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Monthly Automatic Draft

Automatic draft is a free, convenient way to pay bills each month. You can have the amount you owe automatically taken out of your checking or savings account on the bill due date.

Sign up for monthly automatic draft

  • Register online with Duke Energy.*
  • Review your account.  You must pay any outstanding balance in the manner you normally use (credit card, cash, check or money order) before you are eligible for Automatic Draft.
  • Log in to Automatic Draft, you will be taken directly to our automatic draft process.

*Note: Registration is a quick, one-time process that allows you to do business with Duke Energy online, when it’s most convenient for you. Your security and privacy are important to us and registration allows us to identify you as our customer.

Confirm enrollment

Once you've signed up, your bill will show that you are enrolled in the program and the date that your bill amount will be debited from your chosen account (view sample bill).

If you would like to stop receiving a paper bill, you can sign up for e-bill and receive your statement notification electronically while Automatic Draft handles paying it each month.

Pay for multiple accounts

You can use automatic draft to pay for more than one Duke Energy account. Please complete the online form for each Duke Energy account to be drafted.

Make a one-time payment

If you wish to make a one-time payment, please visit our credit card and electronic check payment page.

Bill payment options

For a side-by-side comparison of all the ways to pay your Duke Energy bill, view the pay my bill matrix.