Electric Rates

New Large Single Load

Service Character

Three phase, 60 cycle, served at a voltage available and approved by the District.

Applicable

Load associated with a new facility or expansion of an existing facility. This schedule applies to customers that would have an additional electrical system demand of one (1) megawatt (MW) or more in any calendar month of a year.

Non-Recurring and Monthly Charges

New customer loads of one (1) megawatt (MW) or more in any calendar month of a year will require negotiation of a customized power sales contract between the customer and the District prior to the District being obligated to provide electrical service to the customer. The customer must provide the District with a detailed and verifiable estimate of the customer's electrical power requirements prior to the development of a power sales contract.

The negotiated power sales contract shall identify special circumstances, terms, rates and other conditions as required to serve the customer.

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE AND FOR THE BASIC CHARGE FOR EACH FULL MONTH IN THE BILLING CYCLE AFTER JULY 1, 2007.

Adopted 06/26/07 - Resolution No. 1337

Service Schedule No. 5
Area Lighting

Service Character

Lighting systems under this schedule shall be constructed to District specifications, shall be non-filament type, and shall be unmetered. The District will provide, own, and maintain lights on District owned poles or approved customer poles. Service voltage must be available or customer shall prepay additional cost to provide along with any additional facilities needed or requested.

Applicable

To any existing permanent customer owning the property and having a credit rating acceptable to the District. Requires customer written agreement to pay appropriate monthly rate from this schedule for a minimum period of five years.

Monthly Rates

8,000 Lumen (175W MVP or 100W HPS) $7.50
(MVP " 67 Kwh, HPS " 47 Kwh)

22,000 Lumen (400W MVP or 200W HPS) $9.80
(MVP " 150 Kwh, HPS " 90 Kwh)

55,000 Lumen (1,000W MVP or 400W HPS) $19.80
(MVP " 367 Kwh, HPS " 160 Kwh)

Maintenance

The District will maintain all lighting facilities owned by the District, however, any repair or replacement of lighting facilities resulting from vandalism shall be billed to the customer at District cost.

Termination

Termination of unexpired contract may occur by customer paying original installation cost, plus power cost, plus removal cost, less salvage value, less revenue paid.

Additions/Removals

A light will not be installed on the same property within one year after a light was removed unless the owner pays total installation cost, or unless the property ownership has changed. Additional lights will not be installed on the same property unless the owner signs a new five year guarantee for all. If an owner wants one light removed and another installed on the same property, it is a change of location and the owner shall pay the total cost to move.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions and Electric Rate Schedules of the District.

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2015.

Revised 12/28/99 - Resolution No. 1183
Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607

Service Schedule No. 10
Street Lighting

Service Character

Lighting systems under this schedule shall be constructed to District specifications, shall be non-filament type, and shall be unmetered. The District will provide, own, and maintain lights on District owned poles or approved customer poles. Service voltage must be available or customer shall prepay additional cost to provide along with any additional facilities needed or requested.

Applicable

To any publicly owned organization constituted by State law for lighting of streets, alleys, and thoroughfares.

Monthly Rates

  April 1, 2017
3,500 Lumen (40W LED or equivalent) 
(≈15 kWh/month)
$7.20
6,500 Lumen (70W LED or equivalent) 
(≈26 kWh/month)
$10.90
8,000 Lumen (175W MVP or 100W HPS)
(MVP ≈ 67 kWh,  HPS ≈ 47 kWh)
 $8.57
22,000 Lumen (400W MVP or 200W HPS)
(MVP ≈ 150 kWh, 
HPS ≈ 90 kWh)
 $12.97

Maintenance

The District will maintain all lighting facilities owned by the District, however, any repair or replacement of lighting facilities resulting from vandalism shall be billed to the customer at District cost.

After notification of lights out, the District will perform maintenance only during regular working hours and not later than the next regular work day except as follows:

1. If the customer requests and agrees to pay overtime costs, less regular cost, for maintenance outside regular hours.
2. If an entire street light circuit is out the District may, at its discretion, provide maintenance without charge outside regular working hours.

Special Facilities

Contracts may be arranged for street lighting facilities that do not meet District specifications. The District may also agree to perform maintenance on customer owned street lighting systems with all work being billed to the customer at District cost.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District..

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 12/28/99 - Resolution No. 1183
Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/11/16 - Resolution No. 1623

Service Schedule No. 8
Large General Service

Applicable

Service to any one individual customer for which another specific rate schedule is not available with a connected load of 50 kW or greater.

The schedule is based on continuous use and minimums will be billed for twelve consecutive months.

Monthly Rates (Effective September 1, 2017)

Basic Charge:  $21.00 per month
All Energy Usage:  $0.04725 per kWh
Demand Charge ($/all kW/month):  $5.70 per kW
Cost of Power Adjustment:  $0.00540 per kWh

Demand

At the option of the District, billing demand shall be as indicated by a demand meter, as determined by a test, or on the basis of connected load. The method of determining demand may be changed from one to another at any time.

Power Factor

The consumer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. The demand charge, before adjustment for power factor, will be increased 1% more for each 1% by which the average power factor is less than .97 lagging. The threshold for power factor adjustment may change at any time the power factor requirements of the District's wholesale power supplier's change.

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 12/28/99 - Resolution No. 1183
Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No. 3B
Primary Industrial Service

Service Character

Three phase, 60 cycle, primary distribution voltage available or approved by the District. Transformation and all distribution system inside the customer's plant to be supplied by the customer.

Applicable

For any load with measured monthly demand of at least 1,000 kW and not more than 10,000 kW average annual increase.

