General Service

Availability:

All qualified customers in the area served by the Cooperative.

Applicability:

To all electric service of one standard voltage, required on the customer's premises, delivered at one point and metered at or compensated to that voltage. No service rendered hereunder may be resold, nor transmitted to other premises, either directly or indirectly, without the express consent of the Cooperative.

Monthly Rate:

Service Charge

  • $40.00 (Single phase customers)
  • $66.00 (Three phase customers)

All consumption (kWh) up to 200 hours times the Billing Demand

  • First 15,000 kWh per month @ 13.61¢ per kWh
  • Next 185,000 kWh per month @ 11.13¢ per kWh
  • Over 200,000 kWh per month @ 9.80¢ per kWh

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 200 hours and not greater than 400 hours times the

Billing Demand

  • @ 5.80¢ per kWh

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 400 hours and not greater than 600 hours times the

Billing Demand

  • @ 4.74¢ per kWh

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 600 hours times the Billing Demand

  • @ 4.52¢ per kWh

Wholesale Cost Adjustment:

The bill calculated at the above rate shall be increased or decreased subject to the provisions of the Cooperative's wholesale cost adjustment Schedule P.

Load Management Adjustment:

All customers participating in the Cooperative's Load Management Program are eligible to receive a credit on their bill. The amount of the monthly credit will be determined under the provisions of the Cooperative's Load Management Adjustment Rider (LM).

Terms of Payment:

If the account is not paid by the due date, a late fee in the amount specified in the Service Rules and Regulations may be added to the account. Further failure to pay a bill may subject a customer to disconnection and/or disconnection charges in accordance with the Cooperative's rules and regulations.

*All charges are subject to applicable taxes.

Determination of Billing Demand:

A. By measurement of the customer's highest 30-minute kW demand during the current month and the preceding eleven (11) months.

For the billing months June through September, the Billing Demand shall be the greatest of:

  1. The current actual demand, or
  2. Ninety percent (90%) of the highest actual demand occurring in any previous applicable summer month, or
  3. Sixty-five percent (65%) of the highest actual demand occurring in any previous applicable winter month (October-May)

For the billing months of October through May, the Billing Demand shall be the greater of:

  1. Ninety percent (90%) of the highest summer month (June- September), or
  2. Sixty-five percent (65%) of the highest winter month (including the current month)

In no case shall the Billing Demand be less than the greater of:

  1. The contract minimum
  2. 5 kW

B. School Service: Billing Demand for usage months of September through May shall be determined as set forth Section A. Billing Demand for the usage months of June through August shall be the highest of (1) current actual demand or (2) 5 kW.

C. Reactive Demand: Where there is an indication of a power factor of less than 95% lagging, the Cooperative may at its option install metering equipment to measure Reactive Demand. The Reactive Demand shall be the highest 30-minute kVAR measured during the month. The Excess Reactive Demand shall be kVAR which is in excess of one-third the measured actual kW in the current month. The Cooperative will bill excess kVAR at the rate of $0.30 per excess kVAR.

Minimum Monthly Charge:

Meter Demand: The greater of $12.00 per kW of (a) the highest demand measured during the billing months June through September or (b) 65% of the highest demand measured during the billing months October through May. In no case shall the minimum bill be less than the Service Charge, plus excess kVAR charges.

Athletic Facilities Lighting: The Service Charge per meter for lighting athletic facilities, provided service is limited to the facilities lighting equipment itself and to such incidental load as may be required to operate coincidentally with the facilities lighting equipment. Consumers disconnecting service for less than 14 month period shall pay minimum monthly bill for period of disconnection before reconnection.

Contract Period:

One year

Effective: January 1, 2020

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