Commercial Rate Three Phase

Three Phase General Service


This rate schedule is applicable to customers served by the Cooperative at a single point of delivery requiring three phase service where the monthly electric power requirements do not exceed 1,500 kW, in accordance with the Cooperative’s rules and regulations and where the Customer has executed a written agreement for electric service with the. Cooperative.

Type of Service

Three phase, 60 hertz, at the Cooperative’s standard secondary voltages.

Monthly Rate

Generation Service

Demand Charge

  • All kilowatts of Billing Demand - $5.45 per kW

Energy Charge

  • All kilowatt-hours - $0.02361 per kWh

Transmission Service

  • All kilowatts of Billing Demand - $7.00 per kW

Distribution Services

Base Charge

  • 0 to 99 KVA $75
  • 100 to 299 KVA $100
  • 300 to 749 KVA $125
  • 750 to 1499 KVA $150

Demand Charge - The greater of:

  • All kilowatts of Billing Demand, or - $2.50 per kW
  • All kilowatts of Standby Contract Demand - $2.50 per kW

Energy Charge

  • All kilowatt-hours - $0.01650 per kWh

Determination of Billing Demand

The Billing Demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the Customer for any period of 15 consecutive minutes during the month for which the bill is rendered.

Standby Contract Demand

Where the Customer has electric generating facilities with a nameplate rating of at least 100 kW, but not more than 1,500 kW, installed on its premises and connected in parallel with the Power Company’s electric distribution system in accordance with an executed Agreement for Interconnection and Parallel Operation, the Power Company may provide standby and parallel operation service pursuant to the provisions of that agreement and the executed Agreement for Standby and Parallel Electric Service between the Power Company and the Customer.

In such case, a Standby Contract Demand shall be established, as mutually agreed to by the Power Company and the Customer. However, should the Customer’s Billing Demand as determined by the above provision ever exceed the current Standby Contract Demand, the Standby Contract Demand shall be increased by such excess demand for the current and future billing periods. The Standby Contract Demand may be changed by mutual agreement; provided, however, in no case shall the Standby Contract Demand be reduced below the Customer’s highest Billing Demand established during the preceding eleven billing months.

Power Factor Adjustment

The Customer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. Where there is an indication of a power factor of less than 92.5% lagging, the Power Company may, at its option, install such equipment on its system as it deems necessary to correct the Customer’s power factor to an acceptable level and the Power Company shall bill the Customer the monthly facilities charge equal to 1.55% of the installed cost of such equipment.

Monthly Minimum Charges

The monthly minimum charge shall be the higher of the following charges plus any energy charge, fuel cost adjustment, wholesale power cost adjustment, and tax provision charges:

  • The monthly Base charge plus the sum of the Generation and Transmission Service and Distribution Services-Demand Charges.
  • The monthly minimum charge specified in the agreement for electric service.

Wholesale Fuel Cost Adjustment

In addition to the above Generation and Transmission Service Energy Charge, the Customer will be billed a wholesale fuel cost adjustment in accordance with Schedule FCA.

Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment

Whenever the wholesale power rate increases or decreases above or below the current applicable Buckeye Power, Inc. wholesale rate schedule, the Cooperative may increase or decrease the Generation and Transmission Service Energy Charge by an amount sufficient to recover such change in its wholesale power cost.

Transmission Service Adjustment

Whenever the wholesale transmission costs from Buckeye Power increase or decrease above or below an amount recoverable by the current applicable URE Transmission Service rate, the Cooperative may increase or decrease the Transmission Service rate by an amount sufficient to recover the change in its transmission costs from Buckeye Power.

Tax Provision

All non-federal government and non-exempt Customers served hereunder shall be assessed and billed an energy excise tax in accordance with Schedule EET. The Customer shall also pay in addition to all other amounts provided herein any other sales, use, franchise, gross receipts, utility, excise, or other tax now or hereafter applicable to the service rendered hereunder or imposed on the Cooperative as a result of such service; provided, however, that no such tax shall be included in the monthly charge if the Customer has furnished to the Cooperative satisfactory evidence of the Cooperative’s exemption from liability for such tax.

Delivery Point

Unless otherwise specified in the agreement for electric service, the delivery point shall be the metering point when service is furnished at secondary voltage, or at the point of attachment of the Cooperative’s primary line to the Customer’s primary facilities if service is furnished at primary distribution voltage.

Primary Service

If service is furnished at the Cooperative’s primary distribution voltage, a discount of 4% shall apply to the demand and energy charges specified in this schedule. The Cooperative may meter at secondary voltage and adjust to primary metering by adding the estimated transformer losses to the metered kilowatt-hours and kilowatt demand. All wiring, poles, lines and other equipment (except metering equipment) on the load side of the delivery point shall be owned and maintained by the Customer.

Terms of Payment

The above rates are net. If the total amount as computed above is not paid in accordance with the monthly statement rendered, then the net bill will be increased by 5%.

Approved by: Board of Trustees: May 31, 2022

Effective: All billings beginning August 1, 2022