Lower My Bill Toolkit offers tips and steps to help you determine where you may find savings on your utility bills with just a few small changes in your household routine. Please follow these steps:
The following energy saving tips can help you find ways to save energy in your home.
Cooling Energy Tips
Heating Energy Tips
Water Heater Energy Tips
Around The House Energy Tips
Your meter measures the amount of electricity you use in kilowatt-hours (kWh). Each dial on the meter represents one digit in the total number of kilowatt-hours you've used since the last time your meter was read.
Most meters are now easy-to-read digital meters.
If you have a digital meter, read it left to right.. This illustration reflects 40632.
Some other meters are the mechanical dial type. Here are some simple rules for reading your dial type meter:
Just a few small changes in your household routines can add up over the year to big savings on your utility bills. Duke Energy Progress has tips on how to reduce your energy costs on your home, yard and appliances. Learn what the biggest household energy wasters are and how to easily fix them.
Once you know how much energy your appliances use, you can make informed choices about how to spend your energy dollar. This tool can help you approximate energy costs for individual appliances and subsequent carbon footprint.
How Much Can It Cost To Heat My Home With A Gas Furnace Vs. A Heat Pump?*
House Built To State Energy Code
House Built To Duke Energy Progress' Energy Efficient Home Program/Energy Star**
*This is an estimate only. Actual results may vary depending on house type, location, occupant behavior and other factors.
The Equal Payment Plan (EPP)
Designed by Duke Energy Progress to ease the impact of higher seasonal electric bills for residential customers by spreading bills into 12 equal monthly payments. EPP helps you plan ahead by letting you know exactly what your monthly payments will be. It does not lower or raise your annual electric bill.
Other Payment Options
Other options to make paying your bill more convenient
My Account Login
Login to your account for more information regarding your bill.
Register for My Account
If you haven't used Online Account Access, find out how to register and start viewing your billing information online.
After logging into My Account, view energy analysis details and graphs for further information. Benefits are listed below.
Energy analysis graphs
Energy analysis details