Residential Net Metering - Time of Use Retail Sales
This Schedule is available for metering electric energy
generated by a consumer from an eligible on-site generating
facility and delivered to the Cooperative distribution facilities
to offset energy provided by the Cooperative in all territory
served by the Cooperative.
Net Metering is applicable for all demand and energy furnished
by the Cooperative to residential members who operate an Eligible
Generation Source as defined herein. Service provided
hereunder is on a first-come, first-served basis as a pilot program
conducted jointly by the Cooperative and its power supplier,
Central Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. ("Central"), subject to
the General Conditions set forth herein, and further subject
modification or discontinuation at the Cooperative's
discretion. Services purchased hereunder shall be metered and
billed separately by single-customer load.
Residential members participating in this pilot program
("Customers") are limited to private residences, single family
dwelling units, and farms that are concurrently receiving electric
service from the Cooperative and where photovoltaic, wind-powered,
micro-hydro, biomass-fueled, or other Cooperative-approved
renewable generation source of energy ("Eligible Generation
Source") is installed on the member's side of the delivery point,
for the member's own use, interconnected with and operated in
parallel with the Cooperative's distribution system.
This schedule is only applicable for installed single-phased or
three-phased generation systems that comply with the Cooperative's
then current "Standard for Interconnecting Small Generation 100kW
or Less with Electric Power Systems" (Interconnection Standard"),
which may be modified by the Cooperative from time to time.
The Nameplate Rating of the member's installed generation system
and equipment must not exceed the estimated maximum monthly
kilowatt (kW) of the residence or 50kW, whichever is less.
Type of Service
A single-phase service, 60 cycles, at standard secondary
voltage, or such other voltages as may be mutually agreed upon.
Basic Facilities Charge @ $50.00
The following Demand and Energy Charges are the same as such
charges set forth in Central's Schedule NMP-TOU - SALES FOR RESALE
billed to the Cooperative, currently being and as amended from time
$ 4.25 per kW of On-peak Billing Demand
$ 1.75 per kW of On-peak Billing Demand
All kWh used during On-peak Hours
6.919¢ per kWh
4.290¢ per kWh
All kWh used during Off-peak Hours
4.850¢ per kWh
4.626¢ per kWh
Minimum Monthly Charge
The minimum monthly charge under this schedule for single-phase
service shall be $50.00, or such other minimum
monthly charge as specified in a written agreement between the
member and the Cooperative.
Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment Factor
The Cooperative's Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment Factor will
not apply to service supplied under this schedule.
Adjustment for Actual Costs
The foregoing charges are based on projected costs and may be
adjusted at least annually to reflect changes in such projected
costs. Adjustments shall include an appropriate recognition
for any under or over recovery of actual costs from prior periods
as billed by Central to the Cooperative under the Central's
Schedule NMP-TOU - SALES FOR RESALE.
Determination of On-peak Billing Demand
Demand shall be measured at or as of the secondary voltage side
of the transformer located at the Cooperative's delivery point of
service to the member, but may be metered elsewhere and
appropriately adjusted to compensate for losses between the
Cooperative's point of delivery to the member and the point of
The monthly On-Peak Billing Demand shall be the maximum
30-minute integrated kilowatt demand delivered to the member during
the On-Peak Hours in the month for which the bill is rendered.
Determination of Billing Energy
All billing energy will be as metered, with appropriate
adjustment for losses between the Cooperative's point of delivery
to the member and the point of metering.
Determination of On-peak and Off-peak Hours
On-Peak Hours during the Summer Months of May, June, July,
August, September and October shall be the hours from 12:00 noon
until 10:00 p.m., all days of the week.
On-Peak Hours during the Winter Months of November, December,
January, February, March and April shall be the hours from 5:00
a.m. until 9:00 a.m., all days of the week.
Off-Peak Hours shall be all hours not specified above as On-Peak
Terms of Service
Acceptance of service under this schedule binds the member to
all terms and conditions of this schedule. Such obligations
shall begin on the date of such acceptance of service and shall
continue for an initial term of one (1) year and thereafter for
additional terms of one (1) year each, unless and until terminated
at the end of such initial term or any additional term by no less
than sixty (60) day's advance written notice of termination from
the member to the Cooperative.
The Cooperative reserves the right to terminate service under
this schedule at any time upon written notice to the member in the
event that the member violates any of the terms or conditions of
the schedule, or if the Customer operates the generation system and
equipment in a manner which is detrimental to the Cooperative or
any of Cooperative's other customers.
The following general conditions shall apply to the service
Central will furnish, install, own and maintain metering to
measure the kilowatt demand and kilowatt-hours delivered by the
Cooperative to the member. Central shall have the right to
install special metering and load research devices on the member's
equipment and the right to use the member's telephone line for
communication with Central's and the member's equipment.
The member must comply with the liability insurance requirements
of the Cooperative's Interconnection Standard and submit an
application to interconnect which must be accepted by the
The member agrees to pay an application fee in accordance with
the Cooperative's Interconnection Standard.
The member will pay any costs associated with upgrades to the
Cooperative's distribution system required for the Cooperative to
maintain a safe and reliable distribution system.
5. OWNERSHIP OF
If the member is not the owner of the premises receiving
electric service from the Cooperative, the Cooperative shall have
the right to require that the owner of the premises give
satisfactory written approval of the member's request for service
under this schedule.
By accepting service under this Schedule, the member conveys to
Central ownership of any Renewable Energy Credits or other
environmental attributes to the energy produced by the member's
Eligible Generation Source and sold to Central. Further, by
accepting service under this schedule the member shall at Central's
request execute such further instruments or assurances as Central
may reasonably deem necessary to evidence or confirm the ownership
of any such Renewable Energy Credits or other environmental
7. CHANGES TO
Due to the experimental nature of this schedule, the Cooperative
may deem it necessary to re-evaluate this schedule and, as with all
schedules, reserves the right to review, eliminate, or close this
schedule to new customers; provided, however, that this schedule
shall not be closed prior to Central's Schedule NMP-TOU - SALES FOR
RESALE billed to the Cooperative being closed.
- 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
- A contribution-in-aid to construction may be required to
provide additional capacity adequate to serve abnormal electrical
- This rate schedule includes cost for installed facilities
adequate to serve a 200A service entrance rating. If the
Cooperative is required to install excess facilities without
anticipated additional electric usage there will be a required
contribution-in-aid to construction as calculated using the
approved cooperative line extension policy.
- The Cooperative's facilities used to provide electrical service
have definite capacity limitations and can be damaged by
overloads. Therefore, the member 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
Consumer's alterations. The member should contact the
Cooperative for information concerning charges for such
- 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.
- The normal point of delivery shall be the point of attachment
at a location as designated by the Cooperative.
- Service under this schedule is subject to the provisions of the
Cooperative's Service Rules and Regulations.
Supersedes Schedule NM-TOU dated November 1, 2007
Effective for bills rendered on and after September 1, 2012
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