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Power Cost Adjustment Goes Into Effect September 1

August 30th, 2022

Effective with September 1 bills, a power cost adjustment of $.017022 per kWh will go into effect. Based on 1,000 kWh per month, for example, your OREMC monthly bill will increase by $17. 02. This is in addition to the $.00781 power cost adjustment that was effective July 1.

We understand this is not welcome news. When the first power cost adjustment was instituted, the hope was that rising natural gas prices would level off. Instead, they have increased 38%. Member Communications/Marketing Coordinator Michele Hutchins addresses some of the frequently asked questions regarding our rates in the video below. You can also get more information by visiting

If you have trouble paying your OREMC bill, assistance is available. For a complete list of organizations that may be able to help visit You can also call OREMC Member Services at 800-262-5131 to discuss billing and payment options.

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