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Effective March 1, 1998

Please note that the Residential Monthly Minimum Charge was replaced by a monthly Customer Charge of the same amount as of July 1, 1997. The first block energy rates were increased and the end block rates were reduced.

  • Summer rates are in effect between March 1 and August 31.
  • Winter rates are in effect between September 1 and February 28/29.


  Effective March 1, 1998

Summer
(Mar.-Aug.)

    Winter
(Sept.-Feb.)
  Residential: Rate 20            
  First Block: * $0 .0229     $0 .0352
  Second Block: ** $0 .0371     $0 .0571
  Customer Charge:
    $2.92
     
               
  Residential Rate Assistance: Rate 26/27            
  First Block: * $0 .0115     $0 .0176
  Second Block:** $0 .0186     $0 .0286
  Customer Charge:
    $1.46
     
               
  * First Block: 0-300 kWh in Summer; 0-480 kWh in Winter.
** Second Block: Over 300 kWh in Summer; over 480 kWh in Winter
               
  Small General Service: Rate 31            
  Per kWh: $0 .0284     $0 .0446
  Monthly Minimum:
    $5.00
     
               
  Medium General Service - Standard: Rate 34            
  Per kWh: $0 .0292     $0 .0402
  Per kW: $1 .32     $1 .78
  Monthly Minimum:
    $22.00
     
               
  Medium General Service - Industrial: Rate 35            
  Per kWh: $0 .0281     $0 .0386
  Per kW: $1 .32     $1 .78
  Monthly Minimum:
    $22.00
     
               
   

Summer
(Mar.-Aug.)

    Winter
(Sept.-Feb.)
  Large General Service: Rate 38            
  Per kWh Peak: $0 .0300     $0 .0412
  Per kWh Off-peak: $0 .0248     $0 .0361
  Per kW Peak: $0 .50     $0 .50
  Per kW Off-peak: $0 .16     $0 .16
  Monthly Minimum:
    $189.00
     
               
  High Demand General Service: Rate 42            
  Per kWh Peak: $0 .0286     $0 .0391
  Per kWh Off-peak: $0 .0241     $0 .0346
  Per kW Peak: $0 .50     $0 .50
  Per kW Off-peak: $0 .16     $0 .16
  Monthly Minimum:
    $1,646.00
     
 
 

Explanation of Schedules

20 - Separately metered residential service.

26/27 - Special assistance rate for low-income residential customers.

31 - General Service customers who had less than 50 kW demand for half or more of the billing periods in the prior calendar year.

34/35 - General Service customers who had maximum demand of 50 kW to less than 1,000 kW for half or more of the billing periods in the prior calendar year. Schedule 34 - general service uses of electricity; Schedule 35 - manufacturing, processing, refining or freezing.

38 - General Service customers inside the network who had 1,000 kW maximum demand or more, or General Service customers outside the network who had maximum demand of 1,000 kW to less than 10,000 kW, for half or more of the billing periods in the prior calendar year.

42 - General Service customers outside the network who had demand of 10,000 kW or more for half or more of the billing periods in the prior year calendar year.

 
 

Additional Information

For customers on time-of-use rates, the peak period is Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., excluding major holidays. Customers metered on the utility's side of the meter receive a kWh discount for transformer losses. Customers who own their transformers receive a discount of $0.16/kW of monthly maximum demand. Customers with power factor meters and monthly power factors below 0.95 are billed 0.14 cents/kVarh.

 

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