Payment Options

Payment options made easy for you!

We realize 1 method of payment does not fit every member’s need, so we made:

  • Convenient payment options
  • Multiple options for you to choose


Tri-County EMC’s monthly bill comes complete with a return envelope. Payments must be received in our office on or prior to the due date.

We do not use the mailing post date. You can insert your check and mail to us at:

Drop Box

For your convenience a drop box is outside of our main entrance near our drive-thru window.

Payments placed in the box Monday through Friday are posted the same business day.


To pay over the phone 24/7 with a credit/debit card or check, members can call:

To ensure accuracy, when calling we recommend members to use their account number.

Online Bill Pay

Available 24/7, 365 days a year

Pay My Bill

Mobile App

To make payments through our mobile app, Search Tri-County EMC in the:

  • App Store
  • Play Store

Our app is free and available to all members.


Prepay is a self-managed pay-as-you go billing plan with no deposits or late fees and a daily adjusted balance (based on how much electricity you used the previous day).

Tri-County EMC’s PrePay program allows you to:

  • Manage your energy use
  • Purchase power on a pay-as-you go basis
  • Pay as much or as little as you want ($20 minimum)
  • Make payments in an as-needed basis (No more monthly bills)
  • Set your payment schedule

How Prepay Works:

Budget Billing

An accurate 12-month history of your current residence electric use determines your payments.

With budget billing:

  • Payments are set at your 12-month average (based on the previous year’s average electricity use)
  • Members pay the same amount each month
  • The average and billing amount is updated each year
TCEMC Budget and Levelized Billing (PDF)

Auto Pay

On your selected date of choice before the bill is due, your electric bill can be automatically withdrawn each month from a:

Sign up for Auto pay and let us do the work for you!

Late Fees

Monthly billed accounts with balances remaining after the due date are subject to a $10 service charge.

Any previous balance on your monthly billed account will be included in your current bill, with an interest of a 1% late fee.