COMMERCIAL SERVICES

COMMERCIAL SERVICES – 50-249KW

Available for commercial members using either single phase or three phase service who are located within the area served by the Association, subject to the rules and regulations of the Association.

Applicability
This rate shall apply to general service, single phase and three phase service where metered demand is 50 kW or greater but less than 250 kW for a minimum of 3 months out of a rolling 12 month period.

Character of Service
Single and three phase, 60 hertz, at available secondary voltages. Three phase, 60 hertz, at primary distribution voltage.

Service at Primary Voltage
If service is furnished at primary distribution voltage, a discount of 2% shall apply to the demand and energy charges. All wiring, pole lines, and other electrical equipment beyond the metering point will be considered the distribution system of the consumer and will be furnished and maintained by the consumer, provided, however, the service may be metered at secondary voltage and adjusted to primary metering by adding the estimated transformer losses to the metered kilowatt hours and kilowatt demand.

Determination of Demand
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the consumer during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter and adjusted for power factor, as more particularly provided herein.

Determination of Monthly Charges
A monthly charge will be made and billed to the consumer based on the demand history of the account. The demand history of the account is the highest demand indicated or recorded by a demand meter. If the consumer does not have three (3) previous months of recorded use, which has been indicated or recorded by a demand meter, the initial and succeeding months shall be used by the Association to determine demand until three (3) months of use has been established.

In the event the demand history is within 50 kW – 249 kW the following shall apply:

  • Monthly Basic Service Charge – $30.00
  • Demand charge – $2.00
  • Energy charge – $0.09214
    All kilowatt-hours used, per kwh
  • A Power Cost Adjustment will be included in accordance with Schedule PCA.

Minimum Monthly Charge
The minimum monthly charge to the consumer under this rate shall be the higher of the following:

  1. $30.00; or
  2. A charge of a $1.25 per kVA of transformer capacity; or
  3. The minimum monthly charge as specified in the contract for service, if applicable.

Temporary Service
Temporary service to consumers at locations such as construction sites, fairs or carnivals shall be supplied in accordance with the rate schedule, except that the consumer shall pay in addition thereto the total cost of connecting and disconnecting service, less the aggregate value of materials returned to stock. A deposit may be required for the total amount of the= mestimated bill for services, including but not limited to the costs of connection and disconnection.

Terms of Payment

All charges are due and payable on or before the date stated on the bill. If not paid on or before this date, a late charge of 2.5% of the initial unpaid balance and 1.5% per month thereafter on remaining unpaid balance will be assessed to the Small Commercial consumer. Service will be discontinued after due notice pursuant to Association policy.

Taxes, Fees, Etc.
Any tax, franchise fee, or other similar charge, however denominated, will be recovered by a surcharge only upon those consumers receiving service within the boundaries of the district and/or municipality imposing such tax or fee.

LARGE COMMERCIAL – GREATER THAN 250KW

Available for commercial members using either single phase or three phase service who are located within the area served by the Association, subject to the rules and regulations of the Association.

Applicability
Applicable to service where measured demand is equal to or greater than 250 kW for a minimum of 3 months out of a rolling 12 month period.

Character of Service
Single and three phase, 60 hertz, at available secondary voltages. Three phase, 60 hertz, at primary distribution voltage.

Service at Primary Voltage
If service is furnished at primary distribution voltage, a discount of 2% shall apply to the demand and energy charges. All wiring, pole lines, and other electrical equipment beyond the metering point will be considered the distribution system of the consumer and will be furnished and maintained by the consumer, provided, however, the service may be metered at secondary voltage and adjusted to primary metering by adding the estimated transformer losses to the metered kilowatt hours and kilowatt demand.

Determination of Demand
The billing demand shall be the maximum kilowatt demand established by the consumer during the month for which the bill is rendered, as indicated or recorded by a demand meter and adjusted for power factor, as more particularly provided herein.

Power Factor Adjustment
The consumer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as possible. When the average power factor is less than 90% lagging, as determined under actual load conditions, the kilowatt measured demand for each month will be increased by the percentage points that the average power factor is less than 90% lagging.

Determination of Monthly Charges
A monthly charge will be made and billed to the consumer based on the demand history of the account.

The demand history of the account is the highest demand indicated or recorded by a demand meter.

If the consumer does not have three (3) previous months of recorded use, which has been indicated or recorded by a demand meter, the initial and succeeding months shall be used by the Association to determine demand until three (3) months of use has been established.

In the event the demand history is within 250 kW or greater, the following shall apply:

  • Monthly Basic Service Charge – $30.00
  • Demand charge – $2.00
  • Energy charge – $0.09214
    All kilowatt-hours used, per kwh
  • A Power Cost Adjustment will be included in accordance with Schedule PCA.

Minimum Monthly Charge
The minimum monthly charge to the consumer under this rate shall be the higher of the following:

  1. $30.00; or
  2. A charge of 75 cents per kVA of transformer capacity; or
  3. The minimum monthly charge as specified in the contract for service, if applicable.

Temporary Service
Temporary service to consumers at locations such as construction sites, fairs or carnivals shall be supplied in accordance with the rate schedule, except that the consumer shall pay in addition thereto the total cost of connecting and disconnecting service, less the aggregate value of materials returned to stock. A deposit may be required for the total amount of the estimated bill for services, including but not limited to the costs of connection and disconnection.

Time of Use Rate Option
Upon request a time of use rate option will be considered upon completion of a feasibility analysis. All requests will be considered on a case by case basis.

Terms of Payment
All charges are due and payable on or before the date stated on the bill. If not paid on or before this date, a late charge of 2.5% of the initial unpaid balance and 1.5% per month thereafter on remaining unpaid balance will be assessed to the Large Commercial consumer. Service will be discontinued after due notice pursuant to Association policy.

Taxes, Fees, Etc.
Any tax, franchise fee, or other similar charge, however denominated, will be recovered by a surcharge only upon those consumers receiving service within the boundaries of the district and/or municipality imposing such tax or fee.

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800 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, NV 89048

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