculate total usage.

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