• Rate 1
  • Rate 4
  • Rate E4
  • Rate GS 10
  • Rate E10
  • Rate TOU 10
  • Rate 12
  • Rate 13
  • Rate 14
  • Rate 17
  • Rate E32
  • Rate E33
  • Standard Rate Schedule
  • Distributed Generation Rider

Residential Rate 1

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Residential Rate 1

AVAILABILITY:
Available to all residential members and single-phase public buildings, subject to the established Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $27.00 per month
Plus
Energy Charge:
Summer (Usage from April through October)
All kWh per month @ $00.081000

Winter (Usage November through March)
  All kWh per month @ $00.076000

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be $27.00 per month.

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

Non Residential Small Commercial Rate 4

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Non Residential Small Commercial Rate 4

AVAILABILITY:
Available to all non-residential and commercial members where capacity on individual motors does not exceed 10hp.

MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $31.00 per month
Plus
Energy Charge: Summer (Usage from April through October)
All kWh per month @ $00.087800

Winter (Usage November through March)
All kWh per month @ $00.083800

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be $31.00 per month. Where a service extension is required, the minimum monthly bill may be increased based on the investment required. In the event that the minimum monthly bill is increased, the energy charge shall be in accordance with this rate schedule.

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

Small Commercial Oil and Gas E4

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Small Commercial Oil and Gas Rate E 4

AVAILABILITY:
Available to all oil and gas members where capacity on individual motors does not exceed 10hp. Contract for service is required if service is metered by primary meter.

MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $31.00 per month
Plus
Energy Charge:
Summer (Usage from April through October)
All kWh per month @ $00.095000

Winter (Usage November through March)
All kWh per month @ $00.091000

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be $31.00 per month. Where a service extension is required, the minimum monthly bill may be increased based on the investment required. In the event that the minimum monthly bill is increased, the energy charge shall be in accordance with this rate schedule.

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

General Service Rate GS10

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: General Service Rate GS 10

AVAILABILITY:
Available for any type of industrial or medium commercial use, at any point within the Cooperative’s certified area, having a maximum demand not in excess of 50 kW, taking single-phase, or three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kilowatt-hour meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $50.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $7.25 per month kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: First 150 kWh per billing demand kW $00.101000
Over 150 kWh per billing demand kW $00.048400

DETERMINIATION OF BILLING DEMAND:
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case less than seventy percent (70%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges, as determined for the member in question.
A. The minimum monthly bill specified in the contract for service
B. The demand charge, but no less than $75.00

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

 
POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
Effective November 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - October 27, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

 

General Service Oil and Gas E10

AVAILABILITY:
Available for oil and gas members, at any point within the Cooperative’s certified area, having a maximum demand not in excess of 50 kW, taking single-phase, or three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kilowatt-hour meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative. Contract for service is required if service is metered by primary meter.

MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $50.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $7.80 per month kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: First 150 kWh per billing demand kW $00.105000
Over 150 kWh per billing demand kW $00.05200

DETERMINIATION OF BILLING DEMAND:
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case less than seventy percent (70%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges, as determined for the member in question.
A. The minimum monthly bill specified in the contract for service
B. The demand charge, but no less than $75.00

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
Effective November 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - October 27, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

 

General Service Time-of-Use Rate TOU 10

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: General Service Time-of-Use Rate TOU 10

AVAILABILITY:
Available for any type of industrial or medium commercial use, at any point within the Cooperative’s certified area, having a maximum demand not in excess of 50 kW, taking single-phase, or three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kilowatt-hour meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $60.00 per month
Plus
Energy Charge: ON-PEAK: $00.191000 per kWh
OFF-PEAK: $00.083400 per kWh

DETERMINIATION OF ON-PEAK / OFF-PEAK HOURS:
The on-peak hours, upon which the on-peak energy charge is based, shall be the hours from 3:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m., for the period beginning July 1 and continuing through September 1; and from 6:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. for the period beginning December 1 and continuing through March 1. All other hours are classified as off-peak hours.
 
MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
The minimum monthly bill shall be the minimum monthly charge specified in the contract for service, but not less than $75.00.

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
Contracts under this rate schedule shall be one year. It is understood that the member will not be permitted to transfer to another power schedule during the twelve-month contract period. Nor can they discontinue service for temporary shutdowns.
 
