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General Service High Load Factor

Availability

This Schedule is available for electric service to any nonresidential members with a High Load Factor (HLF). This Schedule is not available for seasonal or standby service or for any contract period less than 12 months.  This Schedule shall apply to nonresidential commercial and industrial loads such as, convenience stores, farm refrigeration and other miscellaneous loads with a sustained average monthly load factor of sixty percent (60%) or greater over the preceding 12 months.

Type of Service

The Cooperative will provide service at 60 hertz, single-phase 2 or 3 wires, or three-phase 3 or 4 wires, at our standard distribution voltages.

Monthly Rate

Basic Facilities Charge

$100.00 min (or Computed Facility Charge)

Demand Charge

All kW of Metered demand

$14.50 per kW

Energy Charge

All kWh

$0.05750 per kWh

Billing Demand

The Billing Demand shall be the maximum kW registered or computed during any 15-minutes from the Cooperative's metering facilities within the current monthly billing period. 

Service Provisions

  1. The charges computed at the above monthly rate shall be subject to applicable South Carolina Sales Tax, franchise fees, assessments, and surcharges imposed by any governmental authority.

  2. The minimum Contract Period for service provided under this schedule shall be one (1) year.

  3. The minimum monthly charge under the above rate shall be the monthly facilities charge for all members served under this rate schedule except those members for which a higher minimum monthly bill is required under the cooperative's standard policy because of special circumstances affecting the cooperative's cost of rendering service.  The minimum facility charge is $100.00 unless the facility charge calculated by the cooperative based on the required dedicated facilities and shared substation and distribution facilities cost is greater.

  4. The amount calculated at the above rate is subject to be adjusted monthly by the Cooperative's projected wholesale power cost.  The rate shall be adjusted by a TIER (Times Interest Earned Ratio) adjustment factor to cover wholesale power cost changes and a rate necessary to maintain TIER as set forth by the mortgage agreements between the cooperative and its approved lending agencies.

  5. A contribution-in-aid of construction may be required to provide additional capacity adequate to serve abnormal electrical load.  

  6. The Cooperative's facilities used to provide electrical service have definite capacity limitations and can be damaged by overloads.  Therefore, the Consumer must notify the Cooperative prior to making alterations to the service entrance equipment so that facilities of proper capacity may be provided.  The member shall be responsible for all expenses and or damages to member's facilities resulting from failure to give proper notice.  The member may also be subject to a contribution-in-aid of construction for work required to meet the member's alterations.  The member should contact the Cooperative for information concerning charges for such work. 

  7. Intermittent service connections and disconnections are subject to an operating service charge of not less than $25.00.

  8. Bills are due upon receipt.  Bills are delinquent 22 days from the Billing Date and subject to a late payment charge on the current bill equal to ten percent (10%) of the first $25 and an additional two percent (2%) thereafter.  Those unpaid after 30 days are subject to service disconnection.

  9. Temporary service or construction service shall be supplied at a single point of delivery and in accordance with the Cooperative's Line Extension Plan.

  10. Service under this schedule is subject to the provisions of the Cooperative's Service Rules and Regulations.

Effective for bills rendered on and after September 1, 2012


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