Rates, Fees, & Services

Rates, Fees, & Services

Updated 4/28/16

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.

$6.00 per month fixed charge plus:

Single Phase Rates
  Summer Winter
First 200 kwh per month 10.14 cents/kwh 8.28 cents/kwh
Excess kWh per month 6.40 cents/kwh 4.43 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 $6.00

 

 

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.

$12.00 per month fixed charge plus:

Three Phase Rates
  Summer Winter
First 200 kWh per month @ 10.14 cents/kwh 8.28 cents/kwh
Excess kWh per month @ 6.40 cents/kwh 4.43 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.

Demand Charges

$6.27 per month per KW of billing demand during the summer

$1.99 per month per KW of billing demand during the winter

Plus Energy Charges

4.05 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 $5.46
400 w 172 $9.62
High Pressure Sodium 100 w 43 $5.47
150 w 65 $7.13
250 w 87 $9.69

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 #7 -  IRRIGATION SERVICE – ALTERNATE

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

*Alternative 1:  All kWh  @ 9.54 cents/kwh

*Alternative 2:  First 300 kWh/HP/Season @ 16.96 cents/kwh

Excess kWh @ 4.02 cents/kwh

The minimum annual bill shall be $34.41 (9&15), $24.22 (10&16), $14.03 (11&17) 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.

 

LOADCONTROL OF IRRIGATION SERVICE – ALTERNATE

Available to any customer receiving service under Rate Schedule 7 – Irrigation Service Alternate for flood type irrigation upon installation of the appropriate equipment and facilities.  Said rate is experimental.

CREDIT:
The customer will receive a credit of 2.20 cents/kwh of load control periods of 2 1/2 hours and 4.45 cents/kwh for control periods of 5 hours for the period of June 1 to September 30.  Said credit shall not exceed 20% of the customer's cumulative bill for 2 1/2 hour credits of 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.

Monthly Demand $1.00 per KW

Coincident Demand $9.87 per KW

Energy Charge:  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.