CDE Lightband - Clarksville Department of Electricity – Clarksville, TN

Automatic Bank Draft

Have the exact amount you owe for your CDE Lightband bill automatically deducted from your checking or savings account each month. You will still receive a monthly statement with the amount due. Enroll.



Make a FREE, one-time payment online with a checking account. Online enrollment is required. Sign up or login now.


Credit/Debit Card

Make a one-time, immediate bill payment with a VISA or MasterCard. Card payments can also be made at 931-648-8151. A $3.10 convenience fee applies.


Pay By Mail

Return your payment stub along with check or money order in the self-addressed envelope provided with your bill. Our mailing address is:

CDE Lightband
P.O. Box 31509
Clarksville, TN 37040

DO NOT SEND CASH. Payments are normally processed and applied to your account the day they are received.


Pay In Person

Pay your bill with CASH, CHECK or MONEY ORDER at our office, 2021 Wilma Rudolph Blvd., Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (except weekends and holidays). Remember to bring the payment stub from your bill.

If you use the night depository, include your payment stub to ensure it is applied to the correct account.


Levelized Billing

Eliminate seasonally high electric bills. By enrolling in Levelized Billing, you pay approximately the same amount each month. Your levelized amount is recalculated each month based of your previous 12 months electric usage. Sign up.

Prepaid Billing

Power to Go … Our newest billing program that allows customers to purchase electricity before they use it.  Avoid security deposits and unexpectedly high bills. Power to Go provides daily online usage access through our web portal giving customers the power to manage their energy usage more than ever.


Special Assistance Programs

CDE Lightband has programs to assist those who are having trouble paying their electric bill only. If you need that assistance, or know someone who does, please call us so that we can discuss payment plans or our special programs for elderly, ill or disabled customers. We also work with assistance agencies in Clarksville and can refer customers to local programs that may be able to help them pay their bill. Please call us so we can help: 931-648-8151.


Third-Party Notification

With Third-Party Notification, CDE Lightband will send a disconnect notice to a third party. The third party may be a friend, relative, agency, or someone else the customer chooses. Third-Party Notification may help keep our customers from having their power turned off unnecessarily.

The person or agency a customer selects for Third-Party Notification may help a customer arrange for payment, but would not be responsible for paying the bill. Call 931-648-8151 for more information.

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