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Commercial Lighting Service (CL) Appendix A (Rate Adjustments)
General Power Service (GP) Appendix B (Non-Recurring Charges)
Street Lighting Service (N)  
Electric Heating Schools (EHS)
General Electric Heating (GEH)  




Commercial Lighting Service

Rate Schedule CL

AVAILABILITY
To commercial and non-residential customers for lighting, appliances and incidental power to single phase motors not exceeding 11 KW in aggregate capacity when such combined service is furnished through a single metering installation.

CHARACTER OF SERVICE
Alternating current, sixty Hertz, single phase, at a voltage of approximately 120 volts two-wire, 120/240 volts three-wire, or 120/208 volts three-wire or three phase 120/240 volts three-wire or 120/208 volts four-wire as designated by the Utility.

RATE*
Facilities Charge - $17.50 per meter per month (for more information on the prorated facilities charge, see Terms and Conditions)

Energy Charge - $0.06046 per KWH

    *Subject to the provisions of Appendices A and B.

MINIMUM CHARGE
The minimum monthly charge shall be the facilities charge.

METERING ADJUSTMENT
If service is metered at a voltage of approximately 2400 volts or higher, the energy measurements shall be decreased by two percent (2%) to convert such measurement to the equivalent of metering at the Utility's secondary voltage.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGE
A late payment charge of three percent (3%) of all bills will be charged if the bill is not paid by the due date printed on the bill.

SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Electric service will be available under this rate schedule for the operation of CATV distribution line power supply equipment. Such service will be available only on a metered basis and for purposes of billing, each CATV Customer will be billed on an add consumption basis for their total service under this rate schedule; provided, however, each individual delivery point for such CATV Customer shall be billed the Facilities Charge of this rate schedule.

General Power Service

Rate Schedule GP

AVAILABILITY
To any Customer for general power purposes when the Customer's largest single phase individual motor load exceeds 11 KW and/or the Customer has any three-phase power load served from the distribution system.

CHARACTER OF SERVICE
Alternating current having a frequency of sixty Hertz and furnished at a voltage which is standard with the Utility in the area served.

RATE*
Facilities Charge - $20.00 per meter per month (for more information on the prorated facilities charge, see Terms and Conditions)


Energy Charge:

For the first 500 KWh - $0.07721 per KWh
For the next 1500 KWh - $0.06046 per KWh
For the next 3000 KWh - $0.05576 per KWh
For all KWh above 5000 KWh - $0.05055 per KWh

Excess Demand Charge:

For each KW of demand in excess of 25 KW $2.80 per KW

    * Subject to the provisions of Appendices A and B.

MINIMUM CHARGE
The minimum monthly charge shall be the facilities charge plus the excess demand charge.

MEASUREMENT OF DEMAND
Demand shall be measured by suitable instruments and, in any month the demand shall be the average number of kilowatts in the thirty minute interval during which the energy metered is greater than in any other thirty minute in such month. Suitable instruments will be installed by Utility to determine the demand whenever it is estimated the Customer's demand will be in excess of 25.

METERING ADJUSTMENT
If service is metered at a voltage of approximately 2400 volts or higher, the demand and energy measurements shall be decreased by two percent (2%) to convert such measurements to the equivalent of metering at the Utility's secondary voltage.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGE
A late payment charge of three percent (3%) of all bills will be charged if the bill is not paid by the due date printed on the bill.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Incidental lighting will be permitted provided Customer furnishes the necessary equipment to take such lighting from the power service.

  2. The Company will supply and maintain at a single location, the complete substation equipment that is necessary in order to make one transformation to a standard voltage from the voltage of such available distribution line as the Utility deems adequate and suitable to serve the requirements of the Customer.

    Not more than one such transformation will be installed at Utility's expense for any one Customer.

