Things to know before you get TNEB connection

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) is the generator and distributor of electricity to different corners of Tamil Nadu. The electricity bill generated by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board is to be paid by all to enjoy uninterrupted power supply. With the advancement in technology, now TNEB online bill payment is also available for us. Online bill payments have made the whole process paperless and hassle-free. But before you apply for a TNEB connection, you must understand a few things. Paying … Continue reading “Things to know before you get TNEB connection”

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) is the generator and distributor of electricity to different corners of Tamil Nadu. The electricity bill generated by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board is to be paid by all to enjoy uninterrupted power supply. With the advancement in technology, now TNEB online bill payment is also available for us. Online bill payments have made the whole process paperless and hassle-free. But before you apply for a TNEB connection, you must understand a few things.

Paying the electricity bill is essential for all of us. Every electricity board has its rules and regulations regarding bill payment. TNEB also has its own rules. Having an acute knowledge about them is very important before you apply for aTNEB connection.

TNEB Bill payment methods

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board allows its users to pay their electricity bills using debit cards, credit cards, e-wallets, net banking, UPI, cheque, cash, and drafts. There are two modes of payment:

  1. Online payment
  2. Offline payment
  1. Online Payments

We have different apps and online websites that can be used for TNEB online bill payment. There is an official website of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board as well, which can be used to pay the bills directly.

Apart from this website, we have another reliable platform for paying the bills -AirtelPayments Bank.It is the first bank approved by RBI and got the payment bank license. For years, it has been serving its customers with attractive deals and cash benefits.

One has to create an account with them, to pay the TNEB bill using Airtel Payments Bank. The website gives its customers great interest rates and many additional benefits. One can also pay their mobile bills, DTH connection charges, landline bills, insurance premiums and other utility payments via this website too. Moreover, the user can find different offers such as 40% cashback on first electricity bill payments, etc…

  • Offline Payments

For offline payments, the customer has to visit the TNEB office with their electricity bill. They can pay using debit, or credit cards, cash, cheque, or draft. When the payment is made, they will receive the payment receipt.

Customer care

If one faces any problem related to their power supply, they can call on the given helpline number for assistance. The helpline number is toll-free and 24×7 active. All the executives are very professional and helpful. One can also send an email to them if necessary. A user can also visit their official website to register their complaint.

Bill calculator

There is a bill calculator facility on the official website of TNEB. One has to put details like consumed units, tariff check, contracted load, billing cycle to calculate their estimated bill.

Penalties

If one fails to pay the bill within due date, they can visit the official website and pay their bill along with the penalty. If the electricity is already disconnected, the user has to visit their nearest TNEB office to pay the bill to reconnect.

One cannot survive without electricity, and TNEB gives us a smooth power supply. These are some of the major things that one should know before they apply for TNEB connection.