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Easy Account Management At Your Fingertips

Umatilla Electric’s online payment portal allows you to quickly and easily manage your account from your computer or mobile device. To sign-up go to PAYMENT OPTIONS and register with SmartHub or download the app today. Available in the App Store or Google Play. With SmartHub you can:     » Make a Payment     » Track […]

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Tips for Saving Energy

Many homes’ electric heating systems are working overtime to maintain comfortable temperatures inside the home. The colder temperatures may have a dramatic impact on the amount of electricity you used. Some recommendations to reduce energy use: Set your thermostat to 68 degrees maximum in winter; turn down to 60 degrees at night Seal air leaks. […]

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Winter Cold May Lead to Higher Energy Bills

If your current energy bill looks higher than usual, the likely cause may be the record cold in February and March. Snowfall in Pendleton reached 32.5 inches with 22 days of snowfall during February, almost twice the previous record. Hermiston recorded 17.6 inches with 19 days of snowfall, the East Oregonian reported. Hermiston’s temperature averaged […]

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Make Your Voice Heard on Cap and Trade

From the Office of Rep. Greg Smith In the coming weeks the Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction will be holding four community hearings across Oregon to hear constituent testimony on the proposed cap and trade legislation (HB 2020). Recent studies indicate that the cap and trade program under consideration will have a significant impact on […]

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Beware of Scam Callers Demanding Payment

A male caller posing as an electric company employee has been threatening Umatilla Electric and Hermiston Energy customers with immediate disconnection unless they pay their bill at once. He states he works for the electric company, but does not tell you the name of the electric company. The customers are being told to buy a […]


Reminder: Offices Closed on Monday Jan. 21

The Hermiston and Boardman offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A reminder: our SmartHub portal at allows you to manage your account from a computer, smartphone or tablet. You may pay by phone at 888-480-9709 anytime day or night. You are welcome to try our outdoor […]

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Payment Kiosks Ready For Use in Hermiston and Boardman

Umatilla Electric’s on-site payment kiosks are up and running at our Hermiston and Boardman office locations. The kiosks (located near the front door in Hermiston, and in the drive-thru in Boardman) are available 24/7 for payments. The new kiosks accept both cash and credit payments, feature easy-to-use touchscreens and are available in both English and […]

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Upcoming Holiday Office Schedule

The Hermiston and Boardman offices will be closed on the following days in observance of upcoming holidays. Christmas Eve – Monday, Dec. 24 closing at 12 p.m. noon Christmas Day – Tuesday, Dec. 25 New Years’ Day – Monday, Jan. 1, 2019 UEC’s online payment methods, as well as our on-site kiosks, will still be […]