Single Phase Irrigation Service

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Effective: December 25, 2022

Applicability

Service under this schedule is applicable to services that are single phase, standard voltage, and supplied through one point of delivery for farm and ranch members for the operation of irrigation pump motors no greater than 10 horsepower in rating.

Availability

Service under this schedule is available at points on the Cooperative’s interconnected system where existing facilities of adequate capacity and desired phase and voltage are available, and additional investment by the Cooperative for new transmission, substation, or terminal facilities is not necessary to supply the desired service.

Irrigation is a seasonal rate which begins with the member’s meter reading for the April billing cycle and ends with the member’s meter reading for the October billing cycle (April 1st through October 31st).

If electric service is not going to be used anytime during the irrigation season, the Cooperative will be notified so that electric service can be disconnected. Service that has been disconnected for the season will be subject to the idle service fee. Irrigation service used anytime throughout the irrigation season will be subject to paying the Minimum Charge in addition to the charges for any power used

Meter Read

Meters will be read by the Cooperative on the last day of the month at midnight.

Monthly Charge

The Monthly Charge is the sum of the Access Charge and kWh charge at the following rates:

Access Charge Kilowatt-hour (kWh) Charge SREC Rate Designation
$120 per month $0.042 per kWh 621

Minimum Charge

The monthly minimum charge shall be the Access Charge collected over 12 months.

Abandoned Service

Should a member’s service be physically disconnected for a continuous 12-month period, the Cooperative reserves the right to physically retire the service anytime thereafter.

Non-Seasonal Use

This service is available October 25th through March 24th upon prior approval of SREC management. The total connected load shall be no more than 100 amps. Requests for non-seasonal use must be made prior to the conclusion of the current irrigation season or a $25 connect fee may be applied. Charges for non-seasonal use follow: 1-time charge of $30 billed in the April billing cycle; and power (kWh) billed at the irrigation rate in the April billing cycle.

Fees

  • Membership – $10
  • Disconnect Notice – $25
  • Returned Check – $20
  • Account Research/Special Handling – $30 per hour ($10 minimum)
  • Outages - Customer Equipment  – Actual Cost
  • Account Activation – $15
  • Connect charge - Office hours – $25
  • Connect charge - Overtime hours – Actual Cost
  • Disconnect charge:
    • At member’s request – Office hours – $0
    • At member’s request – Overtime hours – Actual Cost
  • Idle Service Fee – Access Charge Billed Monthly

Other fees may apply under special circumstances.

A 1% franchise fee has been imposed by the City of Challis on all Cooperative members whose point of electric delivery is within the corporate boundaries of the City of Challis, Idaho. This fee will be collected by the Cooperative for the benefit of the City of Challis as specified by City of Challis ordinance.

Authorization Date: September 22, 2022
Issued By: Salmon River Electric Cooperative, Inc. Board of Directors
Effective Date: December 25, 2022