Rate Structure and Fees as of April 20, 2017.

Single Phase Service (most residential and small commercial)

Availability Charge*

$25.00

Energy Charge = kWhs used multiplied by:

$0.085

Example cost of 1,125 kWhs

$120.63


Three Phase Service

Availability Charge*

Minimum Demand Charge**

$25.00

$25.00

Energy Charge = kWhs used multiplied by:

$0.085

Demand Charge per KWD
(no charge for first 20 KWD)

$4.75

* The Availability Charge is a flat fee charged to all services to recover a portion of the costs required to make electricity available to your service 24 hours a day. Examples of these costs include the poles, wires, transformers, equipment, personnel, offices, etc. needed to build and maintain Southwest's system. The availability charge does not include electric usage. Electric usage is billed under the Energy Charge which is any kilowatts used during the billing period multiplied by the current per kilowatt-hour rate.

** The Minimum Demand Charge is figured at $0.75 x transformer KVA with a minimum charge of $25.00.

Automatic dusk to dawn lights are available with a $20 installation fee and are billed $7 per month with an existing service. Stand alone lights are available for a $120 installation fee and billed at $10 per month. All maintenance and energy usage is included in the monthly fee.

A late fee of 10% will be applied to any amount unpaid by the current balance due date.

A $20.00 fee will be assessed on all returned checks.


Collection Fees for Delinquent Accounts:

$20.00 - Service Charge
$20.00 - Reconnection Fee (during business hours)
$25.00 - Reconnection Fee (afterhours for meters with automatic connect/disconnect)
$180.00 - Reconnection Fee (afterhours when dispatching a crew is necessary)

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