South Central Power

Payment Options

Ways to Pay

South Central Power offers the following convenient payment options.

Stop getting paper bills and receive an e-mail when bills are ready to be viewed. View up to the past six months of bills. Make single payments or set up automatic payments. Sign in to your online account 24 hours a day.

Payments are automatically taken from your bank account or credit/debit card on your payment due date. Sign up for Auto Payment Service online.

In PersonPay your electric bill at an authorized payment agent. Many locations have extended hours to fit your schedule. If immediate payment is required, please do not pay at one of our payment agents. Find an authorized payment agent near you. NOTE: While South Central Power does not charge for this service, some payment agents do charge a fee. Ask the agent about possible fees before making your payment. Please note: it may take up to 10 days for the payment to be credited to your bill.

You may also pay your electric or security bill at one of our offices. Payments can be made by cash, check, money order, cashier’s check or credit/debit card. All of our offices have payment drop-off boxes that are available 24 hours a day. Find a local office near you.

By PhonePay your bill anytime, day or night, using our Automated Payment System. Have your account number handy and call 800-282-5064. Payment can be made using a checking account or credit/debit card. Please have your bank or credit/debit card information ready.

Payments will post to your account within one business day. There is no charge for payment by phone.

To ensure accurate payment posting, please consider these tips:

  • Do not mail cash
  • Make checks payable to South Central Power
  • Do not staple check to payment coupon
  • Write your South Central Power account number on your check, and sign check
  • Use the envelope provided by South Central Power

Mail checks to:

South Central Power Company
P.O. Box 182058
Columbus, OH 43218-2058

Additional services

Payment arrangements

If you know you’re going to have trouble meeting your electric bill due date, our credit department may be able to work out payment arrangements on a past due account. Please call 800-282-5064 then press 0 to speak to a representative.

Budget billing

Eliminate big swings in your electric bills by averaging your energy costs over 12 months. Take advantage of our Budget Billing program today.

Financial assistance

Ohioans with low income may be eligible for financial assistance with energy bills.