The Service Availability Charge helps cover all of the costs associated with building and maintaining an electrical system capable of delivering reliable power 24/7. This includes items like poles, electrical wire, transformers, substations, meter testing, buildings and maintenance, insurance and much more.
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Monday - Friday not including weekends or major holidays.
On-Peak Demand is the highest hourly electricity usage that occured during the peak period.
Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA)
A Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA) can be assessed when CEC experiences fluctuations in the cost of purchasing demand, energy or related transmission service(s) from its power supplier (generator). The PPCA can be a charge or bill credit depending on costs related to purchased power.
A charge that is assessed at a rate of 1.5% of any unpaid balance.
CEC is required to collect taxes for the local and state governments. These also include gross receipts and franchise taxes.
As an owner, excess revenues are credited back to your "capital credits" account annually. Each year, the Board of Directors determines when some portion of your capital credits may be refunded while ensuring CEC's financial health. To find out more about your capital credits account, contact us.
Rates are based on the rate schedule for each class of service. Charges consist of a monthly Service Availability Charge, energy charge (kWh), demand charge (kW) (when applicable), outdoor lighting (when applicable), purchased power cost adjustment (PPCA) (when applicable), late fees and taxes.
Rate 1 - Residential & Religious
Service Availability - $29.00 per month
Energy Charge ………………….. $0.1084 per kWh
Rate 3 - General Service/Single Phase
Service Availability - $30.00 per month
Energy Charge ………………… $0.1066 per kWh
Rate 7 - General Service/Three Phase
Service Availability - $42.00 per month
Energy Charge ……………….. $0.1066 per kWh
Rate 5 - Large Power Service
Service Availability - $127.00 per month
Energy Charge……………. $0.0537 per kWh
Demand Charge……………. $15.24 per kW