Rates, Fees, & Services

Rates, Fees, & Services

Updated 4/2/2020

All rates for service are on file with Arkansas Public Service Commission and are available to our customers on request at our business office located at 510 North Broadway, Blytheville, Arkansas.  The monthly rates for basic service are as follows:

 

RATE #1 – SINGLE PHASE SERVICE

Available to all single phase customers of the Cooperative.

$9.83 per month fixed charge plus:

Single Phase Rates
  Summer Winter
First 200 kwh per month 10.06 cents/kwh 8.20 cents/kwh
Excess kWh per month 7.26 cents/kwh 5.29 cents/kwh

Winter usage shall apply to the months of October through April and Summer usage shall apply to the months of May through September

The minimum monthly charge under the above rate shall be $9.83

 

RATE #2 – THREE PHASE SERVICE UNDER 50 Kw

Available to all three phase customers of the Cooperative not requiring service of more than 50 kilowatts of measured demand.

$17.00 per month fixed charge plus:

Three Phase Rates
  Summer Winter
First 200 kWh per month @ 10.06 cents/kwh 8.20 cents/kwh
Excess kWh per month @ 7.26 cents/kwh 5.29 cents/kwh

Winter usage shall apply to the months of October through April and Summer usage shall apply to the months of May through September.

 

RATE #3 – LARGE COMMERCIAL SERVICE

Available to customers located on or near Cooperative's three phase lines for all types of usage.

Large Commercial Service
Charge Type Summer Winter
Demand $6.27 per month per KW $1.99 per month per KW
Energy 5.09 cents/kwh for all KWH used per month

 

RATE #4 – SECURITY LIGHTING

Available to any customer to any point on the Cooperative's secondary distribution lines.  For un-metered automatically controlled all night lighting service.  The Cooperative will own, install, operate and maintain all lamp fixtures.  Any necessary service, maintenance and lamp replacement will be furnished at Cooperative expense within 72 hours after being notified by customer

Security Lighting
Type Lamp Size kWh per month Per Lamp
Mercury Vapor 175 w 76 $6.21
400 w 172 $10.37
High Pressure Sodium 100 w 43 $6.22
150 w 65 $7.88
250 w 87 $10.44

The above charges are applicable when a lamp fixture is installed on existing facilities.  When additional poles are required, a charge of $50.00 per pole will be made.

 

RATE #6 - IRRIGATION SERVICE

Available at any point on the Cooperative's existing distribution facilities having adequate capacity and suitable voltage for delivery of service.

Irrigation Service Horsepower Charges
Control status Rate
No Control $34.41 per connected horsepower per season.
5 hour Control $14.03 per connected horsepower per season.

The horsepower charge is payable prior to service connection.

 

RATE #7 -  IRRIGATION SERVICE – ALTERNATE

Irrigation Service Alternatives
Alternative Applies to Rate
Alternate 1 (row crop) All KWH 10.58 cents/kwh
Alternate 2 (flood) 1st 300 KWH/HP/Season 18.00 cents/kwh
Excess KWH 5.06 cents/kwh

The minimum annual bill shall be $34.41 (Non-Control), $14.03 (Controlled) per connected horsepower.  This amount is payable prior to connection for the season.  The minimum monthly bill shall be $5.00 during any period that facilities are connected.

CREDITS:  

The customer will receive a credit of 4.45cents/kwh for control periods of 5 hours for the period of June 1 to September 30.  Said credit shall not exceed 40% of the customer's bill for 5 hour credits for the period of June 1 to September 30 before application of credit.  Said credit shall be applied at the end of the period.

 

RATE # 11 – INDUSTRIAL POWER SERVICE

Available to qualifying industries.

The New Monthly Rate shall be the sum of the Monthly Demand Charge plus the Coincident Demand Charge plus the Energy Charge.

Industrial Power Service
Monthly Demand Coincident Demand Energy Charge
$1.00 per KW $9.87 per KW 3.044 cents/kwh consumed

 

ENERGY ADJUSTMENT

In the event the energy portion of the rate (base energy charge plus fuel and energy adder) under which Cooperative purchases power at wholesale is adjusted above or below 2.7226 cents/kwh sold, all approved rate schedules shall be increased or decreased by an amount sufficient to compensate for changes in the energy cost adjustment.