How is my Fixed Amount Bill calculated?
Your bill is based on your past electricity usage. Your monthly amount is calculated to protect you from higher bills due to unpredictable weather and increases in energy costs. Your quote does not exceed 10% above standard rates per kilowatt hour.
Call us at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268) to find out what your monthly amount would be.
What if I use more or less energy than I paid for?
Every 12 months, we look at your Fixed Amount Bill account to see whether to adjust your bill.
- If you have used more energy than you paid for, you can expect your bill to go up.
- If you’ve used less than you paid for, you can expect your bill to go down.
If you use much more energy than you paid for – more than 50% above your calculated amount – you’ll see an alert on your bill. If extreme high usage continues, you may be dropped from the program – and you’ll be responsible for the balance between what you paid and what you used.
Who can participate in this program?
Residential electric customers of Alliant Energy in Wisconsin. You must be on a regular billing rate to be eligible (not Budget Billing or Time of Use).
What if I just moved in?
If you just moved into your residence, you won’t have a usage history to customize your Fixed Amount Bill. We can calculate an amount for you based on general usage patterns, or you can wait to establish a usage history before you enroll.
How do I withdraw from the program?
Fixed Amount Bill is based on a 12-month cycle. You can withdraw from the program during the first or twelfth month without penalty. Contact us at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268) to cancel your enrollment.
If you choose to withdraw from the program at a time other than the first or twelfth month of the program, you may be subject to an $30 early termination fee. You may also be charged the difference between your electric usage and payments. You must wait six months to reapply for the program.
What else do I need to know?
You should be aware that you may be removed from the program for nonpayment or consistent high energy use. If you’ve been removed from the program, there is a waiting period to reapply (12 months for nonpayment; six months for high energy use).
We also recommend you review the Fixed Amount Bill Terms and Conditions.