Deregulation allows companies other than the public utilities to offer electric power to consumers. This allows for competition that results in lower
What do you mean by the generation portion of my bill?
There are two elements to your electric bill. One is the cost of the electricity and the other is the cost of delivering the electricity to your home or
office. The generation portion of your bill is the cost you pay to buy the electricity.
What is a variable rate?
A variable rate is a rate that may fluctuate on a monthly basis based upon current market conditions.
Will I get two electric bills?
No, you will receive only one bill. That bill will come from the public utility.
Who do I call if my power goes out?
You still contact the public utility if your service goes out or you have any other repair issues.
Do I have to sign any type of contract?
No, residential customers can cancel anytime. Commercial customers who are on a variable rate plan will not need to sign a contract. Commercial customers,
who want a fixed price, will be asked to sign a one year contract.
If I cancel do I have to pay a fee or penalty?
No, Discount Power does not charge any fees for variable rate customers if you switch your service to another supplier.
When I switch, how long does it take before I see savings?
When you enroll, Discount Power submits a request to your utility to switch your service to us. Depending on the date of your next meter read and your
utility's rules, this switch could take effect either your next upcoming meter read or the one after that. Once the switch occurs, you will see
Discount Power's name on your first utility bill for the period after the switch.
When I switch do you need to install a new meter?
No, the switch is seamless. The only difference you will notice is that on your bill you will see Discount Power and a lower rate. There is no interruption
When I switch will my power be shut off?
No, your power will never be shut off because you choose to go with a supplier.