    Where service is metered at a primary voltage and Customer desires and requests transformation to more than one standard voltage, or service of a standard voltage at more than one location within his premises, Utility will, at its option, furnish and maintain such additional transformation equipment and such interconnecting lines as may be necessary, provided, however, that Customer shall reimburse Utility for the amount of the cost of furnishing the entire facilities which is in excess of the cost of furnishing transformation in accordance with the next proceeding paragraph. The right and title to all equipment so furnished by Utility shall be and remain in the Utility.

    Should the Customer require a non-standard voltage, Customer shall, at his own expense, furnish and maintain all transformers and protective equipment therefore necessary in order to obtain such nonstandard voltage.

  3. All service hereunder shall be furnished through one meter.

  4. All wiring, pole lines, wires and other electrical equipment and apparatus located beyond the point of connection of Customer's service lines with the lines of Utility are considered the distribution system of Customer and shall be furnished, owned, and maintained by Customer, except in the case of metering equipment and other equipment incidental to the rendering of service, if any, that is furnished, owned and maintained by Utility and installed beyond the point of connection.

  5. When fire or other casualty shall render the physical plant or premises of Customer unfit for the purposes of conducting Customer's normal business operations, or makes the premises uninhabitable, the minimum charge of this rate schedule shall, commencing with the first billing period or portion thereof in which normal business operations cease, be waived until the beginning of the subsequent billing period or portion thereof in which the plant or premises shall have been reconstructed and reoccupied by Customer.

    When a strike or lockout of employees of Customer causes the temporary suspension of Customer's business, the minimum charge of this rate schedule shall, commencing with the first billing period or portion thereof in which normal business operations cease, be waived for each period or portion thereof during the continuance of the strike or lockout at the plant involved.

    In either event, Customer shall be billed under this rate schedule for electric requirements used during each billing period.

Street Lighting Service

Rate Schedule N

AVAILABILITY
Available to any customer requesting the Utility to furnish pendant type fixtures for the lighting of railroad crossings or streets and alleys.

RATE*

Type of Lamp Rate Per Installation
Per Month

Overhead Service – Wood Pole
Any Type of Lamp Not in Excess of 400 Watts $ 10.07

Underground Service – Metal Pole
4-400 Watt Mercury Vapor $43.70
70 Watt Sodium Vapor $18.65
150 Watt Sodium Vapor $21.38
400 Watt Sodium Vapor $26.54
2-400 Watt Sodium Vapor $36.54

HOURS OF LIGHTING
All lamps shall burn from approximately one-half hour after sunset until approximately one-half hour before sunrise each day in the year, approximately 4,000 hours per annum.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGE
A late payment charge of three percent (3%) of all bills will be charged if the bill is not paid by the due date printed on the bill.

SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The rates included herein are available only when the intersection to be lighted is located adjacent to existing Utility facilities. In the event the installation requires extensions, which in the opinion of the Utility are excessive, such extensions will be provided under separate contract.

   * Subject to the provisions of Appendices A and B.


Electric Heating Schools

Rate Schedule EHS

AVAILABILITY
This Schedule, Rate EHS, is in the process of elimination and is withdrawn except for customers contracting for service hereunder prior to October 31,1980, and will not be applicable to any future customers. If service hereunder is at any time discontinued at the Customer's option, this schedule shall not again be available.

RATE*

For all KWh used per month $0.05349 per KWh

   * Subject to the provisions of Appendices A and B.

MINIMUM CHARGE
The minimum charge shall be $25.00 per month.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGE
A late payment charge of three percent (3%) of all bills will be charged if the bill is not paid by the due date printed on the bill.

SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Customer may elect to receive service for any individual building at a school complex under the terms of this rate schedule.

  2. The entire requirements for electrical service for the building, or additions, will be supplied at one voltage through one point of delivery, and all energy will be measured by one meter.

  3. Nothing in this rate schedule shall be construed to prohibit the use of a form of energy other than electric energy for instruction and/or training and/or demonstration purposes.