Effective November 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - October 27, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

Medium Power Rate 12

AVAILABILITY:
Available for any type of industrial or medium commercial use, having a minimum demand equal to or in excess of 50 kW and less than 500 kW, taking three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kilowatt-hour meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative. No resale break-down, stand-by, auxiliary or supplemental service shall be available under this rate.
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $80.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $10.00 per month per kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: $00.0521 per kWh

PRIMARY SERVICE ADJUSTMENT:
If the Member receives service at primary voltage (7.62 / 13.2 kV or 14.4 / 24.9 kV) a discount will be allowed as follows:
A. A discount of $0.15 per kW of billing demand
B. A discount of three percent (3%) on net energy charges before adjustment for purchased power costs
 
DETERMINATION OF BILLING DEMAND
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case shall the billing demand be less than 70 percent (70%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
Minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges:
A. The applicable Demand Charge plus the applicable Line Extension Charge; or
B. The minimum monthly charge specified in the contract
 
BILLING ADJUSTMENTS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
LINE EXTENSION CHARGE:
A requirement to furnish facilities other than those normal to the particular level of service will be billed to the member according to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

Effective November 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - October 27, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

Large Power Rate 13

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Large Power Service Rate 13

AVAILABILITY:
Available for any type of industrial or large commercial use, having a minimum demand equal to or in excess of 500 kW, taking three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kilowatt-hour meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative. No resale break-down, stand-by, auxiliary or supplemental service shall be available under this rate.
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Service Availability Fee: $80.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $8.00 per month per kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: $00.0487 per kWh

PRIMARY SERVICE ADJUSTMENT:
If the Member receives service at primary voltage (7.62 / 13.2 kV or 14.4 / 24.9 kV) a discount will be allowed as follows:
A. A discount of $0.20 per kW of billing demand.
B. A discount of three percent (3%) on net energy charges before adjustment for purchased power costs
 
DETERMINATION OF BILLING DEMAND
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the Member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case shall the billing demand be less than seventy percent (70%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
Minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges:
A. The applicable Demand Charge plus the applicable Line Extension Charge; or
B. The minimum monthly charge specified in the contract
 
BILLING ADJUSTMENTS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
LINE EXTENSION CHARGE:
A requirement to furnish facilities other than those normal to the particular level of service will be billed to the member according to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

Effective November 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - October 27, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

 

Street Lighting Rate 14

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Street Lighting Service Rate 14

AVAILABILITY:
Available upon request by any commercial, community, or municipal organization within the Cooperative’s service area.
 
TYPE OF SERVICE:
Standard Security Lamp
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Standard security lamp installed on eixisting cooperative distribution pole: $8.65 each
Additional wooden pole: $3.25 each
*Transformer Fee: $10.00
*(Applicable when additional tansformer is required to provide secondary voltage to light)
BILLING ADJUSTMENTS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment—Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment—Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
 
An additional $1.25 per lamp per month will be charged on lamps installed on metal poles.
 
CONDITION OF SERVICE:
1. Street lighting equipment, including lamps, fixtures, controls and the necessary street lighting circuits, transformers and additional guys and fittings, will be furnished and maintained by the Cooperative.
2. Lamp replacements will be made by the Cooperative without additional charge, except that any damage to lamps and luminaries resulting from vandalism shall be charged to the member at cost as a separate item on the monthly bill for service. Outages should be promptly reported.
3. Service will be furnished for future additional lamps connected to existing overhead secondary circuits in accordance with the above charges.
4. This schedule applies to either multiple or series street lighting circuits. The Cooperative will determine type of circuit.
5. Charges for annual use will be billed monthly during the lighting season in equal installments.

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE:
The Cooperative shall own, operate and maintain the thoroughfare street lighting system. Upon receipt of notice from the municipality of failure of light to operate, the Cooperative shall make repairs or replacement within a reasonable time during regular working hours and favorable weather conditions.
 
BURNING SCHEDULE:
The standard schedule shall be from dusk to dawn service, and shall include approximately 4,000 hours of service per year.

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

 

Security Light Rate 17

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Security Light Rate 17

AVAILABILITY:
Available upon application to all members for illumination of outdoor areas at any point on or near the distribution lines where proper secondary voltage is available and subject to the established Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

MONTHLY RATE:
The cost for each standard security lamp installed on Cooperative’s pole with existing facilities is $8.65 per month. An additional pole and up to 100 feet of secondary conductor may be provided for $3.25 per month.
 
RATE PROVISIONS:
The above rate for the lamps only is based on the Cooperative installing the lamp or lamps on existing poles with existing secondary facilities. Installations requiring an additional transformer to support the lighting will be subject to a transformer fee of $10 per month. If additional poles and facilities are required, the Member shall make a contribution equal to the cost of material and labor for the necessary facilities. All facilities will remain the property of the Cooperative.
 
