13069 Orono Parkway
P.O. Box 430
Elk River, MN 55330-0430
Phone: 763.441.2020
Fax: 763.441.8099
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Commercial Rates

 Commercial/Industrial Customer Information

Electric Rates Effective January 1, 2017
Non-Demand Customers (Demands of less than 50 kw)
Basic Monthly Charge $25.00
May-September usage $.1306 / kWh
October-April usage $.1089 / kWh
Minimum Bill:
Basic monthly charge plus $1.00/KVA/month of excess transformer capacity requested by customer.
Power factor of 95% must be maintained or a penalty may be assessed.
In no month shall the billing demand be greater than the value in KW determined by the KWh use for the billing month by 75 hours per month.
Demand Customers (Demands of 50 KW or more)
Basic Monthly Charge $70.00
Energy Charge $.0658 / kWh
May-September Demand Charge $16.94 / kW
October-April Demand Charge $11.99 / kW
Minimum Bill:
Maximum billing demand during previous 12 months times 3% of the demand charge, or the actual demand multiplied by the demand charge, whichever is greater plus $1.00/KVA/month of excess transformer capacity requested by customer.
Power factor of 95% must be maintained or a penalty may be assessed.
In no month shall the billing demand be greater than the value in KW determined by the KWh use for the billing month by 75 hours per month.


Dispersed Generation / Interruptible Load Program Credits

Summer (June, July, August): $14.00 / kW
Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb): $10.00 / kW
Spring/Fall (Mar, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov): $6.00 / kW


Water Rates Effective January 1, 2017
Cost per 1000 Gallons:          1st Step Rate
2nd Step Rate
3rd Step Rate
$1.77
$3.50
$4.00
Winter Period Nov. 1 thru March 30  
Summer Period April 1 thru Oct. 30  
Basic Monthly Charges are as follows:
Commercial 3/4" $10.63
Commercial 1" $11.82
Commercial 1 1/4" $13.01
Commercial 1 1/2" $14.19
Commercial 2" $18.91
Commercial 3" $41.36
Commercial 4" $56.73
Commercial 6" $82.73
Commercial 8" $112.27
Irrigation Meter - Seasonally or Permanently Installed $18.91 - per month

Commercial Rate Step Definition:
First Step Rate of $1.77 per 1000 gallons = 0 – 1.1 X previous year’s average winter period monthly consumption.
Second Step Rate of $3.50 per 1000 gallons = 1.1 X previous year’s average winter period monthly consumption + 40,000 gal.
Third Step Rate of $4.00 per 1000 gallons = Above 1.1 X previous year’s average winter period monthly consumption + 40,000 gal.
For new customers, if a minimum of 3 winter months previous year's history is not available to establish the Step amount, the First Step rate shall be utilized until a 3 month history is established.

Watering Restrictions

• No sprinkling allowed from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Those with even numbered addresses can sprinkle before 10:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. on the even numbered days.
• Those with odd numbered addresses can sprinkle before 10:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. on the odd numbered days.

Sewer Rates Effective April 1, 2017 - March 2018
Based on Water Usage November - March
Average Monthly Usage X
$4.46
If no history, billed on actual usage until history is achieved.  
Minimum Rate $10.35