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Electric Rates and Prices from Templeton Municipal Light and Water
 
Electric Rates & Prices:
 
Rates & Prices Explained, Below.
 
(Effective January 1, 2018)


Schedule A-3
Purchased Power Cost Adjustment

MDTE #132

When stated in the electric rate schedule, there shall be included a Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA), in addition to the other charges, representative of the purchased power charges paid by the Templeton Municipal Light Plant (TMLP).

The PPCA rate per Kilowatt-Hour (KWH) shall be computed by utilizing the total cost of purchased power paid by TMLP to its supplier for the period, adjusted for the previous month’s recovery, divided by the total KWH of energy anticipated to be billed by TMLP for the period. The PPCA rate shall be calculated to the nearest hundredth of a cent ($0.0001) in the following manner:

   A. Total Purchased Power cost including NEPOOL interchange charged to Accounts #555 and #557 (*) for the month divided by:

   B. Estimated KWH to be sold during the month will be compared to:

   C. Base period cost of purchased power per KWH sold plus the generation charge in effect at the time, amounting to $0.0794 per KWH sold.

The difference between the base cost and the annual cost per KWH estimated to be sold will be applied in the monthly billing period. The PPCA be calculated as follows:

   PPCA = [A / B] – C = [A / B] - $0.0794

(*) An adjustment to the purchased power cost shall be made monthly reflect the difference between estimated and actual purchased power costs and KWH sold in the prior period in order to recover or credit any under-collection or over-collection of purchased power charges.

Schedule NYPA
NYPA Hydropower Credit

MDTE #136

1. Availability:
Residential customers will receive a credit equal to the number of KWH billed during the month multiplied by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Hydropower Credit Rate determined each month as follows:

NYPA = [(TC – NC) / (PK – NK) * NK] / [PK]

Where:

NYPA is the NYPA Hydropower Credit Rate for the month

TC is the Total Purchased Power cost including NEPOOL Interchange charged to Accounts #555 and #557 for the month.

NC is the total cost of hydropower from the New York Power Authority for the month.

PK is the total KWH of power purchased for the month.

NK is the total KWH purchased from the New York Power Authority for the month.
Schedule A-1
Residential

MDTE #143

1. Availability:

A. For all customers whose consumption is for residential purposes only

B. For churches and adjacent church-owned buildings for all religious and residential purposes

2. Rates:

DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $3.75 per Month
Distribution Charge $0.0662 per KWH
Transmission Charge $0.0286 per KWH
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0477 per KWH

3. Discount:
$0.0100 per KWH for lighting customers if paid within ten (10) days of date of invoice (not applicable on minimum charge or when there are amounts in arrears)

4. Minimum Charge:
The minimum charge under the above rate will be the customer charge of three dollars and seventy-five cents ($3.75) per month.

5. Reconnection Charge:
The reconnection charge will be twenty dollars ($20.00) during normal business operation hours, 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Any meter reconnected outside of the above hours or on a weekend or on a holiday will only be performed at a cost of two hundred dollars ($200.00) with permission from the manager or his designee. If a bucket truck is required during any meter disconnect/reconnect for safety purposes the customer will be responsible for the cost including minimum call pay as directed by the employees’ union contract.

6. Seasonal Customers:
Meters will not be read and customers will not be billed from November to May. The May bill will reflect the minimum charge per month for the number of months the meter is not read. The reconnection charge will be fifty dollars ($50.00).

7. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.

8. NYPA Hydropower Adjustment Clause:
The TMLP Hydropower Adjustment Clause, MDTE #136, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.

9. Demand Charge:
If during any billing period the measured demand registration exceeds ten (10) Kilowatts (KW) there will be an additional charge of eight dollars ($8.00) per KW for each KW in excess of ten (10).
Schedule C-1
Large Commercial/Industrial/Municipal

MDTE #144

1. Availability:
For all customers whose consumption of electricity exceeds an average monthly usage of ten thousand (10,000) KWH over a one (1) year period and for all municipal power customers requiring three (3) phase service

2. Rates:
Part I. Applicable to all C-1 customers whose average monthly demand does not exceed one thousand five hundred (1,500) KW

DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $17.25 per Month
Distribution Demand Charge $8.00 per KW
Distribution Energy Charge $0.0337 per KWH
Transmission Energy Charge $0.0282 per KWH
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0463 per KWH

Part II. Applicable to all C-1 customers whose average monthly demand exceeds one thousand five hundred (1,500) KW

DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $17.25 per Month
Distribution Demand Charge $8.00 per KW
Distribution Energy Charge $0.0338 per KWH Transmission Energy Charge $0.0226 per KWH
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0340 per KWH

3. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.

