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Seasonal Farm Service


 This Schedule is available to all Seasonal Loads.  This Schedule is not available for any contract period less than 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.


Basic Facilities Charge                    $0.74 per day or $266.40 per Year

Energy Charge per kWh                 $0.1280 per kWh


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 basic facilities charge for all customers served under this rate schedule except those customers 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.

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 it's approved lending agencies.

5)      Any service that uses energy less than four consecutive months in any 12-month period is considered a seasonal service.  

6)       Accounts billed every month will have a basic facility charge of $0.74 per day.  The consumer may request to be billed only in 4 consecutive months in a year, in which they would pay a monthly basic facilities charge that is the prorated portion of the annual $266.40.

7)      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 Consumer shall be responsible for all expenses and or damages to Consumer's facilities resulting from failure to give proper notice.  The Consumer may also be subject to a contribution-in-aid of construction for work required to meet the Consumer's alterations.  The Consumer should contact the Cooperative for information concerning charges for such work. 

8)      Intermittent service connections and disconnections are subject to an operating service charge of not less than $30.00.

9)      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.

10)   The basic monthly bill will be increasing by $12.00 for three phase services on accounts billed monthly.  For accounts that select the option to be billed less than 12 months.  The basic monthly bill on those months will be increased by the prorated share of $144.00.

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

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

Supersedes Schedule W and Z

Effective for bills rendered on and after November 1, 2010 as revised October 1, 2013 as revised on May 1, 2019

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