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Electric Power Rates – Commercial/Industrial

AUB offers a variety of commercial/industrial rates, GSA, GSB, GSC, GSD, MSB, MSC, MSD, TDGSA and TDMSA.

“GS”denotes General Services and applies to non-residential billing meters(well pumps/garages/outbuildings), to non-manufacturing commercial entities, such as churches, schools, restaurants, retail stores, etc., and to some manufacturers whose monthly demand is below 1000 kw.

“MS” denotes Manufacturing Services. The differentiation between the GS and MS classes is determined by the entity's Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code. Commercial rate qualification is determined by the customer's kilowatt (kw) demand.

“TD” denotes Time Differentiated. This rate schedule allows GS and smaller MS class customers the ability to take advantage of on-peak/off-peak rates under certain conditions.

  • The GSA rate is for commercial accounts with demand from 0 to 5,000 kw and has three catagories based on demand/energy profile
  • GSB/MSB are for commercial/manufacturing accounts with demand between 5,001 kw and 15,000kw
  • GSC/MSC are for accounts with demand between 15,001 kw and 25,000 kw
  • GSD/MSD is for those above 25,000 kw.

Seasonal and Time-of-Use Terminology

Where applicable in the rate classes shown below, the following terms are defined as follows:

Summer months: June - September
Winter months: December - March
Transition months: April/May and Oct/Nov

On Peak/Off Peak/Max Peak

January through March; November and December

  • On-peak hours are Monday - Friday 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern Prevailing Time (EPT)

April through October

  • On-peak hours are Monday - Friday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Prevailing Time (EPT)

“Max Peak” refers to the highest demand value during off-peak hours.

All hours not designated as on-peak are off-peak.   When New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day fall on a weekday, they are considered an off-peak day.

When November 1 occurs on a weekday other than Monday, it is considered an off-peak day.

General Power Rate - Schedule GSA1:

 

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for GSA Part 1 is .02269 per kWhr

Part 1: For customers whose peak demand is not more than 50 kW and whose monthly energy use does not exceed 15,000 kWhrs.
Customer Charge: $31.93 per month
Demand Charge: no demand charge for this rate class
Base Energy Charge per kWhr: $0.07817 (Summer)
$0.07508 (Winter)
$0.07318 (Transition)

General Power Rate - Schedule GSA2

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge is $0.02269 per kWh for the first 15,000 kWhrs
The FuelCharge is $0.02238 per kWh over 15,000

Part 2: For customers having a peak demand of 51 kW to 1,000 kW or whose monthly energy use exceeds 15,000 kWhrs.
Customer Charge:   $162.74 per month
Demand Charge: First 50 kW no charge
  51 kW - 1000 kW $14.49/kW per month (Summer)
    $13.58/kW per month (Winter)
    $13.58/kW per month (Transition)
Base Energy Charge: First 15,000 kWh $0.07703/kWh (Summer)
  Over 15,000 kWh $0.03871/kWh
  First 15,000 kWh $0.07394/kWh (Winter)
  Over 15,000 kWh $0.03578/kWh
  First 15,000 kWh $0.07204/kWh (Transition)
  Over 15,000 kWh $0.03458/kWh

General Power Rate - Schedule GSA3

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for GSA Part 3 is .02238 per kWh

Part 3: For customers having a contracted peak of 1,001 kW to 5,000 kW.
Customer Charge:   $618.00 per month
Demand Charge: First 1,000 kW $16.06/kW (Summer)
  Next 4,000 kW $15.56/kW
  First 1,000 kW $15.15/kW (Winter)
  Next 4,000 kW $14.65/kW
  First 1,000 kW $15.15/kW (Transition)
  Next 4,000 kW $14.65/kW
Base Energy Charge:   $0.04209/kWh (Summer)
    $0.03916/kWh (Winter)
    $0.03797/kWh (Transition)

General Power Rate - Schedule GSB:

For customers with a contracted peak demand of 5,001 kW – 15,000 kW.

