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Power Your Way with UCEMC


  • Watch our Power Your Way video here for an overview.
  • Pay in advance for a specific amount of electricity to activate your account – just as you would fill the fuel tank on your car. $105.00 will get you started. A credit check is required, but a security deposit is not. You will never pay a late fee.
  • Power Your Way members will not receive a monthly bill. Your usage and balance are calculated daily.
  • Track your daily usage through the customer portal at or download the UCEMC App on your phone. UCEMC will send a text or email when your account is getting low. If your power is disconnected, a member must pay enough to have a minimum credit of $10.01 to reconnect.
  • Keep the balance in your account above zero and add funds when it works for your
  • Simple Payment Options: A minimum payment of $25.00 or more is accepted at any UCEMC office during normal business hours, by phone at 1-800-261-2940 using your debit or credit card, at our 24/7 Kiosks in Cookeville and Carthage (Corporate) offices, or by visiting the customer portal at
  • Pay where you shop: Visit to download a barcode and find participating store locations near you. Scan your barcode at the register and pay your bill with cash. Your account is updated in real-time. A $1.50 transaction fee will apply.   

To learn more about our pre-payment program, click here.


Power Your Way Progam with UCEMC

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The Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To request additional information on UCEMC’s Title VI nondiscrimination requirements, or if any person believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI or other applicable law and would like to file a complaint, contact Kathy Sherfield at 800-261-2940, ext. 122, or email

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