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1. Ways to Pay Your Bill

PSE offers several convenient and secure payment options: payment online at, automatic withdrawal (AFT), credit/debit cards or check by phone (transaction fee applies), payment by mail, budget payment plan, and in-person payment at an authorized pay station.

2. Emergency or Outage

Dial 1-888-225-5773 to report a natural gas leak or power outage.

3. Ways to Reach Us

Customer service phone numbers for Puget Sound Energy. TTY and TRS services are available. You can also contact us by mail, e-mail, and using our online forms for specific inquiries. See for more information.

4. Customer Service Guarantees

Describes PSE’s customer service guarantees. For more information on conditions and eligibility, visit

5. Bill Statement Codes

Explains the abbreviations listed on the front detail section of your bill under the “Code” heading. These codes identify how PSE has calculated your energy usage. Typically the code “ACTL” will appear indicating that an actual meter reading was taken to determine your consumption. Sometimes an equipment malfunction will require PSE to estimate your energy usage. In this case the code “ESTM” will be noted on your bill. There are also codes for situations that indicate the correction, adjustment or proration of a billing.

6. Questions about Your Bill or Service

Provides an overview of PSE’s contact information regarding billing, payment, and customer service inquiries. Includes contact information for the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.

7. Late Payment Fee

A late payment fee of 1 percent per month will be applied to past-due billings (10 business days after the due date on the bill). Certain exceptions (detailed here) apply.

8. Explanation of Terms Used

Defines important terms used in your billing statement, such as “Basic Charge,” “Delivery Charge,” “kWh,” and “Therm.”