Rate Schedule PS (Power Service)

Availability

Available through one meter to any customer having a maximum load requirement of 50 kilowatts or more. Applicant must be located adjacent to the Utility’s distribution line that is adequate for supplying the service requested.

Character of Service

Alternating current having a frequency of sixty Hertz, three phase and furnished at a voltage which is standard with the Utility in the area served.

Effective June 1, 2023
Demand Charge (Monthly)
Primary $6.26 per kW*Secondary $6.91 per kW*
Energy Charge (In addition to the Demand Charge)
Primary $0.092370 per kWh*Secondary $0.098229 per kWh*

Minimum Charge

Minimum Charge, Per Month - Secondary $345.70

The minimum monthly charge shall be the service demand charge.

Measurement of Billing Demand & Energy

Suitable instruments shall measure the billing demand, and, in any month, the billing demand shall be the average number of kilowatts in the 15-minute interval during which the energy metered is greater than any other 15-minute interval in such month, but, in no event, shall such billing demand be less than 50 kilowatts.

Suitable integrating instruments shall measure energy.

Metering Adjustment

If service is entered at a voltage greater than 480 volts, the billing demand and energy measurements shall be decreased by two percent (2%) to correct such measurement to the equivalent of metering at the Utility's secondary voltage.

*Subject to the provisions of Appendices A

Equipment Adjustment

When the customer furnishes and maintains the complete substation equipment, including any and all transformers, and/or switches, and/or the equipment necessary to take his entire service at the primary voltage of the transmission or distribution line from which service is to be received, a credit of $0.25 per kilowatt of billing demand will be applied to each month’s bill.

Rate Schedule Selection

Customer may change from this rate schedule to another applicable rate schedule at the end of any consecutive twelve-month period during which Customer’s metered demand was never great than 50 kilowatts. In no case will the Utility refund any monetary difference between this rate schedule under which service was billed in such prior period and the other applicable rate schedule.

Off-Peak

When a customer elects to take electric service during the following designated Off-Peak periods, the following provisions will apply:

  • Measurement of Kilowatt Demands - Kilowatt demands shall be measured by suitable recording instruments and in any month the kilowatt demand for the on-peak periods shall be the highest fifteen-minute kilowatt load measured during such on-peak hours and the kilowatt demand for the off-peak hours shall be the highest fifteen-minute kilowatt load measured during such off-peak hours.
  • Determination of Billing Demand - The Billing Demand for any month shall be the greater of (1) the highest kilowatt load established during on-peak hours for the month or (2) fifty percent (50%) of the highest kilowatt load established during off-peak hours for the month, but in no month shall the Billing Demand be less than 500 kilowatts.
  • Off-Peak Periods - Off-Peak Periods shall be all hours between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. local time, Monday through Friday, and all hours of the day on Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. Legal holiday shall include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • Special Terms and Conditions - The availability of off-peak service shall be limited to an aggregate load of not more than 6,000 kilowatts on a first-come, first-serve basis.