Miscellaneous Fees

Membership Fee

Each applicant for new electric service pays a $5 membership fee when the first service connection is requested. The $5 membership fee is refundable upon termination of service. Membership may be in an individual name or joint with a spouse, joint property owner, or co-resident.

Standard Trip Charge

As described below, a trip charge fee shall be assessed for each new connection (on the next business day or thereafter), reconnection, transfer, disconnection for non-payment, outdoor lighting request (excluding routine outdoor lighting maintenance), or any additional trips. A trip can be a physical trip, electronic read or electronic connect/disconnect/reconnect.

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. — $35
5:00 p.m.-9 p.m. and weekends or holidays — $100

Same-Day Trip Charge

As described below, the same-day trip charge and shall apply to all new account services requiring connection on the same day.

Same-day trip charge for new account service — $100

Returned Check Charge

The cooperative shall charge for each check that is dishonored and returned to the cooperative. The amount of the charge shall be based on the amount of the returned check:

  • Check for less than $50 — $25
  • Check for $50-$299.99 — $30
  • Check for $300 or more — $40

Late Payment Charge

A penalty of $5 or 5% (whichever is greater) is assessed for accounts with a past due balance.

Meter Test Charge

A meter test will be made upon the request of a consumer to test the accuracy requiring the below deposits, and said deposits are to be applied against the cost of the test.

If the meter, upon testing, is found to have more than the industry established standard permissible error of 2% fast, the Meter Test Charge shall be refunded to the consumer.

Single-Phase Meter — $50
Multi-Phase Meter — $75

Net Metering Application Fee

10 kW or Less — $100
Over 10 kW — $10 per kW

Meter Tampering and Energy Theft

$150 plus damages