To begin receiving a paperless bill you must first have on-line account access to SmartHub. Once you receive access, you can begin receiving paperless billing.
If you have already registered to use SmartHub, click here to pay your bill.
All bills may be paid by return mail using the return envelope provided or by addressing an envelope to:
The Energy Cooperative
PO Box 740467
Cincinnati, Ohio 45274-0467
Checks, debit cards, Visa, Master card, Discover and American Express credit cards are accepted. Call 1-800-255-6815.
Online payments for Gas, Electric, and Propane
Checks, debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards are accepted. Allow two business days for processing before your payment will post to your account.
Click here to securely view/pay your bill online. (If you get a message about the site certificate, just click "OK", it's a temporary message and will disappear soon.)
Bills may be paid at the main office located at 1500 Granville Road, Newark, Ohio, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. (except for holidays).
All bills may be placed in our night drops located at two locations: 1500 Granville Road, inside the member service entrance; 11339 Mt Vernon Rd., Utica, Ohio at the Licking Rural Electrification, Inc. building located on the north side of the building. (Payment should always include a copy of the billing or account number along with the check or cash payment as well as the name on the account and service location.)
Automatic Bill Payment
Click here to download the application (pdf)
Click here to download instructions on how to Change Your Automatic Pay Status.
At the Bank
There are also several banks in our area which will accept The Energy Cooperative bill payments such as:
|Licking County ||Park National Bank |
|Knox County ||First Knox National Bank |
|Richland County ||First Knox National Bank |
|Fairfield County ||Park National Bank |
|Perry County ||Park National Bank |
Some important steps to follow when paying your bill:
- Pay Amount Due by the due date
- Paid after due date has a 5% penalty added to the amount due
- Include lower portion of bill with payment
- Put account number on check on memo line
Understanding Your Billing Statement
For a diagram and explanation of the various components that make up your billing statement, please click on the PDFs below:
For Electric Members click here (pdf)
For Natural Gas Members click here (pdf)
For Electric and Natural Gas Members click here (pdf)
For Propane Members click here (pdf)