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Public Street Lighting Service

Availability

This Schedule is available for the leasing of LED, mercury vapor, metal halide, and sodium vapor outdoor lighting units for the purpose of lighting dedicated public streets, highways, parks or public places for municipal, county, state and federal governments served by the Cooperative and subject to established Service Rules and Regulations.

Type of Service

The entity must negotiate a one, three, five or ten year agreement with a Santee Electric Cooperative representative before street lighting facilities are installed.  The Cooperative will install, own and maintain equipment to supply lighting service in accordance to Service Rules and Regulations and the most uniformed recommended IES street lighting standards for public applications.

Monthly Rate

Type

Description

 

Charge

KWH

LED

Standard

100W Equivalent

$ 9.25

15

LED

Roadway

150W Equivalent

$ 12.87

27

LED

Roadway

250W Equivalent

$ 14.88

53

LED

Flood

250W Equivalent

$ 14.78

33

LED

Shoebox

250W Equivalent

$ 16.71

41

LED

Roadway

4000W Equivalent

$ 20.89

80

LED

Flood

400W Equivalent

$ 19.29

50

LED

Shoebox

400W Equivalent

$ 23.62

81

LED

Flood

1000W Equivalent

$ 44.80

100 

 

Dedicated Poles

 

Charge

30'

Wood

$ 3.00

35'

Wood

$ 5.00

40'

Wood

$ 6.00

45'

Wood

$ 7.00

30' to 45'

Fiberglass or Metal

$ 16.17


Type

Decorative Lighting Fixtures

 Description

Charge

KWH

LED

Standard Post Top

100W Equivalent

$ 11.22

27

LED

Intermediate Post Top

150W Equivalent

$ 15.41

27

LED

Premier Post Top 

150W Equivalent

$ 17.78

27


Dedicated Decorative Poles

 

Charge

 

Decorative Standard

$ 4.55

 

Decorative Premier

$ 12.02

Size

Description

 

Charge

KWH

12,000

Lumens

Enclosed (150 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 12.87

63

30,000

Lumens

Enclosed (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 19.58

121

30,000

Lumens

Flood (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 18.25

121

30,000

Lumens

Shoebox (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 22.30

121

40,000

Lumens

Enclosed (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 22.64

165

40,000

Lumens

Flood (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 21.51

165

40,000

Lumens

Shoebox (400 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 25.36

165

40,000

Lumens

Mongoose (400 Watt) Metal Halide)

$ 24.80

165

78,000

Lumens

Flood (750 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

39.96

295

110,000

Lumens

Flood (1000 Watt) (Metal Halide)

$ 44.80

385

9,500

Lumens

Semi-Enclosed (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 9.25

43

9,500

Lumens

Enclosed (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 10.12

43

9,500

Lumens

Flood (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 9.84

43

9,500

Lumens

Shoebox (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 11.24

43

27,500

Lumens

Enclosed (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)

$ 14.88

105

27,500

Lumens

Flood (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 14.78

105

27,500

Lumens

Shoebox (250 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 16.71

105

50,000

Lumens

Enclosed (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 20.89

165

50,000

Lumens

Flood (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 19.29

165

50,000

Lumens

Shoebox (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 23.62

165

50,000

Lumens

Mongoose (400 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 22.78

165

7,500

Lumens

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

$ 11.29

74

7,500

Lumens

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

$ 15.54

74

Size

Description

Decorative Lighting Fixtures

Charge

KWH

12,000

Lumens

Standard Post Top (150 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 12.87

63

12,000

Lumens

Intermediate Post Top (320 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 17.06

63

12,000

Lumens

Premier Post Top (150 Watt) (Metal Halide)13

$ 19.43

63

9,500

Lumens

Standard Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 9.14

43

9,500

Lumens

Intermediate Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 13.33

43

9,500

Lumens

Premier Post Top (100 Watt) (Sodium Vapor)13

$ 15.70

43

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).Customer will pay the dedicated pole charge per month for each additional pole required to serve the light.
  2. Customer will pay the dedicated pole charge per month for each additional pole required to serve the light.
  3. For individual underground services to lights requiring a riser, an upfront CIAC of $500 for the first 200 feet, plus $4.00 per foot thereafter, is required.
  4. For underground that does not require a riser, an upfront CIAC of $4.00 per foot is required for the entire line extension.
  5. If a dedicated transformer is required for lighting there will be a (Device Type 58) $8.00 additional monthly charge.
  6. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on an existing distribution pole is 1 year.
  7. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated overhead pole is 3 years.
  8. Contract period for lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated underground pole is 5 years.
  9. Contract period for nonstandard lighting fixtures mounted on a dedicated pole is 10 years.
  10. The Contract period shall be renewed annually until terminated by the customer or Cooperative.
  11. All Contracts terminated, including the relocation of facilities before the expiration of the initial Contract period, shall be subject to a 100% termination fee based on the remaining bills in the initial Contract term.  There is an option of paying a one-time contribution of the estimated labor for the relocation of facilities with an updated signed contract.
  12. Customer may be required to pay a termination deposit in accordance to existing service procedures.
  13. All nonstandard and abnormal construction methods shall be subject to a Monthly Facilities Charge or Non-refundable one time Contribution in Aid to Construction in accordance with the Line Extension Policy.
  14. Mercury vapor, sodium vapor, and metal halide lighting fixtures are not available for new installations.  Existing fixtures will be replaced with a compatible LED 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.
  15. All idle security lighting facilities can be removed from service after 12‐months of inactivity.
  16. LED wattage equivalents indicate the size of fixtures these units will replace and are not technical specifications for the LED units.

WHOLESALE POWER AND TIER ADJUSTMENT:

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 May 1, 2018, the lighting adjustment is $ 0.00000 per kWh and is included in the rate above.

Supersedes Schedule L‐2, Schedule L‐3, Schedule L‐6

 Effective for bills rendered on and after May 1, 2018


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