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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 : 23 123 321 - 0 BillOverview
Account Summary
Previous Amount $XX.XX
Payment 09/14/2013 $XX.XX
Balance Forward XX.XX
Your plan
31-Day Period: 10/01/2013 to 11/01/2013
Usage Charge XX.XX
Energy Charge 1,022 kWh @$0.008000/kWhXX.XX
CenterPoint Energy Delivery XX.XX
Base Charge XX.XX
Gross Receipts Tax Reimbursement XX.XX
Multi-Service Discount XX.XX
Sales Tax 1.00 XX.XX
Current Charges $XX.XX
Reliant Surge Protect($1000) XX.XX
Period: 10/1/2013 to 11/1/2013
Essential/Advanced/Premium Security XX.XX
Security - Free Month XX.XX
Installation And Hardware Credit XX.XX
Installation And Hardware Charges XX.XX
Total Current Non-Electricity Charges XX.XX
Amount Due $XX.XX
Please Return This Portion With Check Payable To: Reliant. To Make An Automated Payment Or Report A Receipt, Call: 1-877-734-7243.
Account Information AccountInfo