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Residential Rates

Effective with bills mailed on or after January 31, 2018

Basic Charges

Charge Rate
Basic monthly charge $28
Generation/Transmission (energy sold) $.0487 per kWh
Generation ownership charge $.0193 per kWh
Distribution (energy delivered) $.0315 per kWh
Total price per kilowatt-hour (kWh) $.0995 per kWh

Excluding any purchased power adjustment, sales tax, or other fees or charges, a residential member who uses 750 kWh per month will receive a bill of $102.63 per month, while one who uses 1,000 kWh per month will receive a bill of $127.50 per month.

Refer to the Definitions page for explanations of these charges.

Non-Basic Charges

Area Lights Available For Installation

The following equipment is available for installation and maintenance.

Size of Light Monthly Rate
55 Watt light-emitting diode (LED) $9.10
151 Watt light-emitting diode (LED) $12.20

Area Lights No Longer Available For Installation or Maintenance

The following equipment is no longer available and will no longer be maintained. If a light must be replaced, it will be changed to a 55 or 151 Watt LED fixture.

Size of Light Monthly Rate
40 Watt light-emitting diode (LED) $9.10
138 Watt light-emitting diode (LED) $12.20
185 Watt light-emitting diode (LED) $13.10
100 Watt high pressure sodium $9.10
150 Watt high pressure sodium $11.20
250 Watt high pressure sodium $12.20
400 Watt high pressure sodium $13.10
100 Watt mercury vapor $7.75
175 Watt mercury vapor $9.15
250 Watt mercury vapor $13.20
400 Watt mercury vapor $16.65

Additional Area Lighting Fees

  • If an area light requires a separate pole or post, the consumer will be charged an additional fee of $2 per month for each pole or post.
  • If an area light requires a separate transformer, the consumer will be charged an additional fee of $4.50 per month.
  • If a member requests that an area light be moved, he or she will be responsible for the costs of the relocation.

Rate Stability

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Additional Information

For answers to some frequently asked questions about the rates, view the FAQs About Rates page.

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