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EKPC Rate Case

Farmers RECC Kentucky Public Service Commission Case Files

 

NOTICE

In accordance with the requirements of the Public Service Commission (“Commission”) as set forth in 807 KAR 5:001, Section 17 and 807 KAR 5:007, Section 3, of the Rules and Regulations of the Commission, notice is hereby given to the member consumers of Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (“Farmers RECC”) of a proposed rate adjustment. Farmers RECC intends to propose an adjustment of its existing rates to reflect the wholesale rate adjustment of its wholesale supplier, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc., pursuant to KRS 278.455(2), by filing an application with the Commission on April 1, 2021, in Case No. 2021-00108.  The application will request that the proposed rates become effective May 1, 2021.  The present and proposed rates for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply are set forth below:

 

Rate

 

Item

Present

Proposed

1

Residential

     
   

Customer Charge

 $             14.00

 $         14.55

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.084699

 $    0.088025

3

Residential TOD

     
   

Customer Charge

 $             19.65

 $         20.42

   

Energy Charge - On Peak per kWh

 $        0.100449

 $    0.104393

   

Energy Charge - Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.055920

 $    0.058116

20

Net Metering

     
   

Customer Charge

 $             14.00

 $         14.55

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.084699

 $    0.088025

7

Residential Off-Peak Mktg ETS

     
   

Energy Charge - Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.049187

 $    0.051118

4

Commercial & Industrial < 50 KW

     
   

Customer Charge

 $             21.32

 $         22.16

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.079975

 $    0.083115

8

Small Commercial ETS

     
   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.046353

 $    0.048171

5

Commercial & Industrial > 50 KW

     
   

Customer Charge

 $           105.00

 $       109.12

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.060885

 $    0.063276

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.89

 $           8.20

10

Large Industrial

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,142.46

 $     1,187.32

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.89

 $           8.20

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.047432

 $    0.049295

14

Large Power Schedule LPC2

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,288.00

 $     1,338.58

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.051666

 $    0.053695

15

Large Commercial Optional TOD

     
   

Customer Charge

              105.00

          109.12

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.89

 $           8.20

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.060800

 $    0.063187

36

Large Power Schedule LPE4

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        3,215.00

 $     3,341.25

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.62

 $           6.88

   

Energy Charge - On Peak per kWh

 $        0.057900

 $    0.060174

   

Energy Charge - Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.049474

 $    0.051417

50

TOD Three Phase - Schedule C

     
   

Customer Charge Single Phase

 $             21.32

 $         22.16

   

Customer Charge Three Phase

 $           105.00

 $       109.12

   

Energy Charge - On Peak per kWh

 $        0.113760

 $    0.118227

   

Energy Charge - Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.055920

 $    0.058116

6

Street Lighting

     
   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.054760

 $    0.056910

6

Lighting

     
   

Mercury Vapor 175 Watt

 $               9.44

 $           9.81

   

Mercury Vapor 175 Watt (shared)

 $               3.15

 $           3.27

   

Mercury Vapor 250 Watt

 $             10.73

 $         11.15

   

Mercury Vapor 400 Watt

 $             16.30

 $         16.94

   

Mercury Vapor 1000 Watt

 $             28.58

 $         29.70

   

Sodium Vapor 100 Watt

 $               9.82

 $         10.21

   

Sodium Vapor 150 Watt

 $             11.44

 $         11.89

   

Sodium Vapor 250 Watt

 $             15.51

 $         16.12

   

Sodium Vapor 400 Watt

 $             19.93

 $         20.71

   

Sodium Vapor 1000 Watt

 $             43.11

 $         44.80

   

LED Light 70 Watt

 $               9.77

 $         10.15

   

LED Light 105 Watt

 $             15.00

 $         15.59

   

LED Light 145 Watt

 $             16.51

 $         17.16

   

LED Flood Light 199 Watt

 $             21.18

 $         22.01

LPC-1

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,016.00

 $     1,055.85

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.053661

 $    0.055766

LPC-3

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        2,937.00

 $     3,052.21

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.050170

 $    0.052138

LPC-4

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        3,215.00

 $     3,341.12

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.047676

 $    0.049546

LPC-5

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        4,501.00

 $     4,677.56

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.045182

 $    0.046954

LPB-1

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,016.00

 $     1,055.85

   

Demand Charge Contract per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Demand Charge Excess per kW

 $               9.98

 $         10.37

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.053802

 $    0.055913

LPB-2

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,288.00

 $     1,338.52

   

Demand Charge Contract per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Demand Charge Excess per kW

 $               9.98

 $         10.37

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.051802

 $    0.053834

LPB-3

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        2,937.00

 $     3,052.21

   