General Electric Heating

Rate Schedule GEH

AVAILABILITY
This Schedule, Rate GEH, is in the process of elimination and is withdrawn except for Customers which contracted for service hereunder prior to October 31, 1980, and will not be applicable to any future Customers. If service hereunder is at any time discontinued at the Customer's option, this schedule shall not again be available.

RATE*

For the first 170 KWh or less used per month - $16.40
For the next 30 KWh used per month - $0.09878 per KWh
For the next 6800 KWh used per month - $0.06310 per KWh
For all over 7000 KWh used per month - $0.05028 per KWh

   * Subject to the provisions of Appendices A and B.

EXCESS CAPACITY CHARGE

For each KW of demand in excess of 30 kW - $3.20 per KW

MINIMUM CHARGE
This rate schedule is subject to a minimum monthly charge of $16.40 plus $3.20 for each KW of monthly billing demand in excess of 30 KW.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGE
A late payment charge of three percent (3%) of all bills will be charged if the bill is not paid by the due date printed on the bill.

MEASUREMENT OF ENERGY
Energy supplied hereunder will be delivered through not more than one single phase and/or one polyphase meter. Customer's demand will be determined monthly to be the highest registration of a suitable indicating or recording type meter. Where energy is delivered through more than one meter the monthly billing demand will be taken as the sum of the demands separately determined.

SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This rate schedule is available to customers operating permanently installed electric space heating, whether resistance type, radiant, or heat pump of 3 KW, or more, total rated capacity, which conforms to the specifications of the Utility, and is used as the principal source of space heating. At least 50% of the Customer's electric load must be permanently located inside the buildings which are electrically heated.

APPENDIX A

LEGAL NOTICE

For July, August, and September 2014

Notice is hereby given that the municipal electric utility of the City of Richmond, Indiana, known as Richmond Power and Light, under and pursuant to the Public Service Commission Act, as amended, and Commission Order in Cause No. 36835-S3, has filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for its approval in the Rate Adjustment factors listed below by Rate Schedules:

R

0.030728

per KWH

CL

0.040673

per KWH

GP, GEH, and EHS

0.021012

per KWH

LPS and IS

1.772052

per KVA

 

2.086313

per KW

 

0.016671

per KWH

OL, M, and N

0.016282

per KWH

Rate adjustment changes are listed below by Rate Schedules:

R

decrease

0.003654

per KWH

CL

increase

0.000910

per KWH

GP, GEH, and EHS

decrease

0.006271

per KWH

LPS and IS

decrease

1.699747

per KVA

 

decrease

2.001186

per KW

 

decrease

0.000026

per KWH

OL, M, and N

decrease

0.000380

per KWH

The accompanying changes in schedules of rate are based solely upon the changes in the cost of purchased power and energy, purchased by this utility computed in accordance with the Public Service Commission of Indiana order in Cause No. 36835-S3, dated December 13, 1989.

If approved, this change of rate shall take effect for the bills to be rendered beginning with the April 2014 billing cycle.

Richmond Power and Light
City of Richmond, Indiana
James French, General Manager

Any objections can be made to either of the following:

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission           
PNC Center                                                  
101 W. Washington Street                              
Suite 1500 East                                              
Indianapolis, IN  46204-3407                         

Office of Utility Consumer Counselor
PNC Center
115 W. Washington Street
Suite 1500 South
Indianapolis, IN  46204-3407


APPENDIX B

Non-Recurring Charges

Description of Charge
Charge

Dishonored Check Charge
$20.00

Reconnect after Disconnect
For non-payment Charges
At the Meter
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
$30.00
At the Pole
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
$50.00
After Normal Hours
$70.00

Connect Service    
Same Day - Customer Requested after 12:30 PM   $15.00

Meter Test
$35.00

Service Call
Labor
$40.00 per hour
(1 hour minimum)
Material
As needed

Meter Tampering Charge
Labor
$50.00 per hour
(1 hour minimum)
Material
As needed
Electric Usage
Estimated usage at
Appropriate rate