Monthly Rates (Effective September 1, 2017)

Basic Charge: $82.00 per month
All Energy Usage: $0.03800 per kWh
Demand Charge ($/all kW/month): $7.20
Minimum Demand Charge: $7,200.00 per month
kW in Minimum Monthly Demand Charge: 1,000
Cost of Power Adjustment:  $0.00540 per kWh

Demand

The billing demand shall be the maximum kW load used by the customer during the month for which the bill is being rendered, as indicated by a demand meter.

Power Factor

The consumer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. The demand charge, before adjustment for power factor, will be increased 1% more for each 1% by which the average power factor is less than .97 lagging. The threshold for power factor adjustment may change at any time the power factor requirements of the District's wholesale power supplier's change.

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 12/28/99 - Resolution No. 1183
Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No . 4
Irrigation

Applicable

Electrical service for irrigation, drainage and incidental farm use. Schedule is based on continuous service for the irrigation season of April 1 through October 31.

Rates (Effective April 1, 2018)

Basic Charge:  $15.00 per month (during the irrigation season)

Seasonal Energy Charge:  $0.04550 per kWh

Inter-Seasonal Energy Charge:  $0.07160 per kWh

Demand Charge:  $4.10 per kW per month

Cost of Power Adjustment:  $0.00540 per kWh

Minimum Seasonal Charge

In order to ensure adequate fixed cost recovery from large irrigation customers, there will be a minimum seasonal charge for service installations of 500 horsepower, or greater.  The charge will be calculated using a demand estimate based on the higher of the service's highest demand reading during the current irrigation season, or 75 percent of the horsepower rating of the service, times the current demand rate times 7 months.

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 03/09/04 - Resolution No. 1274
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 02/22/11 - Resolution No. 1523
Revised 03/06/12 - Resolution No. 1538
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No. 6
Frost Control Service

Applicable

Electrical service to wind machines or pumps used only for frost protection. Schedule is based on continuous service for the frost control season of March 1st through May 31st.

Rates (Effective March 1, 2018)

Basic Charge:  $122.00 per year

Seasonal Energy Charge:  $0.03365 per kWh

Inter-Seasonal Energy Charge:  $0.07160 per kWh

Demand Charge:  $4.60 per kW per month

Cost of Power Adjustment:  $0.00540 per kWh

Billing

With the exception of inter-seasonal usage, bills shall be rendered annually on approximately June 15 of each year.  In the event the current year's billing is not paid in full by September 1, the account will be disconnected.  Prior to reconnecting the service, the District will require payment in full of the delinquent billing and all associated late, disconnection, and reconnection charges.  In addition, a security deposit equivalent to the following year's annual facilities charge will be required.  A 1% per month service charge is assessed on balances that are over thirty (30) days in arrears.

Service

For service to be supplied under this schedule the customer must agree to and pay the following:

  1. Prepay all District costs of initial service installation.  Customer would pay the depreciated cost of any existing unused facilities.
  2. All costs to replace the initial system due to damage, obsolescence, added load, depreciation, etc., must be paid before service will be allowed the following year.  All such work must be performed by District crews.
  3. All facilities required to serve customers under this rate schedule shall remain the property of the District.

Service Restrictions

Service to new wind machines will only be provided if adequate capacity is available in the existing backbone system.  The Engineering Department must be contacted before new services are allowed.  If requested by the customer, backbone system improvement costs can be included in item 1. above.

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No. 7
Residential

Applicable

To each individual customer/family residing in a single family dwelling or multiple family building, and to a farm which processes only its own products. The single meter on a farm may serve buildings used only for the single farm. The maximum service provided under this schedule is 600 amperes.

The schedule is based on continuous use and minimums will be billed for twelve consecutive months.

Monthly Rates (Effective September 1, 2017)

Basic Charge:  $36.00 per month
Energy Usage: 2,000 kWh and under $0.04565 per kWh
Over 2,000 kWh $0.06648 per kWh
Cost of Power Adjustment:  $0.00540 per kWh

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

NOTE: Basic charge of $10.00 will be assessed on a meter if the sole purpose of that meter is to measure the energy consumption of a well/pump providing domestic water to a single family residence (WAC 17-505-090).

Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 10/01/10 - Resolution No. 1514 
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No. 2
Small General Service

Applicable

Electrical service to commercial, governmental, industrial, or other services not eligible under other rate schedules where measured demand is less than 50 kW at least ten months in the previous twelve month period, to be reviewed annually.

The schedule is based on continuous use and minimums will be billed for twelve consecutive months.

Monthly Rates (Effective September 1, 2017)

Basic Charge: $41.00 per month
All Energy Usage: $0.05715 per kWh
Demand Charge ($/all kW/month when kW equals or exceeds 50): $5.70 per kW
Cost of Power Adjustment: $0.00540 per kWh

Demand

If the connected load is determined to be equal to or greater than 50 kW, then a rate schedule change may be necessary.

Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA):  Rates will be automatically adjusted to reflect any increase or decrease in the cost of power from contracted power sources within thirty (30) days of the District incurring such increase or decrease, unless suspended by a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners.  The last time the COPA was set at zero was in November of 2011.

General Provisions

Service under this schedule is subject to the General Provisions in accordance with Resolution No. 1608 of the District.

Effective Date

EFFECTIVE FOR ALL ENERGY USAGE, BASIC CHARGES AND MINIMUMS BILLED ON OR AFTER THE ABOVE REFERENCED DATES.

Revised 12/28/99 - Resolution No. 1183
Revised 04/10/01 - Resolution No. 1209
Revised 10/30/01 - Resolution No. 1225
Revised 05/04/10 - Resolution No. 1506
Revised 11/02/10 - Resolution No. 1517
Revised 07/30/13 - Resolution No. 1567
Revised 06/22/15 - Resolution No. 1607
Revised 07/24/17 - Resolution No. 1639

Service Schedule No. 3A