What is Electricity Bill?
We all know what electricity bill is. It is a statement of money that we owe to the electricity department for electricity used over a period, generally one month. It shows the amount of power we consume in the form of units, the charge per unit and the total amount due. There is an electric meter installed at our homes/ offices that measure the amount of consumption and based on the meter reading the total bill is calculated.
How much APDCL Electricity Rate, 2022?
Average electricity rate of Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) is Rs. 7.00 to Rs. 9.00 per unit. Below is the details electricity rate APDCL:
Residential Slab Unit:
Rate per unit (APDCL)
0 - 120
121 – 240
Commercial Electricity Rate
Rs. 6.8 to Rs. 7.7
Agriculture Electricity Rate
How to Check APDCL Electricity Bill Pay Amount?
The electricity bill amount equals the product of units consumed and the rate per unit. The number of units consumed can be found from the meter reading.
Most of the DISCOMs have their own app/ website where you can check the status, bill amount, etc. once you login to your account. For APDCL online bill payment get through the following steps.
Method 1: Online
Just follow these steps-
- Visit to https://www.apdcl.org/website/PayBill
- Enter your 12-digit customer number provided in the bill then click on next
- Now you can see your electricity bill to pay
Method 2: Electricity Bill Copy
Physical electricity bills are distributed by DISCOMs to the registered address against the service number of the bill which was created upon.
How to Calculate APDCL Electricity Bill?
The electricity bill amount equals the product of units consumed and the rate per unit. The number of units consumed can be found from the meter reading. You can also use an Online Electricity Bill Calculator to check the calculations and your total bill amount.
To calculate your electricity bill, click here: https://www.loomsolar.com/blogs/calculator/electricity-bill-calculator
How to calculate APDCL electricity bill from meter reading?
You can record your meter reading at the start of a month and then again at the end of the month or the billing period. The difference between the two readings will give the number of units consumed. When you multiply this with the rate per unit and add the other charges you get your total bill amount.
Types of meters installed in Tamil Nadu market:
- Digital Meter
- Net Meter
- Prepaid Meter
How to pay APDCL electricity bill payment online?
National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) developed a one stop platform ‘BHART BILLPAY – कभी भी | कहीं भी’ (for national & international payments) for paying electricity, mobile, DTH, gas, water bill, etc. It has the special features, and we can pay our utility services payments though internet, mobile, agent outlets, bank branches,
- It’s Simple
- It’s Fast
- It’s Helpful
- It’s Time Saving.
Bharat Bill Payment System offers one-stop bill payment solution for all recurring payments with 200+ Billers in the categories Viz. Electricity, Gas, Water, Telecom, DTH, Loan Repayments, Insurance, FASTag Recharge, Cable etc. across India. It is a convenient way for common people who are not very tech savvy but would want to avoid lining up at the electricity bill department for making a payment.
The payment mechanism of electricity bill has changed a lot over time. Earlier people had to stand in long queues to pay their bills. If the electricity bill counter’s windows shut for lunch or their working hours got over, people had to return without paying bill on time and ended up paying a late payment penalty.
Method 1: APDCL
- Visit https://www.apdcl.org/website/PayBill
- Enter your 12-digit customer no. provided in the bill then click on view
- Now you can see your electricity bill
- After clicking on Pay Now you can see various payment methods
- Select any of the payment method & proceed with the payment
Method 2: Mobile App
- Select an operator like PhonePe, Google Pay, MobiKwik, Paytm or others.
- Get into Bill Payment section
- Select Electricity Bill Payment
- Select your DISCOM from list of electricity billers
- Enter you service/account number
- Check your connection Name & Bill amount
- Make the payment using your UPI password
Method 3: Electricity Counter
- Locate the nearest electricity bill counter using google maps
- Get to the nearest billing counter
- Pay your electricity bill in cash
How to quick pay APDCL electricity bill online?
Today one can easily and conveniently pay their electricity bills online from their comforts of their homes. You can use the state-wise board operator's website to make your electricity bill payment easily. These boards have their own websites where they have the provision to make online bill payments. One can also search “Electricity bill payment near me” on Google to find out places where you can go and make a payment directly.
Consumers can Quick pay their electricity bills by paying directly through their Paytm wallet, Google Pay, BHIM, Amazon Pay, PhonePe, PayZapp, etc. on their smartphones. Some apps also give a cashback for using their app for electricity bill payment. These offer some of the best electricity bill payment options.
How to change name in APDCL electricity bill?
To change your name in the electricity bill, visit the nearby office of the electricity board and fill an application form to change the name on the electricity bill. Submit the application along with the necessary documents to the authorities in the office.
Step 1: Visit DISCOM Office
Step 2: Contact to authorized person for this
Step 3: Apply though Online Portable (www.example.com)
How to reduce APDCL electricity bill?
The lockdown has been a crazy experience of our times, where people have been locked down in their homes. The fear of the deadly COVID-19 virus has led to people staying at homes. This has, in turn, led to higher domestic electricity bills due to increased usage of lights, fans, ACs, internet, laptops, TV, washing machine, etc. as family members shift their schools and offices to their homes. Read more here:https://www.loomsolar.com/blogs/collections/how-to-save-electricity-bill-for-my-home
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