Budget Billing for Qualified Accounts
How would you like to have control over how much your power bill will be each month? Now you can, if you qualify, with SLEMCO Budget Billing. The amount of your monthly bill may fluctuate slightly but never widely based on weather or seasonal changes.
Budget Billing Terms
Emergency Bill Deferment
The Louisiana Emergency Relief Act of 2001, requires the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) to adopt rules to ensure gas and electric utilities under its jurisdiction implement a deferred billing program for pre-qualified customers in the event of an LPSC-declared “energy emergency.”
An “energy emergency” is characterized by inordinately high utility bills which are the product of high gas or other fuel costs, unusually inclement weather necessitating extensive use of utilities, or any other circumstances as determined by the LPSC. Under such an emergency, pre-qualified customers would be able to defer partial payment of their utility bill over a three-month period.
The LPSC has the authority to determine what constitutes “inordinately high bills,” “high fuel costs” and “unusually inclement weather.”