General Service GS-1 Small Commercial
Effective January 1, 2017
Type of Service
Three phase, 60 cycle at cooperative's available secondary voltage; or single phase, when three phase is not readily available and less than 50 KVA of installed transformer capacity is required, subject to the rules and regulations of the cooperative.
To all members requiring three phase service or single phase non-residential service of less than 50 KVA of installed transformer capacity. Motors in excess of 10 HP must be three phase, unless approved by the cooperative.
At the cooperative’s discretion, a member with non-typical patterns of usage may be more appropriately placed on the GS-2 tariff.
Energy (Distribution) Charge
Purchased Power Rider
Members in this rate class are also subject to the Purchased Power Rider. For more information, see Schedule PPR (Purchased Power Rider).
Minimum Monthly Charge
The minimum monthly charge shall be the higher of the following:
- The cost for service as calculated by the rates specified.
- $1.00 per KVA installed transformer capacity over 20 KVA, plus the base charge.
Power Factor Adjustment
The consumer agrees to maintain unity power factor as nearly as practicable. At the option of the cooperative the power factor and KW demand of the consumer shall be measured and the monthly bills adjusted. Such adjustment shall be made by increasing the bills by 1% of each 1% by which the average power factor is less than 95% lagging. At the request of the cooperative the consumer agrees to apply corrective measures to his load to bring the average power factor to 95% lagging, or higher.