Central Alberta Rural Electrification Association Ltd - rate schedules

By: Carea  09-12-2011

2011 Central Alberta Rural Electrification Association Limited Rate Schedule, effective April 1, 2011:

Basic rate (rate 370)

Operating and monthly rates – 5 kVA: $49.53; 7.5 kVA: $61.48; 10 kVA: $70.89; 15 kVA: $90.40; 25 kVA: $126.78; >25 kVA: $3.56

Capacity charge per month: $3.56 per kVA

Demand services are billed at a minimum of 65 per cent of transformer capacity or 25 kVA, whichever is greater

Idle rate (rate 372)

The monthly billing charge is based on the transformer size.

Operating cost for a 3 kVA to 15 kVA transformer: $43.22; for a 25 kVA transformer: $49.53

Demand services are billed at 50 per cent of minimum monthly demand, rounded to the nearest actual transformer size

Grain dryer rate (rate 470)

Operating and monthly rates – 5 kVA: $40.52; 7.5 kVA: $47.77; 10 kVA: $52.89; 15 kVA: $63.52; 25 kVA: $82.72; >25 kVA: $1.87

Capacity charge per month: $1.87 per kVA

Grain drying service is available for use September through January only

Demand services are billed at a minimum of 50 per cent of transformer capacity or 25 kVA, whichever is greater

Irrigation rate (rate 570)

Operating and monthly rates – 5 kVA: $49.53; 7.5 kVA: $61.48; 10 kVA: $70.89; 15 kVA: $90.40; 25 kVA: $126.78; >25 kVA: $3.56

Capacity charge per month: $3.56 per kVA

Demand services are billed at a minimum of 50 per cent of transformer capacity or 25 kVA, whichever is greater

Load settlement is included in operating cost and minimum kVA billed on all services is based on a 35 amp or 5 kVA, for basic, grain dryer and irrigation rates.

Co-operative Energy Rate: Rate 370, 377, 470 and 570 - 0.0795

UFE = 8 per cent added to Energy Billed: Rate 370, 377, 470 and 570 - 8.77 per cent

Sysa: Rate 370, 377, 470 and 570 - 0.020405

Miscellaneous services:

Per tree (three-year cycle): $1.01 per tree, per month (increased by COLA every April)

Brush per square meter: $0.335 per square meter, per month (increased by COLA every April)

Meter reads: $44 per read

Disconnect/reconnect charge: $94

Overtime reconnect charge: $188

Fee if lineman collects on site: $63

Charge to go on/off idle billing: $63

Terms and conditions of service: A late payment charge of 2 per cent per month is applied to all accounts that are past due.

CAREA's Co-operative Energy Rate, for the past 12 months as well as currently, has been 7.95 cents per kWh.

The RRO Energy Rates for the last 12 months, and for previous years, are listed below:

2011

December

21.456 cents/KWh

November 11.452 cents/KWh

October

16.502 cents/KWh

September

12.825 cents/ KWh

August

17.276 cents/KWh

July

14.296 cents/KWh

June

8.606 cents/KWh

May

7.213 cents/KWh

April

14.489 cents/KWh

March 

11.315 cents/KWh

February

11.315 cents/KWh

January

9.767   cents/KWh

2010

January

6.912 cents/KWh

February

6.717 cents/KWh

March

7.033 cents/KWh

April

6.430 cents/KWh

May

7.312 cents/KWh

June

8.038 cents/KWh

July

10.181 cents/KWh

August

9.809 cents/KWh

September

7.612 cents/KWh

October

6.624 cents/KWh

November

6.653 cents/KWh

December

8.374 cents /KWh

2009

January

10.373 cents/kwh

February

10.746 cents/kwh

March

9.064 cents/kwh

April

7.724 cents/kwh

May

7.423 cents/kwh

June

6.918 cents/kwh

July

8.547 cents/kwh

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011


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