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CP-4 Industrial Power Time-Of-Day


This rate will be applied to customers for all types of service if their monthly Maximum Measured Demand is in excess of 1,000 kilowatts (kW) per month for three or more months in a consecutive 12-month period unless the customer exceeds the application conditions of the large power time-of-day schedule.

Customers billed on this rate shall continue to be billed on this rate until their monthly Maximum Measured Demand is less than 1,000 kW per month for 12 consecutive months. The utility shall offer customers billed on this rate a one-time option to continue to be billed on this rate for another 12 months if their monthly Maximum Measured Demand is less than 1,000 kW per month. However, this option shall be offered with the provision that the customer waives all rights to billing adjustments arising from a claim that the bill for service would be less on another rate schedule than under this rate schedule.

Customer Charge

$210.00 per month

Distributed Demand Charge

$1.50 per kW of distribution demand.

Demand Charge

$8.00 per kW of on-peak billed demand.

Energy Charge

  • On-peak: $0.0755 per kWh
  • Off-peak: $0.0581 per kWh

Public Benefits Charge

$50.00 Monthly Charge

Purchase Cost Adjustment Clause (PCAC)

Charge per all kWh, varies monthly. (See schedule PCAC)

Pricing Periods

8:00AM to 9:00PM, prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding those days designated as legal holidays for New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

All hours not enumerated as on-peak hours.

Minimum Monthly Bill

The minimum monthly bill shall be equal to the customer charge, plus the customer demand charge.


The monthly bill for service will be subject to the following discounts applied in the sequence listed below.

Primary Metering Discount: Customers metered on the primary side of the transformer shall be given a 2.00% discount on the monthly energy charge and demand charge. The PCAC and the monthly customer charge will not be eligible for the primary metering discount.

Transformer Ownership Discount: Customers who own and maintain their own transformers or substations shall be given a credit of $0.25 per kW of billed demand. Customer-owned substation equipment shall be operated and maintained by the customer. Support and substation equipment is subject to utility inspection and approval.

Determination of Maximum Measured Demand and On-peak Maximum Demand

The Maximum Measured Demand in any month shall be that demand in kilowatts necessary to supply the average kilowatt-hours in 15 consecutive minutes of greatest consumption of electricity during each month. Such Maximum Measured Demand shall be determined from readings of permanently installed meters or, at the option of the utility, by any standard methods or meters. Said demand meter shall be reset to zero when the meter is read each month. The Maximum Measured Demand that occurs during the On-peak period shall be the On-peak Maximum Demand.

Determination of Distribution Demand

The Distribution Demand shall be the highest monthly Maximum Demand occuring in the current month or preceding 11-month period.

Determination of On-Peak Billed Demand

When the averavge Monthly Power Factor is equal to or greater than 90 percent, the On-peak maximum Demand shall be the On-peak Billed Demand..

When the Average Monthly Power Factor is less than 90 percent, the On-peak Maximum Demand shall be adjusted to obtain the On-peak Billed Demand. On-peak Billed Demand shall be determined each month by the following formula:

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The Average Monthly Power Factor is obtained by the following formula, where A = monthly use of kilowatt-hours and B = monthly use of lagging reactive kilovolt-ampere-hours as obtained from a reactive component meter. Any reactive component meter used shall be equipped with ratchets to prevent registration of leading Power Factor.

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A complete set of Authorized Rates and Rules
is available at the Utility Office.