Residential Electric Service
Effective January 1, 2021
Throughout DPI’s service area from existing lines of adequate capacity.
Applicable only for residential use and for use incidental thereto supplied through one meter to each individual unit. The capacity of individual motors served under this Schedule shall not exceed seven and one-half (7-1/2) horsepower.
Type of Service
Single phase, 60 Hertz at standard voltages. (Three phase service available under special terms and conditions.)
Base Charge (Traditional Billing)………………………………..$30.00 per month Base Charge (Prepay)……………………………….……$1.33 per day
First 300 kWh per month (all months)………………$0.12 per kWh
Next 700 kWh per month (Oct – May) …………..$0.10 per kWh
Next 700 kWh per month (June – Sept)…………..$0.12 per kWh
Over 1000 kWh per month (Oct-May)………………..$.095 per kWh
Over 1000 kWh per month (June-Sept)………………$0.15 per kWh
The minimum monthly charge shall be the Base Charge.
Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment
The monthly energy charges stated above shall be adjusted in accordance with Cooperative’s Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment (Schedule WPCA).
To provide revenue for patron’s electric service and capital from the patrons. In compliance with cooperative principles and the corporation’s bylaws, revenue for electric service is equal to the cost of service provided. All monies in excess of the cost of providing electric service is capital, at the moment of receipt, and will be credited to each patron’s individual capital account.
Terms of Payment (Traditional Billing)
The above rates are net. The bill is due upon receipt and payable within twenty (20) days thereafter. Service may be discontinued if bill is not paid within ten (10) days from date of second notice.
Terms of Payment (Prepay)
Payment for service shall be made in advance (“Advance Purchases”). At such time as the value of the service consumed equals the value of Advanced Purchases, electric service is subject to immediate disconnection from the Cooperative by the prepaid metering system until additional purchases by member are made. Should the electric service be disconnected by the prepaid metering system due to member’s electrical usage having consumed the entire value of the Advanced Purchases, the Base Charge will continue to accumulate on member’s account and will be deducted from the member’s next additional purchase payment. Disconnection for reasons of non-payment does not release the member from their obligation to pay the daily Base Charge. Under the Prepaid Metering Schedule, if the outstanding account remains disconnected for seven (7) days, the Cooperative will consider the account closed.
In the event a member has indebtedness with the Cooperative for service previously provided, the Cooperative may allow, at its sole option, for member to pay the indebtedness or portions of the indebtedness by deducting a portion or all of the indebtedness as a percentage of each prepaid service purchase made thereafter until the indebtedness is satisfied.
In the event a member has an electric service deposit with the Cooperative at the time member elects to take service under this Schedule, an Advanced Purchase credit will be issued for any positive Balance. Balance is defined as the deposit less the Residential Pre-Pay Rate deposit less all outstanding indebtedness.
Member shall receive a receipt of payment at each prepaid service purchase excluding prepaid service purchases made through an automated telephone system.
Operation Round Up
Unless a member is prohibited as a matter of law from making charitable donations, or opts out of Operation Round Up by giving the Cooperative written or oral notice that the member does not wish to participate, the monthly bill for electric service for each member account shall be rounded up so that there is added to each bill an amount of cents sufficient to make the bill equal to the next highest dollar amount. A member may prospectively opt out of Operation Round Up at any time by giving the Cooperative oral or written notice.
The member shall pay any sales, use franchise or other tax now or hereafter applicable to the service rendered hereunder or imposed on the Cooperative as a result of such service.
Residential Standard Billing – Rate Code 01
Residential Prepay – Rate Code 02
Residential Standard Billing (Demand Metered) – Rate Code 11