General Service Demand Rate
RATE SCHEDULE GSD
GENERAL SERVICE DEMAND ELECTRIC SERVICE
The Miami-Cass County Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) shall charge and collect for general service demand electric service on the following bases of availability, application, character of service, monthly rate, minimum charge, purchased power cost adjustment clause, and tax adjustment.
This schedule is available to any member of the REMC located within the territory served by Miami-Cass County Rural Electric Membership Corporation.
This schedule is applicable to all electric service required for lighting, power, and any other purpose with a maximum monthly demand greater than 100 KW but less than 500 KW for which no other specific rate schedule is applicable.
CHARACTER OF SERVICE:
Service under this schedule shall be single phase or three phase, 60 Hertz, alternating current at the REMC’s available standard voltages. All service required on the premises by the member will be supplied through one meter. Standby or resale service is not permitted hereunder.
Facilities Charge: ........................................................... $66.00 per month
All KW of billing demand per month @............................ $9.25 per KW
All kWh of billing energy......................................... $0.073500 per kWh
Determination of Billing Demand:
The billing demand for any month shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the member for any period of fifteen (15) consecutive minutes during the month for which the bill is rendered. The demand shall be as indicated or recorded by suitable recording instruments provided by the REMC and adjusted for power factor as provided below.
Purchased Power Cost Adjustment:
The amount computed at the above monthly rate shall be adjusted plus or minus by an amount calculated in accordance with the formula specified in the Miami-Cass County Rural Electric Membership Corporation’s Purchased Power Cost Adjustment Clause (Appendix A) which is a part of the “Monthly Rate” of this rate schedule.
The amount computed at the above monthly rate as adjusted by the application of the purchased power cost adjustment clause shall be subject to taxes, assessments, and surcharges imposed by any governmental authority.
The member agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practical. The REMC reserves the right to measure such power factor at any time. Should such measurements indicated that the power factor is less than ninety percent (90%), then the demand for billing purposes will be adjusted for average monthly lagging power factor by multiplying the demand as indicated or recorded on the demand meter by ninety percent (90%) and divided by the percent power factor.
Minimum Monthly Charge:
The minimum monthly charge shall be the greater of the facilities charge plus the demand charge, contract amount or one dollar ($1.00) per kVA of installed transformer capacity.
Primary Metering Discount:
If the electrical energy furnished under rate schedule is metered on the primary side of the service transformers, the REMC shall deduct 1 1/2% of the kilowatt hours metered before computing the bill.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
- Service shall be provided in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Miami-Cass County Rural Electric Membership Corporation’s Service Policies and Bylaws.
- The terms of payment shall be in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Miami-Cass County Rural Electric Membership Corporation’s Service Policies and Bylaws. This policy includes the restriction of payment by Credit and Debit Cards.
- All motors or apparatuses with a starting current in excess of 200 amperes at 240 volts shall require REMC approval.
- The REMC may require corrective measures or devices for any motor or apparatus which in the opinion of the REMC will cause voltage fluctuation to other members. Unless otherwise permitted, the maximum primary voltage fluctuation will be three percent (3%). The load shall conform to the latest addition of IEEE 519 for harmonic and voltage distortion.
- All wiring, pole line and other electrical equipment beyond the metering device or weather head shall be consider the distribution system of the member; therefore, it shall be furnished and maintained by the member.