4. High Voltage Metering Adjusment:
The TMLP reserves the right to determine the metering installation. Where the service is metered at the TMLP’s supply line voltage, but in no case less than two thousand four hundred (2,400) Volts, thereby saving the TMLP transformer losses, a discount of one percent (1%) will be allowed from the amount determined under the preceding provisions. Such discount is exclusive of the PPCA and Generation Charge.

5. Credit for High Voltage Delivery:
If a customer accepts delivery at the TMLP’s supply line voltage, not less than two thousand four hundred (2,400) Volts, and the TMLP is saved the cost of installing any transformer and associated equipment, a credit of thirty cents ($0.30) per KW of billing demand per month shall be allowed against the amount determined under the preceding provisions.

6. Demand:
The demand for each month under ordinary load conditions shall be the greatest of the following:

A. The highest fifteen (15) minute peak occurring during such month as measured in KW, OR ninety percent (90%) of the greatest fifteen (15) minute peak occurring during such month as measured in Kilovolt- Amperes (KVA), OR

B. Eighty percent (80%) of the greatest demand as so determined above during the preceding eleven (11) months.

7. Seasonal Service:
For all seasonal services there will be a reconnection charge of one hundred thirty dollars ($100.00).

8. Terms:
Net thirty (30) days from date of bill. A monthly interest charge of one-and-a-half percent (1.5%) annual percentage rate (APR) will be added to unpaid balance appearing on the bill.
Schedule C-3
Small Commercial/Industrial/Municipal

MDTE #145

1. Availability:
For all customers whose consumption of electricity is other than residential and whose consumption of electricity does not exceed an average monthly usage of two thousand (2,000) KWH over a one (1) year period

2. Rates:
DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $7.75 per Month
Distribution Energy Charge $0.0389 per KWH
Transmission Energy Charge $0.0277 per KWH
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0463 per KWH

3. Minimum Charge:
The minimum charge under the above rate will be the customer charge of seven dollars and seventy-five cents ($7.75) per month.

4. Reconnection Charge:
The reconnection charge will be one hundred dollars ($100.00) during normal business operation hours, 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Any meter reconnected outside of the above hours or on a weekend or on a holiday will only be performed at a cost of two hundred dollars ($200.00) with permission from the manager or his designee. If a bucket truck is required during any meter disconnect/reconnect for safety purposes the customer will be responsible for the cost including minimum call pay as directed by the employees’ union contract.

5. Seasonal Service:
For all seasonal services there will be a reconnection charge of one hundred thirty-eight dollars ($100.00).

6. Terms:
Net thirty (30) days from date of bill; monthly interest charge of one-and-a-half percent (1.5%) annual percentage rate (APR) will be added to unpaid balance appearing on the bill.

7. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.
Schedule C-4
Medium Commercial/Industrial/Municipal
MDTE #147


1. Availability:
For all customers whose consumption of electricity is other than residential and whose consumption of electricity exceeds and average monthly usage of two thousand (2,000) KWH but does not exceed ten thousand (10,000) KWH over a one (1) year period

2. Rates:
DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $7.75 per Month
Distribution Demand Charge $8.00 per KW
Distribution Energy Charge $0.0119 per KWH
Transmission Energy Charge $0.0272 per KWH
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0458 per KWH

3. Minimum Charge:
The minimum charge under the above rate will be the customer charge of seven dollars and seventy-five cents ($7.75) per month.

4. Reconnection Charge:
The reconnection charge will be one hundred dollars ($100.00) during normal business operation hours, 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Any meter reconnected outside of the above hours or on a weekend or on a holiday will only be performed at a cost of two hundred dollars ($200.00) with permission from the manager or his designee. If a bucket truck is required during any meter disconnect/reconnect for safety purposes the customer will be responsible for the cost including minimum call pay as directed by the employees’ union contract.

5. Seasonal Service:
For all seasonal services there will be a reconnection charge of one hundred thirty-eight dollars ($100.00).

6. Terms:
Net thirty (30) days from date of bill; monthly interest charge of one-and-a-half percent (1.5%) annual percentage rate (APR) will be added to unpaid balance appearing on the bill.

7. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.
Schedule T-3
Commercial/Industrial/Municipal Time-of-Use
MDTE #146


1. Availability:
For all customers presently taking service or eligible to take service under the TMLP’s Schedule C-3 and having sufficient off-peak usage to make this rate more economical than Schedule C-3. Service under this schedule will be subject to the discretion of the TMLP.

