General Service Terms-of-Use

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$43.00 (Single phase customers)
$69.00 (Three phase customers)
Demand Charge
All kW of Non-Coincident Billing Demand @$3.00 per kW
All kW of On-Peak Billing Demand @$13.40 per kW
Energy Charges@ 5.71¢ 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.

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.

Definition of Time Periods:

The On-Peak time period shall be the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, for the calendar months of June through September, excluding the days on which the Independence Day and Labor Day holidays are observed.

The Off-Peak time period shall be the hours not defined above as on-peak. Off-peak hours shall include all weekend hours and all hours during the months of October through May.

Determination of Non-Coincident Billing Demand:

By measurement of the highest 60-minute kW demand during all hours of the current month and the preceding eleven (11) months.

For the billing months June through September, the Non-Coincident 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 Non-Coincident Billing Demand shall be the greater of:

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

Determination of On-Peak Billing Demand:

By measurement of the highest 60-minute kW demand during the on-peak time period for the current month and the preceding eleven (11) months.

For the billing months June through September, the On-Peak 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.

For the billing months of October through May, the On-Peak Billing Demand shall be

  1. Ninety percent (90%) of the highest actual demand occurring in any previous applicable summer month (June- September).

Reactive Demand:

Where there is an indication of power factor of less then 95% lagging, the Cooperative may, at its option, install metering equipment to measure Reactive Demand. The reactive Demand shall be the highest 60-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:

The minimum monthly charge shall be one of the following options, whichever is greater:

  1. 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.
  2. The charge as may be specified in the supplemental contract.

Contract Period:

One year

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