NOTE:Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for GSB is .02059 per kWh

Customer Charge: $1,500 per month
Demand Charge: $10.12/kW (Summer on peak)
  $4.92/kW (Summer max peak)
  $9.22/kW (Winter on peak)
  $4.92/kW (Winter max peak)
  $9.22/kW (Transition on peak)
  $4.92/kW (Transition max peak)
 
Base Energy Charges: All On-peak kWhrs $0.07161/kWh (Summer)
  Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.04837/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00521/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400hours
$0.00204/kWh
 
  All On-peak kWhrs $0.06100/kWh (Winter)
  Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.05045/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00521/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400hours
$0.00204/kWh
 
  All On-peak kWhrs $0.04809/kWh (Transition)
  Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.04809/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00521/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400hours
$0.00204/kWh
Reactive charges per kvar: Lagging kvar $1.46
  Leading kvar $1.14
Facilities charges:
161 kV and above no charge
Below 161 kV to 46 kV $0.36 per kW
Below 46kV: first 10,000 kW $0.93 per kW
Excess over 10,000 kW $0.73 per kW

MSB:

For manufacturing customers classified with a 2-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code between 20 and 39 and whose contracted peak demand is 5,001 kW – 15,000 kW.

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for MSB is $0.02059 per kWh

Customer Charge: $1,500.00 per month
TVA Administrative Fee: $350 per month
Demand Charges:
Summer On peak $9.52 per kW
  Max peak $2.14 per kW
Winter On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $2.14 per kW
Transition On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $2.14 per kW
Base Energy Charge:
Summer All on peak kWhrs $0.05365/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03042/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.0284/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.0046/kWh
Winter All on peak kWhrs $0.04305/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03250/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00284/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.00046/kWh
Transition All on peak kWhrs $0.03331/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03331/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00284/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.00046/kWh
Reactive charges per kvar Lagging kvar $1.46
Leading kvar $1.14
Facilites Charges 161 kV and above no charge
Below 161 to 46 kV $0.36 per kW
Below 46 kV: first 10,000 kW $0.93 per kW
Over 10,000 kW $0.73 per kW

 

MSC:

For manufacturing customers classified with a 2-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code between 20 and 39 and whose contracted peak demand is 15,001 kW – 25,000 kW.

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for MSC is .02059

Customer Charge: $1,500.00 per month
TVA Administrative Fee: $350 per month
Demand Charges:
Summer On peak $9.52 per kW
  Max peak $1.53 per kW
Winter On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $1.53 per kW
Transition On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $1.53 per kW
Base Energy Charge:
Summer All on peak kWhrs $0.05260/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.02937/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.0415/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.0415/kWh
Winter All on peak kWhrs $0.04200/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03144/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.0415/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.0415/kWh
Transition All on peak kWhrs $0.03226/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03226/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.0415/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.0415/kWh
Reactive charges per kvar Lagging kvar $1.46
Leading kvar $1.14
Facilites Charges 161 kV and above no charge
Below 161 to 46 kV $0.36 per kW
Below 46 kV: first 10,000 kW $0.93 per kW
Over 10,000 kW $0.73 per kW

 

MSD:

For manufacturing customers classified with a 2-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code between 20 and 39 and whose a contracted peak demand exceeds 25,000 kW.

NOTE: Energy charges shown below for this rate class are the base charges. Each month, TVA adds a fuel charge to the base energy charge. To arrive at the full energy charge per kilowatt hour, add this month’s fuel charge to the base energy charge shown below.

The Fuel Charge for MSD is .02059

Customer Charge: $1,500.00 per delivery point per month
TVA Administrative Fee: $350 per month
Demand Charges:
Summer On peak $9.52 per kW
  Max peak $1.52 per kW
Winter On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $1.52 per kW
Transition On peak $8.63 per kW
  Max peak $1.52 per kW
Base Energy Charge:
Summer All on peak kWhrs $0.05050/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.02727/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00257/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.00204/kWh
Winter All on peak kWhrs $0.03989/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.02933/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00257/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.00204/kWh
Transition All on peak kWhrs $0.03014/kWh
Off peak
First 200 hours
$0.03014/kWh
  Off peak
Next 200 hours
$0.00257/kWh
  Off peak
Over 400 hours
$0.00204/kWh
Reactive charges per kvar Lagging kvar $1.46
Leading kvar $1.14
Facilites Charges 161 kV and above no charge
Below 161 to 46 kV $0.36 per kW
Below 46 kV: first 10,000 kW $0.93 per kW
Over 10,000 kW $0.73 per kW

 

 


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