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  • Understanding Your Electric Bill

    We know monthly bills can be hard to read and understand. Between bottom lines and small print, there can be a lot of questions left unanswered. Avoid the guessing game with our easy-to-read sample bill. We also offer a printable version for you to keep!

    Understanding Your Bill

    Check out our detailed bill feature descriptions below to help make sense of your monthly bill.  

    Reliant Account Number: XX XXX XXX - XUnderstanding your bill Image 1
    Account Summary
    Previous Amount $XX.XX
    Payment MM/DD/YYYY $XX.XX
    Balance Forward XX.XX
    Your plan name
    31-Day Period: MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY
    Usage Charge XX.XX
    Energy Charge1,XXX kWh @$0.0X0000/kWh XX.XX
    CenterPoint Energy Delivery XX.XX
    Base Charge XX.XX
    Gross Receipts Tax Reimbursement XX.XX
    Sales Tax 1.00% XX.XX
    Current Charges $XX.XX
    Account Information Understanding your bill Image 3