Electric Service

Electric Department Fees

Meter Fees



Meter Tampering Fee

  •  Cut Seal/ Lock: EL or WA meters; LM Switch, $50
  • EL/ Water Meter Tamp: Manipulating device, $500 + Usage
  • Load Management Tamp: Manipulating device, $200

Meter Test Fee


  • $50

Electric Fees



Residential

  • Basic Customer Charge, $25
  • LM Basic Customer Charge, $10
  • Energy-All kWh, $0.1097

Small General Commercial: Requirement <10,000

  • Basic Customer Charge, $25
  • LM Basic Customer Charge, $10
  • Energy-1st 1,000 kWh, $0.1394
  • Energy-Next 1,000 kWh, $0.1032
  • Energy-All Additional kWh, $0.0972

Medium General Commercial: Requirement >10,000

  • Basic Customer Charge, $45
  • Demand-1st 40 kW, $3.50
  • Demand-All Add’t kW, $6.95
  • Energy-1st 1,000 kWh, $0.1432
  • Energy-Next 4,000 kWh, $0.1174
  • Energy-All Additional kWh, $0.0938

Large General Service-CP Rate: Requirement >50 kW=>30% CP kW LM

  • Basic Customer Charge, $250
  • CP Demand, $24.90
  • Excess Demand, $3.25
  • Energy, $0.0529

Public School CP Rate

  • Basic Customer Charge, $175
  • CP Demand, $24.90
  • Excess Demand, $2.10
  • Energy, $0.0529

Area Lights

  • LED-40W, $9.65
  • LED-67W, $12.20
  • LED-100W, $14.95
  • LED-225W, $21.15

Line Extension Fees

Residential Overhead (OH) Service

  • OH Service up to 100 ft, Free
  • Excess Footage, $1.70/ft
  • Extra 35’ pole, $160

Residential Underground (UG) Service

  • UG Service up to 100 ft, $200
  • Excess Footage, $3/ft

Residential Upgrade Service

  • OH to OH, $3/ft
  • UG to UG, $3.50/ft
  • OH to UG, $4/ft

Commercial Overhead Service

  • OH Service up to 100 ft, $200
  • Excess Footage, $3.50/ft

Commercial Underground Service

  • UG Service up to 100 ft, $400
  • Excess Footage, $6/ft

Commercial Upgrade Service

  • OH to OH, $6/ft
  • UG to UG, $7/ft
  • OH to UG, $8/ft


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