Payment and Billing Options
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Automatic payment (EFT)
Electronic funds transfer from your checking or savings account. Sign up.
MGE will process your check payment from your checking account electronically, potentially as soon as the same day we receive your check.
Credit/Debit Card payment
- Available only by phone at 1-800-526-5995.
- Processing fee of $5.95 per transaction.
- Be sure to know:
- MGE account number.
- Credit/debit card number.
- Billing zip code of your card.
- Amount of payment.
View and pay your MGE energy bill online through CheckFree.
Please send your payment and bill stub to:
PO Box 1231
Madison WI 53701-1231
Pay in person
Pay by phone
Call 1-800-526-5995 and pay using:
- Electronic check for a handling fee of $5.95.
- Credit card (maximum $600.00 payment per transaction) for a handling fee of $5.95.
Payment Drop Box
After business hours, drop your payment into the night box. Payments will be credited the next business day. Adjacent to visitor parking lot.
Avoid lines inside, place payment into drop box in lobby entrance. Payments will be credited on the same day if received by 1 p.m. All others credited next business day. Located in lobby entrance.
Just view, or view and pay your MGE bill online through CheckFree.
Budget Payment Plan
Our Residential Customers* can budget for winter heating or summer cooling costs by spreading them over 12 months.
To sign up for:
Budget Payment Plan
(*or commercial accounts for which the primary purpose of the service is to provide for residential living.)
Deferred payment agreement
Our residential customers can work with us to pay any past-due bills in separate installments. Once established on this plan, you are also eligible for the Budget Payment Plan.
Available for business customers with two or more accounts. Learn more at FAQ.
For assistance with questions related to your bill, ways to pay, or about your account, contact MGE's main office:
Phone: (608) 252-7222
1-800-245-1125 (long distance)
Email: Send message
- For households of qualifying income who are having difficulty meeting their heating costs.
- For MGE customers in Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Iowa, Juneau, Monroe, Sauk and Vernon counties.
For more information:
Plan de Pago de Presupuesto [55 kB PDF]
If you don't have your payment stub, please note on your check who the bill was sent to and your eight-digit MGE account number.