North Western Electric Cooperative has made it convenient and easy to pay your electric bill.  Choose the option below that works best for you and your lifestyle.

If you are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID19, help may be available from Northwest Ohio Community Action Commission. Please contact them directly for assistance.

Pay Online

We offer convenient 24/7 online account payment services for member-owners having internet access, an email account and credit or debit card, or checking account.  Your account is credited immediately.

We gladly accept the following major credit and debit cards.

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover credit cards

There is no fee for this service. Pay Online

Pay Automatically

Choose to have your payment electronically deducted from your checking/savings account or charged to your credit/debit card. Auto-pay Form

Pay By Phone

We accept credit/debit cards and checks by phone. 

Live Member Service Representative

Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Call 419-636-5051 or 1-800-647-6932  

Automated Attendant

24 hours a day

Call 1-844-786-7799  

Pay By Mail

Pay by mail: P.O. Box 391 Bryan, Ohio 43506

Please be sure to include your bill stub and account number.

Pay In Person

Pay in person at the NWEC office

Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

You can also make a payment using our night deposit boxes (drive-up and safety deposit box by the front entrance) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Our budget billing is a variable rate plan with each monthly payment calculated from the previous 12 months.  Although your budget payments will be slightly different each month, your bills will be more consistent, eliminating large fluctuations from season to season.

A delinquency free payment history is required to begin and remain on the plan.

  • Gift Certificate - Need a gift idea for a neighbor, co-worker, friend or family member? Stop into the office or give us a call to let us know whose account you are giving to.  We will apply it to their electric account as a credit. The credit will appear on their next billing statement. A paper certificate showing the amount of the gift is available upon request. 

  • Your Statement - Have you ever wondered what words like "Distribution Service Charge" or "Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment" mean? Understanding Your Statement