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 Budget Billing

Are you having a difficult time budgeting for you monthly electric bills? As the weather changes outside, so does your electric bill, and that makes it hard to budget from month to month.

It's not just the winter months that are hard on the wallet; if you have air conditioning, the summer months can be just as tough on your budget. Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative has Budget Billing to help make that budgeting a little easier. 

How does it work? Every month LYREC will take your current reading to calculate a billed amount, add the previous 11 months' amounts and average these to calculate the budgeted amount. Therefore, your bill will fluctuate some from month to month; it's actually a moving average.  Please contact our office between April and August if you are interested in signing up for Levelized Budget Billing. 

This service is available to all residential customers who are current on their payments, have an "A" credit rating, and have established a 12-month history of service with LYREC. The customer can remain on Budget Billing as long as their account remains current. If you have any questions, contact our office at (406) 488-1602.

To sign up for Budget Billing, you can pick up a form from our office or the form is attached below. Sign and return with your payment.

Budget Billing Form

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