Demand Charge Contract per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Demand Charge Excess per kW

 $               9.98

 $         10.37

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.050302

 $    0.052275

LPB-4

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        3,215.00

 $     3,341.12

   

Demand Charge Contract per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Demand Charge Excess per kW

 $               9.98

 $         10.37

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.047802

 $    0.049677

LPB-5

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        4,501.00

 $     4,677.56

   

Demand Charge Contract per kW

 $               7.77

 $           8.08

   

Demand Charge Excess per kW

 $               9.98

 $         10.37

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $        0.045302

 $    0.047079

LPE-1

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,016.00

 $     1,055.85

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.62

 $           6.88

   

Energy Charge On Peak per kWh

 $        0.063871

 $    0.066376

   

Energy Charge Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.055474

 $    0.057650

LPE-2

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        1,288.00

 $     1,338.52

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.62

 $           6.88

   

Energy Charge On Peak per kWh

 $        0.061881

 $    0.064308

   

Energy Charge Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.053474

 $    0.055572

LPE-3

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        2,937.00

 $     3,052.21

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.62

 $           6.88

   

Energy Charge On Peak per kWh

 $        0.060388

 $    0.062757

   

Energy Charge Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.051974

 $    0.054013

LPE-5

Large Power

     
   

Customer Charge

 $        4,501.00

 $     4,677.56

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.62

 $           6.88

   

Energy Charge On Peak per kWh

 $        0.055412

 $    0.057586

   

Energy Charge Off Peak per kWh

 $        0.046974

 $    0.048817

 

The effect of the change requested, in both dollar amounts and as a percentage, for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

     

Increase

Rate Class

 

 

Dollars

Percent

1

Residential

 

 $       1,183,525

3.64%

3

Residential TOD

 

 $                  33

3.67%

20

Net Metering

 

 $             1,070

3.75%

7

Residential Off-Peak Mktg ETS

 

 $             1,115

3.72%

4

Commercial & Industrial < 50 KW

 

 $         115,215

3.64%

8

Small Commercial ETS

 

 $                  -  

0.00%

5

Commercial & Industrial > 50 KW

 

 $         191,124

3.66%

9

Large Commercial & Industrial w/Pri Disc

 

 $           65,862

3.68%

10

Large Industrial

 

 $         124,070

3.70%

14

Large Power Schedule LPC2

 

 $           20,141

3.70%

15

Large Commercial Optional TOD

 

 $             3,956

3.64%

36

Large Power Schedule LPE4

 

 $           56,394

3.68%

50

TOD Three Phase - Schedule C

 

 $             1,297

3.64%

6

Street Lighting

 

 $                794

2.95%

6

Lighting

 

 $           36,223

3.91%

 

The amount of the average usage and the effect upon the average bill for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

   

Average

Increase

Rate Class

 

Usage (kWh)

Dollars

Percent

1

Residential

                                                   1,102

 $               4.22

3.64%

3

Residential TOD

                                                      821

 $               3.25

3.67%

20

Net Metering

                                                   1,193

 $               4.52

3.75%

7

Residential Off-Peak Mktg ETS

                                                      328

 $               0.63

3.72%

4

Commercial & Industrial < 50 KW

                                                   1,486

 $               5.50

3.64%

8

Small Commercial ETS

                                                        -  

 $                  -  

0.00%

5

Commercial & Industrial > 50 KW

                                                 45,089

 $           158.22

3.66%

9

Large Commercial & Industrial w/Pri Disc

                                               482,850

 $        1,372.13

3.68%

10

Large Industrial

                                                   8,378

 $       10,339.15

3.70%

14

Large Power Schedule LPC2

                                               622,600

 $        1,678.46

3.70%

15

Large Commercial Optional TOD

                                                 18,767

 $             82.42

3.64%

36

Large Power Schedule LPE4

                                             1,692,872

 $        4,699.52

3.68%

50

TOD Three Phase - Schedule C

                                                   4,755

 $               0.04

3.64%

6

Street Lighting

                                               369,082

 NA

2.95%

6

Lighting

 NA

 NA

3.91%

 

A person may examine the application and any related documents Farmers RECC has filed with the PSC at the utility’s principal office, located at:

Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation

504 South Broadway

Glasgow, Kentucky 42141

(270) 651-2191

https://farmersrecc.com

 

A person may also examine the application: (i) at the Commission’s offices located at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; or (ii) through the Commission's website at http://psc.ky.gov.  Comments regarding the application may be submitted to the Commission through its Web site or by mail to Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602.

The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Farmers RECC, but the Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates contained in this notice.  A person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Commission at Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, establishing the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party. If the Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of initial publication or mailing of the notice, the Commission may take final action on the application.

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