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Irrigation

Effective for January 1, 2019

Type of Service

Single phase or three phase, 60 cycles, at available secondary voltage.

Availability

Available to all members, upon application, where the cooperative's line facilities are adequate, or can feasibly be made adequate, for irrigation pumping.  

Rate Options

Historical Irrigation Rate

         Three Phase Single Phase

Base Rate

Demand Charge     

Energy Charge       

     $408.00/season

$1.00/kw

$0.08840/kwh

     $336.00/season

$1.00/kw

$0.08840/kwh

Prepayment

The prepayment will be the base rate plus the HP charge ($19.00/nameplate HP for all HP over 15 for three phase and $19.00/nameplate HP for all HP over 11 for single phase).  Drive motors will be assessed based upon 1/4 HP/tower.   

Method of Payment

Prepayments are billed in April and must be paid in advance of irrigating.  The annual bill for usage is sent out in November.  In the event that the prepayment is more than the annual bill, the amount paid, less the base rate and demand and energy charges, will be subject to refund, transfer, or applied to subsequent year's contract, at the member's option.  If the member does not express preference, the credit will be held over  to the following year's contract.

Budget Irrigation Rate

  Three Phase   Single Phase

Base Rate

Demand Charge     

Energy Charge   

     $408.00/season

$1.00/kw

$0.08840/kwh

     $336.00/season

$1.00/kw

$0.08840/kwh

Prepayment

The prepayment will be the base rate plus $19.00/nameplate HP for all HP over 15 for three phase and $19.00/nameplate for all HP over 11 for single phase. Drive motors will be assessed based upon 1/4 HP/tower.   

Method of Payment

Prepayments must be paid in six equal monthly payments beginning in April.  The annual bill will be sent out in November.  In the event that the prepayment is more than the annual bill, the amount paid, less the base rate and demand and energy charges, will be subject to refund, transfer, or applied to subsequent year's contract, at the member's option.  If the member does not express preference, the credit will be held over  to the following year's contract.

Electronically-Read Irrigation Rate

  Three Phase   Single Phase

Base Rate

Demand Charge     

Energy Charge     

 $34/month

$1.00/kw

       $0.08540/kwh

$28/month

$1.00/kw

       $0.08540/kwh

Method of Payment

Readings will be received electronically on the 1st day of each month with statements generated and mailed on or around the 11th day of each month.  Payments will be due upon receipt of statement and past due after the last day of that month.

Applicable to All Rate Options

Power Factor Adjustment

The consumer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable.  At the option of the cooperative the power factor and KW demand of the consumer shall be measured and the monthly bills adjusted.  Such adjustment shall be made by increasing the bills by 1% of each 1% by which the average power factor is less than 95% lagging.  At the request of the cooperative the consumer agrees to apply corrective measures to his load to bring the average power factor to 95% lagging, or higher.

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