Making your home more energy-efficient is a great first step to reducing energy costs. Start by finding where your home loses energy by completing an Online Home Energy Check.
Once that is complete find ways to save energy in your home through our Home Energy Improvement Program.
These quick energy tips can help you reduce electric usage in your home.
Just a few small changes in your household routines can add up over the year to big savings on your utility bills. Duke Energy 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 a few simple actions could increase efficiency.
View these energy-saving tips:
For more information regarding your bill go to the My Account Login page.
If you haven't used online account access, register your account.
After logging into My Account, view energy analysis details and graphs that let you:
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.
Duke Energy offers several choices to make it easier to manage your monthly bill.
This free service lets you plan your monthly payments and helps you keep your budget balanced. It's designed by Duke Energy to help you avoid unpredictable bills. To learn more or enroll, visit the Budget Billing page.
Other payment options
Make paying your bill more convenient through our billing and payment options.
EnergyWise HomeSM Program
Participate in EnergyWise Home and save up to $147 annually through monthly credits on your energy bill. This program for residential customers not only helps you save on your bills, it also helps our community use energy more wisely. Watch a short video to learn how it works. Credits are prorated according to usage above 600 kilowatt hours. It's easy and free to participate.
SunSense® Solar Water Heating
Save money and save energy when you invest in a solar water heating system for your home and participate in EnergyWise.
Energy saving checks are available. (Florida residents only)
Heat Pump Check
You may be eligible for an incentive credited on your electric bill.
Is the ceiling insulation in your home less than R-12?
Have you considered installing energy-efficient windows, window film or window screen in your home?
Install a reflective roof product to reduce the heat coming into your home.