2. Rates:
DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $7.75 per Month
Distribution Demand Charge $8.00 per KW
Distribution Energy Charge
On-Peak $0.0121 per KWH
Off-Peak $0.0216 per KWH

Transmission Charge
On-Peak $0.0294 per KWH
Off-Peak $0.0146 per KWH

Renewable Charge $0.0005 per KWH

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0361 per KWH

3. On-Peak and Off-Peak Periods:
On-Peak hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily on Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Holidays are: New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Columbus Day, Labor Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holidays will be the nationally-observed day.

4. Minimum Charge:
The minimum charge under the above rate will be the customer charge of seven dollars and seventy–five cents ($7.75) per month.

5. Time-of-Use Metering:
Customers taking service under this rate must have a suitable meter capable of registering demand and energy in the defined on-peak and off-peak periods. If such metering is not already present the customer will be charged the full cost of installing the required metering.

6. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The PPCA will be adjusted periodically in accordance with the TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132.

7. High Voltage Metering Adjustment:
The TMLP reserves the right to determine the metering installation. Where service is metered at the TMLP’s supply line voltage, but in no case less than two thousand four hundred (2,400) Volts, thereby saving the TMLP transformer losses, a discount of one percent (1%) will be allowed from the amount determined under the preceding provisions.

8. Terms:
Net thirty (30) days from date of bill. A monthly interest charge of one-and-a-half percent (1.5%) annual percentage rate (APR) will be added to unpaid balance appearing on the bill.
Schedule N-1
Residential Net Metering
MDTE #148


1. Availability:

A. For all distributed solar generation up to a maximum of ten (10) Kilowatts AC that is for residential purposes only.

B. For all distributed solar generation up to ten (10) KW AC that is for churches and adjacent church-owned buildings and/or for all religious and residential purposes.

2. Rates:

DELIVERY:
Customer Charge $3.75 per Month
Distribution Charge $0.0662 per Net KWH Delivered
Transmission Charge $0.0286 per Net KWH Delivered
Renewable Charge $0.0005 per Net KWH Delivered

SUPPLY:
Generation Charge $0.0477 per Net KWH Delivered

DISTRIBUTED GENERATION CREDITS:
Transmission Credit $0.0286 per Net KWH Received
Generation Credit Per Net KWH Received, the generation credit shall be equal to the previous billing month’s On-Peak LMP (Locational Marginal Price) in ISO New England’s WCMA Load Zone.

3. Discount:
One cent ($0.0100) per KWH for lighting customers if paid within ten (10) days of date of invoice not applicable on minimum charge or when there are amounts in arrears

4. Minimum Charge:
The minimum charge under the above rate will be the customer charge of three dollars and seventy-five cents ($3.75) per month.

5. Reconnection Charge:
The reconnection charge will be twenty dollars ($20.00) during normal reconnect hours, 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Any meter reconnected outside of the above hours or on a weekend or on a holiday will only be performed at a cost of two hundred dollars ($200.00) with permission from the manager or his designee. If a bucket truck is required during any meter disconnect/reconnect for safety purposes the customer will be responsible for the cost including minimum call pay as directed by the employees’ union contract.

6. Seasonal Customers:
Meters will not be read and customers will not be billed from November to May. The May bill will reflect the minimum charge per month for the number of months the meter is not read. The reconnection charge will be fifty dollars ($50.00).

7. Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):
The TMLP’s PPCA, MDTE #132, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.

8. NYPA Hydropower Adjustment Clause:
The TMLP’s Hydropower Adjustment Clause, MDTE #136, will apply to all KWH sold under this schedule.

9. Demand Charge:
If during any billing period the measured demand registration exceeds ten (10) KW then there will be an additional charge of eight dollars ($8.00) per KW for each KW in excess of ten (10).
Schedule C-2
Residential/Commercial/Industrial Private Area Lighting
MDTE #149


1. Availability

For all customers taking electric service under any of the Light Plant’s existing rate schedules A-1, C-1, C-3, C-4, T-3, N-1, private area lighting may be installed per the customer’s request in accordance with this rate schedule C-2. All private area lights will be charged per the tariff below:

100-Watt HPS Roadway Fixture $ 4.78 per Month
150-Watt HPS Roadway Fixture $ 7.04 per Month
250-Watt HPS Floodlight Fixture $ 11.70 per Month
400-Watt HPS Floodlight Fixture $ 18.86 per Month
1,000-Watt HPS Floodlight Fixture $ 43.94 per Month
30’ Class 5 Utility Pole (if necessary) $ 2.00 per Month

2. Term

All private light fixtures installed under this Schedule C-2 shall be billed for a minimum of one (1) year from the time the customer has signed his/her area lighting agreement.
 
   
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