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
1. The member shall furnish to the Cooperative, without cost to the Cooperative and on the forms suitable to it, all rights, permits and easements necessary to permit the installation and maintenance of the Cooperative's facilities on the member’s property and as needed by the Cooperative in providing service hereunder.
2. The Member shall be responsible to the Cooperative for damage to its facilities resulting from actions of persons or animals on member’s premises.
3. Upon receipt of notice from the municipality of failure of light to operate as provided, the Cooperative shall make repairs or replacement within a reasonable time during the regular working hours and favorable weather conditions.
4. The facilities furnished by the Cooperative shall remain the property of the Cooperative.
5. The facilities furnished for lighting hereunder shall be installed at a mutually agreeable location on the member’s premises.
6. The member shall contract for Security Lighting Service on the standard contract form for a period of not less than one (1) year.

BILLING ADJUSTMENT AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

Medium Power Oil and Gas Rate E32

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Medium Power Oil and Gas Rate E32

AVAILABILITY:
Available for commercial or industrial oil and gas production service, having a minimum demand equal to or in excess of 50 kW and less than 500 kW, taking three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kWh meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative. A contract for service is required. No resale break-down, stand-by, auxiliary or supplemental service shall be available under this rate.
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Line Extension Charge: Any applicable amount defined in the line extension policy and included in the contract for service
Plus
Service Availability Fee: $80.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $10.50 per month per kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: $0.0555 per kWh

PRIMARY SERVICE ADJUSTMENT:
If the Member receives service at primary voltage (7.62 / 13.2 kV or 14.4 / 24.9 kV) a discount will be allowed as follows:
A. A discount of $0.15 per kW of billing demand
B. A discount of three percent (3%) on net energy charges before adjustment for purchased power costs
 
DETERMINATION OF BILLING DEMAND:
The billing demand shall be the maximum kW demand established by the member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case will the billing demand be less than eighty percent (80%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months or the minimum billing demand established in the contract for service.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
Minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges:
A. The applicable Demand Charge plus the applicable Line Extension Charge; or
B. The minimum monthly charge specified in the contract
 
BILLING ADJUSTMENTS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
LINE EXTENSION CHARGE:
A requirement to furnish facilities other than those normal to the particular level of service will be billed to the Member according to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

Effective March 1, 2017

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO

 

Large Power Oil and Gas Rate E33

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Large Power Oil and Gas Rate E33

AVAILABILITY:
Available for commercial or industrial oil and gas production service, having a minimum demand equal to or in excess of 500 kW, taking three-phase service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one kWh meter (unless otherwise specified by contract) and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative. A contract for service is required. No resale break-down, stand-by, auxiliary or supplemental service shall be available under this rate.
 
MONTHLY RATE:
Line Extension Charge: Any applicable amount defined in the line extension policy and included in the contract for service
Plus
Service Availability Fee: $80.00 per month
Plus
Demand Charge: $8.25 per month per kW of billing demand
Plus
Energy Charge: $0.051000 per kWh

PRIMARY SERVICE ADJUSTMENT:
If the Member receives service at primary voltage (7.62 / 13.2 kV or 14.4 / 24.9 kV) a discount will be allowed as follows:
A. A discount of $0.20 per kW of billing demand.
B. A discount of three percent (3%) on net energy charges before adjustment for purchased power costs
 
DETERMINATION OF BILLING DEMAND:
The billing demand shall be the maximum kW demand established by the Member for any consecutive fifteen-minute period during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter, but in no case will the billing demand be less than eighty percent (80%) of the maximum demand established during the past eleven (11) months or the minimum billing demand established in the contract for service.

MINIMUM MONTHLY BILL:
Minimum monthly bill shall be the higher of the following charges:
A. The applicable Demand Charge plus the applicable Line Extension Charge; or
B. The minimum monthly charge specified in the contract

BILLING ADJUSTMENTS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT:
Tax Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Terms of Payment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22
Power Cost Adjustment-Reference Rate Sheet Number 22

POWER FACTOR PENALTY:
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Demand charges may be adjusted if the power factor is lower than ninety percent (90%). Measured demand may be increased by one percent (1%) for each one percent (1%) by which the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.
 
LINE EXTENSION CHARGE:
A requirement to furnish facilities other than those normal to the particular level of service will be billed to the member according to the Terms and Conditions of Service of the Cooperative.

Effective March 1, 2018

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - September 12, 2017
Issued by: David Swank, CEO




Standard Rate Schedule

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE:

ADJUSTMENTS FOR TAXES:
The rates set forth herein are subject to all state and local taxes including but not limited to sales, gross receipts and franchise taxes, which shall be billed directly to each member and which shall be in addition to the rates otherwise approved by the cooperative’s Board of Trustees.
 
TERMS OF PAYMENT:
The monthly bill will be rendered at the applicable rate. A late payment charge of one and one-half percent (1.5%) may be added to the monthly bill if it is not paid within twenty-one (21) days of the date of mailing.
 
