City of Holdrege, Electric Rates

Effective January-08-13

Residential

Availability – This schedule is available within the corporate limits through a single meter as a single phase secondary voltage for one-family residences or their equivalent for all residential uses of electric service. Service may be supplied under this rate to multifamily dwellings, apartment houses and mobile homes. This rate shall not apply to any commercial establishments.

Ancillary charges ECA, M2, S1, F1 plus:

1. Summer, all kWh at $0.0855
2. Winter, first 800 kWh at $0.0855
over 800 kWh at $0.0775

Rural

Availability – This schedule is available outside the corporate limits through a single meter at a single phase secondary voltage for one-family residences or their equivalent for all residential uses of electric service. Service may be supplied under this rate to multifamily dwellings, apartment houses and mobile homes. This rate shall not apply to any commercial establishments.

Ancillary charges ECA, M3, F1 plus:

1. Summer, all kWh at $0.0875
2. Winter, first 800 kWh at $0.0895
over 800 kWh at $0.0795

Commercial

Availability – This schedule is available through a single meter at a secondary voltage, either single phase or three phases, for all commercial lighting and power purposes and for multifamily use. This rate is not available except where all consumption is measured through a single meter and necessary wiring arrangements as required by the City are made by the user.

Ancillary charges ECA, M4 or M5,  S2, F1 plus:

1. Summer, all kWh at $0.0905
2. Winter, first 500 kWh at $0.0905
over 500 kWh at $0.0855
Commercial Demand

Availability – This rate applies to commercial customers whose monthly usage exceeds 25,000 kWh for any 4 consecutive months or whose demand exceeds 150 kW for 2 consecutive months during the summer period.

Ancillary charges ECA, M6, S2, F1 plus:

1. Summer, demand at $16.00 per kW
2. Summer, first 20,000 kWh at $0.0425
over 20,000 kWh at $0.0335
3. Winter, demand at $15.00 per kW
4. Winter, first 20,000 kWh at $0.0425
over 20,000 kWh at $0.0335

Commercial Space and Water Heating

Availability – (1) Service shall be through a single meter either single phase or three phase. (2) Electric space heating or electric motor operated air conditioning equipment only may be connected.

Ancillary charges ECA, M4, S2, F1 plus:

1. Summer, all kWh at $0.0905
2. Winter, all kWh at $0.0875

Industrial

Availability – Through a single meter for industrial power services. This rate applies to customers whose monthly usage exceeds 2,000,000 kWh for any 6 consecutive months or whose demand exceeds 5,000 kW for any 3 consecutive months.

Actual wholesale cost, plus ancillary charge M7, plus 10% adder

Full Control Irrigation

Irrigation system will only be allowed to operate during off-peak hours (Mon-Sat 10:00 pm-10:00 am) and all day on Sundays and holidays. Minimum bill from June-September = Horsepower charge.

Ancillary charges ECA, H1, M-4, F1 plus:

1. All kWh at $0.0645

Partial Control Irrigation

Irrigation system will only be subject to interruptions during the hours of 10:00 am-10:00 pm (Mon-Sat) when City is in load control as directed by NPPD (days when City’s power levels are being exceeded). Minimum bill from June-September = Horsepower charge.

Ancillary charges ECA, H2, M4 or M5, F1 plus:

1. All kWh at $0.0645

No Control Irrigation

Irrigation system will have power available 100% with exception of power outages. Minimum bill June-September = Horsepower charge.

Ancillary charges ECA, H3, M4 or M5, F1 plus:

1. All kWh at $0.0645

Winter / Grain Drying

Ancillary charges ECA, M4, F1 plus:

1. Winter, All kWh at $0.0855
2. Summer, All kWh at $0.0895

Municipal Wells

Ancillary charges ECA, M1 plus:

1. Winter, All kWh at $0.0745
2. Summer, All kWh at $0.0785

Security Lighting

Type of Light Monthly Fee
100 watt high pressure sodium vapor lamp $3.27
150 watt high pressure sodium vapor lamp $5.24
250 watt high pressure sodium vapor lamp $8.01
400 watt high pressure sodium vapor lamp $12.24

General Information

  1. Where metering is on the primary side of supply transformers for industrial customers, the kilowatts and kilowatt-hours as recorded on the meter shall be increased by 2% to reflect transformation and line losses.
  2. The summer period for irrigation covers billings June-September. The winter period for irrigation covers billings from October-May. The summer period for all other rate types covers billings from June-October. The winter period for all other rate types covers billings from November-May.
  3. Load control – Customer has signed a Load Control Agreement form which will allow the city to install load control equipment on selected compressor and motor loads at their facility.
  4. Connection / Re-connection fees – All new accounts will be charged a connection fee at the rate of CE1. Re-connection fees are billed at the rate of CE1. Re-connection fees are billed at the rate set in the Schedule of Fees.
  5. Late payment fees – If payment is not received within fifteen days of a bill being rendered a fee of 6% of the amount of the bill will be charged. A bill is considered rendered when it is deposited in the US mail with postage prepaid or when delivered to the last known address of the responsible party.

Ancillary Charges

Effective January 11, 2013 all electrical rates will be increased by $0.0015/KWh plus any other applicable Ancillary Charges. (City of Holdrege Resolution 2013-01)
ECA=Energy Cost Adjustment (calculated monthly)
F1 = Franchise fee of 5.0% of total electric bill before taxes
H1 = Horsepower charge of $10.00 per connected horsepower per season
H2 = Horsepower charge of $20.00 per connected horsepower per season
H3 = Horsepower charge of $75.00 per connected horsepower per season
M1 = Meter charge of $6.00 per month
M2 = Meter charge of $8.00 per month
M3 = Meter charge of $11.00 per month
M4 = Meter charge of $12.00 per month (Single phase service)
M5 = Meter charge of $20.00 per month (Three phase service)
M6 = Meter charge of $45.00 per month
M7 = Meter charge of $200.00 per month
S1 = Street lighting charge of $1.27 per month
S2 = Street lighting charge of $3.80 per month