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It is always our goal to provide safe, reliable electricity at the lowest possible cost to keep it affordable for you,
our co-op members.

SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES – Effective August 27, 2015

Utility Line Construction for Electric Service

 

Individual services – New Service Connection

 

       Connect fee includes 0-200 ft underground

$625.00 per service

       Over 200 ft underground

$   7.50 per ft

       Additional meter utilizing existing service

$ 50.00

Primary and Secondary Line Construction

 

       Underground in conduit

$9.00 per linear foot per phase

       When deemed feasible for co-op, overhead
       or direct burial of line

$  6.00 per linear foot

       Temporary service connection $200.00 per service
       Not ready fee (site not ready for installation) $  80.00

Outdoor Lights

 

Installation

from $100.00

  • Pole set at time of initial service or upgrade

$100.00

  • In excess of 100 feet from existing facility

$100.00 pole set plus $2.50 per ft

Basic LED LIght

$11.75 per month, plus installation

Traditional Light

$17.05 per month, plus installation

Special Lighting

Contracted by quote

Account Fees

 

Name Change Fee

$10.00

Security Deposit (per meter)

 

  • Residential

Greater of $200.00 or 2 months average bill (minimum)

  • Commercial

Greater of $500 or 2 months average bill (minimum)

PowerStat meter installation

$100.00 per meter

Meter Tampering

$500.00

Late Payment Penalty

2% per month

Second Notice Fee

$  5.00

Returned Payment Fee

$35.00

Facilities Charge for Reconnect (in same name with 9-month maximum)

 

Special Payment Agreement

$5.00 per agreement

 

 

Service Fees

 

Business Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

  • Disconnect Fee *

$35.00 ea

  • Meter Test (Certified), refunded if meter is at fault

$35.00 ea

  • Reconnection Fee *

$35.00 ea

  • Collection Fee (more than 3 times/year)

$70.00

After-hours charges (for * items above)

 

  • 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

$100.00

  • 10:00 pm – 8:00 am

$350.00

Base and Usage Charges

 

Base Facility Charge – Residential (Rate 1)

$23.00 per month

Energy Charge

$.0969 per kWh

WPCA (Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment) 
as of July 2015 - residential

$.00398/kWh  ($3.98 per 1000 kWh)

REPS Rider - NC Renewable Energy Charge

$0.17/mo- residential
$0.25/mo - commercial

For Non-Residential and Renewable Generation rates, please refer to the BEMC Rate Schedule document.

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