POWER COST ADJUSTMENT:
The foregoing charges shall be increased or decreased by the amount in cents or fractions thereof by which the average cost of power per kWh sold for supply of power during the forecast period exceeds or is less than 5.80 cents per kWh calculated in accordance with the following formula.

1 Projected System Wholesale Power Cost for Annual Period $_____
2 Projected kWh Sold for Annual Period _____
3 Projected Average Wholesale Cost per kWh Sold for Annual Period Line 1 / Line 2 $_____
4 Base Cost of Power per kWh Sold $0.0580
5 PCA Factor to be Applied Line 3 - Line 4 $_____

Effective August 1, 2016

Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees - June 2, 2016
Issued by: David Swank, CEO


Distributed Generation Rider

Applies to Cooperative’s allocated service territory (Location)

STANDARD RATE SCHEDULE: Distributed Generation Rider

APPLICATION:
Applicable to Distributed Generation smaller than 100 kW of connected generation connected to the cooperative’s lines in accordance with the cooperative’s service rules and regulations and the cooperative’s Distributed Generation Procedures and Guidelines Manual for members (available on request).
This rate is not applicable to temporary, shared, or resale service. This rate is applicable to service supplied at one point of delivery and measured through one meter.

SALES TO MEMBER:
Sales to a distributed generation member shall be consistent with the applicable retail rate established by the cooperative and in use by the member as if there were no distributed generation installation

PURCHASES FROM A MEMBER:
Facility classified as 25 kW of connected generation and smaller For power produced in excess of on-site requirements, the member will be compensated by the retail purchase meter running in reverse (Net metering). The cooperative shall bill the member for the excess of energy supplied by the cooperative over and above the energy supplied by the member during each billing period according to the cooperative’s applicable retail rate schedule.
Net metering is defined as measuring the difference between the electricity supplied by the cooperative and the electricity generated by the member’s facility and fed back to the electric grid over the operable time period.
When the energy supplied by the member exceeds the energy supplied by the cooperative during a billing period, the monthly charge and/or minimum bill of the retail rate schedule shall be billed by the cooperative in addition to the monthly metering charge, and the excess energy shall be purchased at a rate equal to the avoided cost of the cooperative’s power supplier.
PURCHASES FROM A MEMBER
Facility classified as 25 kW of connected generation and smaller
Where purchases from the member exist in a billing period, the cooperative’s power supplier will compensate the member either by direct payment from the cooperative’s power supplier to the member within 20 days of receipt of the meter registration information, or by an equal amount provided as a credit to the cooperative, in which case the cooperative shall show such credit on the member’s monthly electric service bill. The method used for compensation shall be determined by Cooperative’s power supplier.
Member must be a Qualifying Facility (QF) as defined by the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). If member is not a QF, the cooperative and/or its power supplier may, at its sole discretion, elect to purchase power from the Member under the terms of this section.
PURCHASES FROM A MEMBER
Facility Greater than 25 kW and less than 100 kW of connected generation Purchases from a distributed generation member will be at the cooperative’s power supplier’s avoided cost as determined by the cooperative’s power supplier. The avoided cost will be calculated periodically, as provided by the cooperative’s power supplier.
Where purchases from the member exist in a billing period, the cooperative’s power supplier will compensate the member either by direct payment from the cooperative’s power supplier to the member within 20 days of receipt of the meter registration information, or by an equal amount provided as a credit to the cooperative, in which case the cooperative shall show such credit on the member’s monthly electric service bill. The method used for compensation shall be determined by cooperative’s power supplier.
There shall be no “net metering” for distributed generation facilities larger than 25 kW of connected generation. Net metering is defined as measuring the difference between the electricity supplied by the cooperative and the electricity generated by the member’s facility and fed back to the electric grid over the operable time period.
Member must be a Qualifying Facility (QF) as defined by the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). If member is not a QF, the cooperative and/or its power supplier may, at its sole discretion, elect to purchase power from the member under the terms of this section.
FACILITIES CHARGE:
Will be assessed at the sole discretion of the cooperative on a non-discriminatory case-by-case basis to recover any additional operation and maintenance expense caused by the member’s facility.

DATA ACCESS—COMMUNICATIONS LINK:
IIn addition to all other charges in the member’s tariff and this rider, the member will provide the cooperative at his/her own expense a communications link as approved at the sole discretion of the cooperative for remotely obtaining meter readings at a time or times of the month as determined at the cooperative’s sole discretion.

CONTRACTS:
An Interconnection Contract between the member and the cooperative shall be required in all cases.

Effective March 1, 2012
Rates Authorized and Approved by:
Central Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees – March 1, 2012
Issued by: David Swank, CEO