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Rates

Rates

Small Single Phase Power

Available for single phase service for all uses subject to Meeker Cooperative rules and regulations and execution of an Application for Membership and Electric Service. The maximum current during startup of individual motors served under the schedule shall not exceed 260 amps at 240 volts as authorized in advance by Meeker Cooperative.

Monthly Rate

Fixed charge - $35.00

Energy charge

Summer Months* - 12.3¢/kWh*

Other Months - 10.3¢/kWh

*plus applicable sales tax

Minimum Charges

The minimum charge for Small Single Phase Power is the $35 per month base charge for installations, not to exceed 15 KVA of transformer capacity. For services requiring more than 15 KVA of transformer capacity, the minimum shall be:

25 KVA transformer..........$47.00

37.5 KVA transformer.......$62.00

50 KVA transformer..........$77.00

75 KVA transformer..........$107.00

100 KVA transformer........$137.00

12.3¢ per Kilowatt Hour

Distributed Generation Fee

First 3.5 KW, No Charge
More than 3.5 KW: $3.29 per KW
Maximum Fee: $47
 

Energy Management Rates

Dual Fuel Space Heating

Use electricity for space heating, except during time of peak demand when an alternate source is used, such as storage space heating or fossil fuel.

  • Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August

Storage Space Heating

Use "Off Peak" electricity stored in the form of heat between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. and released during the day as heat for your home.

  • Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August 

Storage Water Heating

Electric storage water heater or heaters are supplied with electricity between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. to heat your water for the next day.

  • Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August

Cycle Air Conditioning

Your air conditioner is cycled "On" and "Off" during peak demand periods only.

Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August

Warm Floors

Install electric cable or electric boilers that gently heat floors to keep your feet warm and toasty during cold winters.

Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August

Heat Pump and Cooling

Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling. Heat pumps operate at high efficiencies that exceed 180 percent.

Rate - 5.7¢/kWh; 6.2¢/kWh June-August

 

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA)

The PCA is a charge or credit on your monthly bill to pass through increases or decreases in the cost of purchased power.

*The summer month rate is in effect during the months of June, July, and August.

Energy Management Improvement Loans

Meeker Cooperative members can apply for an Energy Management Space & Water Heating Systems Loan when purchasing and installing Energy Management. There is a $3,000 0% interest loan option, also. Contact Meeker Cooperative's Energy Experts at 1-320-693-3231 or 1-800-232-6257 to learn more about these loans.

Commercial Rates

Large Single Phase Power

Fixed Charge — $93

Demand Charge

June, July, August — $9.95/KW

Other months — $6.95/KW

Energy Charge — $.08/kWh

Minimum Charge: The minimum monthly charge shall be the $93 fixed charge, plus the Special Construction Charge, if applicable, plus $1.20 per KVA of installed transformer capacity in excess of 25 KVA of transformer capacity.

Small Three Phase Power

Fixed Charge — $71.00

Energy Charge

June, July, August — $.123/kWh

Other months — $.103/kWh

Minimum Charge: The minimum monthly charge shall be the $71 fixed charge for installations not to exceed 15 KVA of transformer capacity. For services requiring more than 15 KVA of transformer capacity, the minimum shall be increased by $1.20 per KVA of installed transformer capacity in excess of 15 KVA.

Large Three Phase Power

Fixed Charge — $118

Demand Charge

June, July, August — $9.95/KW

Other months — $6.95/KW

Energy Charge — $.08/kW

Minimum Charge: The minimum monthly charge shall be the $118 fixed charge, plus the Special Construction Charge, if applicable, plus $1.20 per KVA of installed transformer capacity in excess of 25 KVA of transformer capacity.

Large Power Peak Alert: 350 KVA or Greater

If required transformer is 350 KVA or more. Requires stand-by generators with automatic start with capacity to supply the entire load for that service.

Fixed Charge — $249

Demand Charge based on maximum monthly KW of $5.75/KW and coincidental supplemental wholesale demand.

Penalty — Non-control $5/KW capacity per month

Energy Charge — $.051/kWh

Large Power Peak Alert: 50 KVA — 350 KVA

Available for general service if required transformer capacity is 50 KVA or greater but less than 350 KVA. Requires stand-by generators with automatic start and the capacity to supply the entire load for that service.

Fixed Charge — $118

Demand Charge based on coincidental supplemental wholesale demand.

Penalty — Non-control $5/KW capacity per month

Energy Charge — $.07/kWh

Irrigation

Available to all members requiring service to pumps and irrigation equipment subject to Meeker Cooperative rules and regulations and execution of an Electric Service Agreement.

Monthly Rate

Fixed Charge — $118

Demand Charge — $25.50/KW

Energy Charge — $.09/kWh

Wastewater Irrigation

Monthly Rate

Fixed Charge — $118

Demand Charge — $25.50/KW

Energy Charge — $.09/kWh

Non-Control Penalty

Irrigation operators and/or irrigation equipment that fail to control irrigation systems over Meeker Cooperative's monthly peak will be charged the monthly demand charge, non-control penalty and a demand charge based on coincidental supplemental wholesale demand (Coincidental Billing Demand). Coincidental Billing Demand shall be defined as the member's highest 15-minute KW demand that coincides with Meeker Co-op's monthly peak as determined by Great River Energy and East River Cooperative Electric. The Coincidental Demand Charge shall be adjusted each year to equal the Supplemental Demand Charge.

Power Factor Adjustment

The consumer agrees to maintain as near unity power factor as practicable. The Association reserves the right to measure such power factor at any time. Should such measurements indicate that the average power factor is less than 90 percent, the demand for billing purposes shall be the demand as recorded by the demand meter multiplied by 90 percent and divided by the percent power factor.

NOTE: All rates are subject to applicable sales tax and a Power Cost Adjustment (PCA). The PCA is a charge or credit on your monthly bill to pass through increases or decreases in the cost of purchased power. The Billing Demand for the month shall be the maximum recorded 15-minute integrated demand in kilowatts. The Coincidental Billing Demand shall be defined as the member's highest 15-minute KW demand that coincides with Meeker Cooperative's monthly peak as determined by Great River Energy. The Coincidental Demand Charge shall be adjusted each year to equal the GRE Supplemental Demand Charge.

Deposits

Small Three Phase Service: Every new service application requires a soft credit check from On-Line Utility Services. If that check is negative, a $400 deposit (minimum) is required to obtain electric service. This deposit will be held until the member leaves the Meeker Co-op service area. The deposit will be applied to the final bill and any balance returned to the member. Meeker Cooperative pays interest annually on all deposits. Members 60 days past due or disconnected for a delinquent account will pay a minimum $400 deposit or a two-month average bill (whichever is greater).

Large Single Phase, Large Three Phase, Large Power Peak Alert, Irrigation Services: A deposit of $20 times the total installed KVA shall be required on all Demand Billed accounts for any entity without good credit as determined by the Cooperative.


Security Lights

Available to all customers who want a driveway or yard illuminated from dusk to dawn by a high pressure sodium light on an existing pole. Meeker Cooperative will install and maintain your security light.

Rate (Billed monthly)

100 watt - Direct $10.75; Dispersed $14.75

250 watt - Direct $19.50; Dispersed $23.50

All new installations will be LED lights.
73 watt: $10.75
108 watt: $19.50

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