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Rate Schedules

New Rates Effective May 1, 2018 (Click here for Frequently Asked Questions)

Residential Rate Per Month:

Basic Service Charges: $25.00/month (84¢/day for Prepay accounts)

Energy Charges First 1,000 kWh/month Over 1,000 kWh/month
Summer (May - Oct) 11.67¢ per kWh 16.92¢ per kWh
Winter (Nov - April) 11.67¢ per kWh 10.84¢ per kWh

The minimum monthly charge shall be the Basic Service Charge.

 

Commercial Rate Per Month:

Basic Service Charge: $30.00/month

Demand Charge: $8.50/kW for demand over 15kW/month

Energy Charges First 2,000 kWh/month Over 2,000 kWh/month
Summer (May - Oct) 14.19¢ per kWh 9.22¢ per kWh
Winter (Nov - April) 11.22¢ per kWh 7.29¢ per kWh

The minimum monthly charge shall be the Basic Service Charge.

 

Security Lights:

Monthly Rates  
   
100 Watt Flood Light $9.70/month
44 Watt LED Security Light $9.70/month
40 Watt LED Flood Light 10.75/month

If a pole is needed for a light, the member shall be required to pay an additional monthly charge of $2.25 per pole.

 

Additional Charges/Credits:

Late Fee Greater of 2% of past due balance or $5
Security Deposit (SD) Greater of $100 or 2 mos. electric bills
SD w/ 1 year bank or credit card draft Greater of $100 or 1 mo. electric bill
Connect New Service (overhead/underground)  
0-200 Amp $200.00
201-400 Amp $400.00
Over 400 Amp $1.00/Amp
Reconnect (regular business hours) $50.00
Reconnect (after business hours) $100.00
Disconnect Trip $15.00
Returned Check/E-check/Draft $30.00
Security Light Reconnect $15.00
Small Claims Court Fee Actual Cost
Monthly External Surge Arrestor Fee $3.00 or $6.99
Meter Test (Self Contained) $45.00
Meter Tampering $200.00
Overhead Line Extensions  
Secondary Service Additional Pole $235.00
Primary 1, 2, or 3 phase (700ft or Less) $0.00
1 Phase greater than 700ft $4.50/ft
Multi-Phase greater than 700ft $6.00/ft
Overhead Development  
1 Phase $2.10/ft
Multi-Phase $3.70/ft
Underground Line Extensions  
200 Amp Underground Secondary Service  
From O/H Pole $220 plus $6.00/trench ft.
From UG Source $80 plus $6.00/trench ft.
400 Amp Underground Secondary Service  
From O/H Pole $335 plus $8.75/trench ft.
From UG Source $80 plus $8.75/trench ft.
600 Amp Underground Secondary Service  
From O/H Pole $385 plus $10.75/trench ft.
From UG Source $80 plus $10.75/trench ft.
Underground Primary Facilities  
1 Phase $8.00/trench ft.
Multi-Phase $9.00/trench ft.
New Underground Development  
200 Amp Primary or Secondary Cable $14.00/trench ft.
600 Amp Primary Material Cost
Non-standard Trenching Actual Cost
Road/Driveway/Paved Areas/Wetland Bores Actual Cost
   
   

Questions? Click here to view our "Frequently Asked Questions" about the increase.

Current Rates (Effective May 2009 - May 2018)

Residential Service Rates Per Month

Basic Service Charge: $20.00

  First 1,000 kWh/month Over 1,000 kWh/month
Summer (May - Oct) 10.08 cents/kWh 14.60 cents/kWh
Winter (Nov - April) 10.08 cents/kWh 9.56 cents/kWh

 

Commercial Service Rates Per Month

Basic Service Charge: $25.00

Demand Charges: First 15 kW $0.00/kW....All kW over 15 per month $7.95/kW

  First 2,000 Kwh/month Over 2,000 kWh/month
Summer (May - Oct) 13.41 cents/kWh 9.19 cents/kWh
Winter (Nov - April) 10.59 cent/kWh 6.88 cents/kWh

 

Security Light Service

3900 Lumen (min) LED Lamp $9.60/month/light
100W High Pressure Sodium Vapor (no longer available) $9.60/month/light
175W Mercury Vapor (no longer available) $9.60/month/light
250W High Pressure Sodium Vapor Lamp $17.60/month/light
400W Mercury Vapor (no longer available) $25.00/month/light
1,000W High Pressure Sodium Vapor (no longer available) $69.50/month/light
  • Security lights shall be furnished and installed by the Cooperative.
  • The Cooperative shall maintain and repair security lights during regular working hours only.
  • If a pole is needed for a light, the member shall be required to pay an additional monthly charge of $1.65/pole.
  • Any consumer requesting service under this rate schedule must agree to continue service for a minimum of twenty-four months. Termination of service prior to the twenty-four month limit will result in payment to the Cooperative for the remaining term up to the twenty-four month period.

 

Additional Charges/Credits

Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment

A Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment (WPCA) may be added or subtracted to your monthly bill. The WPCA is recalculated every six months in coordination with the seasonal rate change, based on the fluctuating cost of electric generation. This adjustment is passed to Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative by its power supplier and on to the members on a "per kWh' basis.

Service Fees:

Late Fee Greater of 2% of past due balance or $5.00
Security Deposit (SD) Greater of $100 or 2 months electric bills
SD w/ 1 Yr Bank or Credit Card Draft Greater of $100 or 1 month electric bill
Connect New Service (Overhead or Underground):  
0-200 Amp $200.00
201-400 Amp $400.00
Over 400 Amp $1.00/Amp
Reconnect (regular business hours) $50.00
Reconnect (after business hours) $100.00
Disconnect Trip $15.00
Returned Check/E-Check/Draft $30.00
Security Light Reconnect $15.00
Small Claims Court Fee Actual Cost
Monthly External Surge Arrestor Fee $3.00 or $6.99
Meter Test (Self Contained) $45.00
Meter Tampering $200.00
 
 
Overhead Line Extensions  
Overhead Secondary Service Additional Pole $235.00
Overhead Primary 1, 2, or 3 Phase (700ft or less) $0.00
1 Phase Greater Than 700ft $4.50/ft
Multi-Phase Greater than 700ft $6.00/ft
Overhead Development  
1 Phase $2.10/ft
Multi-Phase $3.70/ft

 

Underground Line Extensions  
200 Amp Underground Secondary Service (single or multi-phase)  
From O/H Pole $220.00 + $6.00/trench ft.
From U/G Source $ 80.00 + $6.00/trench ft.
400 Amp Underground Secondary Service (single or multi-phase)  
From O/H Pole $335.00 + $8.75/trench ft.
From U/G Source $ 80.00 + $8.75/trench ft.
600 Amp Underground Secondary Service (single or multi-phase)  
From O/H Pole $385.00 + $10.75/trench ft.
Form U/G Source $ 80.00 + $10.75/tranch ft.
Underground Primary Facilities  
Single Phase $8.00/trench ft.
Multi Phase $9.00/trench ft.
New U/G Development  
200 Amp Primary or Secondary Cable $14.00/trench ft.
600 Amp Primary Material Cost
Non-Standard Trenching Actual Cost
Road/Driveway/Paved Areas/Wetland Bores Actual Cost
 

 

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