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You get notified when your statement is available

Connect your utility bill to your secure Arcadia Power account and choose your preferred payment method. Arcadia Power will then receive your utility bill right when it comes out, and send you a statement 72 hours in advance to processing your payment.

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Your bill payment is processed on time, automatically

We automatically process your payment and send it to your utility without you lifting a finger. Need to delay a payment? No problem, just contact us.

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You’re all set

Your utility bill is paid on time, you earn your rewards points and mileage, and we will even look for ways you can save on your monthly bill.

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Have questions? Visit our FAQ.

MGE, serving residents of Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin is one the most unique places in the United States. As the capital of Wisconsin, Madison’s 250,000 residents call “the City of Four Lakes” home for its progressive culture and numerous outdoor opportunities. Visitors and residents alike can behold the breathtaking architecture of the State Capitol building, sample the city’s diverse cuisine thanks to the influx of students enrolled at The University of Madison-Wisconsin, take in the renowned collection of art at the Chazen Museum of Art, or stroll along the ever-bustling State Street in downtown Madison for great nightlife. Watersports enthusiasts don’t have to go far in Madison to take advantage of the city’s proximity to the water, perfect for rowing or boating on a perfect afternoon. And let’s not forget the city’s abundance of parks and bike trails, that has made Madison top the charts for livability year after year.

Serving 151,000 electrical customers (324,000 individuals) and 158,000 natural gas customers’ (449,000 individuals) energy needs in south-central Wisconsin is Madison Gas and Electric (MGE Energy). Because of Madison’s emphasis on embracing future trends, Madison Gas and Electric regularly releases its sustainability reports to keep the public informed of its clean energy efforts. Some of these include programs and initiatives like Green Power Tomorrow and Energy 2030, which shows how the company is making steps towards renewable sources of energy like wind power and solar.

Energy mix in WI

Energy source % Mix
Oil
Natural Gas
Coal
Nuclear
Hydroelectric
Renewables

Wisconsin’s energy mix is fairly varied, with over 9.3% of its production in sustainable sources such as solar generation, hydroelectric power, biomass/biofuels and more. Wisconsin’s’ Point Beach nuclear facility (in Two Creeks, WI) holds the distinction as one of the oldest operating reactors in the United States, and is Wisconsin’s only nuclear power plant, providing about 15% of the state’s net generation (as of 2017 statistics). However, coal and other non-renewables still continue to be the primary sources of energy in Wisconsin, with over 27 locations and 70 power-producing units across spread the state. Industrial sectors, such as commercial products manufacturing and agriculture, account for nearly a third (32%) of the state’s end-use energy consumption.

Joining the Arcadia Power network ensures that when you pay your Madison Gas and Electric bill, MGE is made aware of its customers’ growing desire for renewable energy that’s good for the environment and future generations. Arcadia Power members have their Madison Gas and Electric bills paid automatically and with no additional fees, sending the message to MGE (and other power companies across the United States) that consumers want a brighter, more sustainable future by having their power generated with better sources of energy.

Forget fees, earn points and save

Arcadia Power fee per transaction

$0.00

Example annual breakdown on a $100 power bill
$0
Transaction fees
$24
Cash back on a 2% rewards card
$24
Total annual value
MGE fee per transaction

$1.99

Example annual breakdown on a $100 power bill
-$24
Transaction fees
$24
Cash back on a 2% rewards card
$ 0
Total annual value

How does Arcadia Power help me pay my MGE bill more efficiently?

When you enroll in Bill Pay, Arcadia Power will receive your MGE bill and we will send you one statement. This makes how you pay MGE bills easier.

However, if you aren’t enrolled in Arcadia Power’s Bill Pay program, you will continue to receive your MGE utility bills Additionally, if you receive separate utility bills for gas, water, or sewage, those bills from your MGE (and other utilities) will continue to come in the mail.

If you’re curious, here’s how the process works:

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Your MGE bill is sent directly to Arcadia Power.

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We email you a statement that includes your utility bill charge, your clean energy and overall energy usage, and savings credits or charges from any Arcadia Power programs you are enrolled in.

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Three days after we send your statement, we charge the payment method you provided to make sure your electric bill is paid on time, every time. And since you’re set up for autopay, you won’t need to do a thing.

Security

We take security and privacy seriously, and offer bank-level security with PCI-DSS compliance for your payments which is the most stringent level of certification available in the payment industry.

Certifications & affiliations

We are a Green America certified Gold member, accredited by the BBB, and a member of the two leading renewable energy associations AWEA and SEIA.

Plus, enjoy these extra free perks

Automatic savings

Save every month on your bills with our Price Alerts, Community Solar and Home Efficiency programs.

Renewable energy

We reduce your impact by purchasing renewable energy credits on your behalf from wind and solar farms at no extra cost.

Energy dashboard

Track your bills, impact and savings with your personalized energy dashboard.

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