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Area Lighting Service

Availability

This Schedule is available for the leasing of mercury vapor; metal halide and sodium vapor outdoor lighting units to any member served by the Cooperative and subject to established Service Rules and Regulations.

Type of Service

The member must negotiate a one, two or three year agreement with a Santee Electric Cooperative representative before security lighting facilities are installed.  The Cooperative will install, own and maintain equipment to supply lighting service mounted on a 30' standard Cooperative‚Äźowned pole.

Monthly Rate

Size

Description

 

Charge

KWH

12,000

Lumens

Enclosed (150 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 14.29

63

30,000

Lumens

Enclosed (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 20.99

121

30,000

Lumens

Flood (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 19.66

121

30,000

Lumens

Shoebox (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 23.71

121

40,000

Lumens

Enclosed (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 24.05

165

40,000

Lumens

Flood (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 23.00

165

40,000

Lumens

Shoebox (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 26.77

165

40,000

Lumens

Mongoose (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 26.21

165

78,000

Lumens

Flood (750 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 39.96

295

110,000

Lumens

Flood (1000 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 46.45

385

Size

Description

 

Charge

KWH

9,500

Lumens

Semi-Enclosed (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 10.29

43

9,500

Lumens

Enclosed (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 11.29

43

9,500

Lumens

Flood (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 11.01

43

9,500

Lumens

Shoebox (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 12.41

43

27,500

Lumens

Enclosed (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 16.05

105

27,500

Lumens

Flood (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 15.91

105

27,500

Lumens

Shoebox (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 17.88

105

50,000

Lumens

Mongoose (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 22.07

165

50,000

Lumens

Flood (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 20.46

165

50,000

Lumens

Flood (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 24.79

165

50,000

Lumens

Mongoose (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 23.95

165

Size

Description

 

Charge

KWH

7,500

Lumens

Semi-Enclosed (175 Watt) (Mercury Vapor)
(Wood Pole)13

$ 12.29

74

7,500

Lumens

Standard Post Top (175 Watt) (Mercury Vapor)
(Fiberglass)13

$ 16.71

74

Dedicated Poles

 

 

 

 

 30'

 Wood

  $ 2.00

 

 

 35'

 Wood

 $4.00

 

 

 40'

 Wood

 $5.00

 

 

 45'

 Wood

 $6.00

 

 

 30' to 45'

Fiberglass or Metal Pole

 $16.17

 

 

Size

 Description

 

Charge

KWH

 12,000

Lumens 

Standard Post Top (150 Watt) (Metal Halide) 

$14.29 

63 

 12,000

Lumens 

Intermediate Post Top (150 Watt) (Metal Halide) 

$18.47

63 

12,000 

Lumens 

 Premier Post Top (150 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$20.85

63 

Size

 Description

 

Charge

KWH 

 9,500

Lumens 

Standard Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor) 

$10.31

43 

 9,500

 Lumens

 Intermediate Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$14.50

 43

 9,500

 Lumens

 Premier Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$16.87

 43

Dedicated Dedicated Poles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Decorative Standard Pole

$4.55

 

 

 

 Decorative Premier Pole

$12.02

 

 

Explanatory Notes:

  1. No additional pole cost per month for lights mounted on existing distribution pole or secondary pole with existing secondary facilities (excluding temporary or construction service poles)
  2. Member will pay the dedicated pole charge per month for each additional pole required to serve the light
  3. Monthly bill for underground service will be increased by $3.25 per pole in lieu of a one-time contribution of $150 per pole
  4. If a dedicated transformer is required for lighting there will be a $6.50 additional monthly charge
  5. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on existing distribution poles is 1 year
  6. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated overhead pole is 3 years
  7. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated underground pole is 5 years
  8. Contract period for decorative or nonstandard lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated pole is 10 years
  9. The Contract period shall be renewed annually until terminated by the member or Cooperative.
  10. All Contracts terminated before the expiration of the initial Contract period shall be subject to a 40% termination fee based on the remaining bills in the initial Contract term.
  11. Member may be required to pay a termination deposit in accordance to existing service procedures
  12. All nonstandard and abnormal construction methods shall be subject to a Monthly Facilities Charge in accordance with the Line Extension Policy.
  13. Mercury vapor and some metal halide lighting fixtures are not available for new installations.  Existing fixtures will be replaced with a compatible sodium vapor or metal halide fixture upon failure of the fixture or ballast at no charge to the consumer and will be billed in accordance to this schedule.  Lamp replacement will continue to be made as long as replacement lamps are reasonably available from suppliers.
  14. All idle security lighting facilities will be removed from service after 12-months of inactivity.

    WHOLESALE POWER AND TIER ADJUSTMENT:

  15. Wholesale Power costs are included in the kilowatt- hour charges and are subject to adjustment annually.   The monthly rate will be adjusted by a factor necessary to maintain TIER (Times Interest Earned Ratio) as set forth by the Mortgage Agreements between the Cooperative and the lending agencies of RUS and CFC and as set by the Cooperative Board of Trustees. As of November 1, 2012, the lighting adjustment is $0.01838 per kWh and is included in the rate above.

Supersedes Schedule L-1A, Schedule L-4, Schedule L-5 
Effective for bills rendered on and after November 1, 2010


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