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2017 Rate Case Notice

2017 Rate Case Official NOTICE

On or about October 30, 2017, Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, with its principal offices at 504 11th Street, Paintsville Kentucky, 41240, expects to file in Case No. 2017-00374 an application with the Kentucky Public Service Commission requesting a general adjustment of the utility’s existing rates. This adjustment will result in a general rate increase to the member-consumers of Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.  The application will request that the proposed rates become effective November 29, 2017.   

The present and proposed rates for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply are set forth below:

   

Rates

Rate Class

Present

Proposed

Schedule A-1 Farm & Home

   
 

Customer Charge (per delivery point)

$15.00

$21.25

 

Energy Charge(per kWh)

$0.08649

$0.08705

 

Off Peak Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05190

$0.05190

Schedule A-2 Commercial & Small Power

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per delivery point)

$24.64

$30.00

 

Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.07629

$0.07090

 

Demand Charge (per kW)

$5.50

$5.50

Schedule LP Large Power Service

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per delivery point)

$93.28

$93.28

 

Secondary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05868

$0.05868

 

Primary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05256

$0.05256

 

Demand Charge (per kW)

$6.25

$6.27

Schedule LPR Large Power Service

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per delivery point)

$107.68

$107.68

 

Secondary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05779

$0.05817

 

Primary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05176

$0.05210

 

Maximum Demand Charge (per kW)

$6.25

$6.47

Industrial - IND 1-B

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per month)

$173.33

$173.33

 

Secondary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.04993

$0.05025

 

Primary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.04927

$0.04959

 

Demand Charge-Contract Demand (per kW)

$6.16

$6.44

 

Demand Charge-Excess Demand (per kW)

$8.93

$9.34

Schedule YL-1 Yard Security Light Service

 

 

 

175 Watt

$9.31

$9.31

 

400 Watt

$13.89

$13.89

 

500 Watt

$16.29

$16.29

 

1,500 Watt

$37.55

$37.55

 

400 Watt Flood

$18.90

$18.90

Schedule IND 1

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per month)

$165.06

$165.06

 

Secondary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05450

$0.05450

 

Primary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.05387

$0.05387

 

Demand Charge (per kW)

$5.93

$5.93

Schedule IND 2

 

 

 

Customer Charge (per month)

$1,176.33

$1,176.33

 

Secondary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.04900

$0.04900

 

Primary Meter Energy Charge (per kWh)

$0.04851

$0.04851

 

Demand Charge (per kW)

$5.93

$5.93

Miscellaneous Service Charges

 

 

 

Second Service Connect Fee

$30.00

$40.00

 

Temporary Disconnect/Reconnect

$30.00

$35.00

 

Meter Test Fee

$30.00

$40.00

 

Returned Check Fee

$20.00

$25.00

 

Collection Fee

$30.00

$35.00

 

Reconnection Fee - Regular Hours

$35.00

$35.00

 

Reconnection Fee - After Hours

$52.50

$65.00

 

Membership Fee

$25.00

$25.00

 

Meter Reading Fee

$30.00

$30.00

No changes are proposed to the

   
 

Renewable Energy Program - Rate 24

   
 

PrePay Metering Program

   
 

CATV Television Attachment Tariff

   
 

Cogeneration and Small Power Production tariffs

 
 

 

The amount of the change requested in both dollar amounts and percentage change for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

 

Increase

Rate Class

Dollars

Percent

Schedule A-1 Farm & Home

$910,052

5.5%

Schedule A-2 Commercial & Small Power

$810

0.1%

Schedule LP Large Power Service

$1,973

0.1%

Schedule LPR Large Power Service

$9,618

1.4%

Industrial - IND 1-B

$5,189

1.3%

Schedule YL-1 Yard Security Light Service

$0

0.0%

Total

$927,642

4.1%

 

 

The amount of the average usage and the effect upon the average bill for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

 

Average

Increase

Rate Class

Usage (kWh)

Dollars

Percent

Schedule A-1 Farm & Home

         1,088

$6.37

5.5%

Schedule A-2 Commercial & Small Power

            936

$0.07

0.1%

Schedule LP Large Power Service

       15,209

$1.06

0.1%

Schedule LPR Large Power Service

       98,606

$111.84

1.4%

Industrial - IND 1-B

     518,275

$432.45

1.3%

Schedule YL-1 Yard Security Light Service

             71

$0.00

0.0%

 

 

A person may examine the application and any related documents Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation has filed with the Public Service Commission: (i) at the utility’s offices located at 504 11th Street, Paintsville Kentucky 41240; (ii) at the Public Service Commission's offices located at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; or (iii) through the Public Service Commission's website at https://psc.ky.gov/PSC_WebNet/ViewCaseFilings.aspx?Case=2017-00374 .   

A person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, establishing the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party.  If the Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of initial publication or mailing of the notice, the Commission may take final action on the application.  Comments regarding the application may be submitted to the Public Service Commission through its Web site or by mail to Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602. 

The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation but the Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates contained in this notice.             

 

                                                                         

    

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