Flathead Electric Cooperative Rates

The Board of Trustees is the rate-setting authority of Flathead Electric Cooperative.
See bottom of this page for a list of rate class schedules.

Northwest Montana Summary

Residential - RES01
(all residential services, see rate schedule for criteria)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $22.13/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $41.83/mo.
Energy Charge: 5.714 cents/kWh (for first 600 kWh/mo.)
7.028 cents/kWh (for 601-3,500 kWh/mo.)
10.261 cents/kWh (for 3,501 and over kWh/mo.)
No Demand Charge

Small (General Service - SGS01
(non-residential services less than 50 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $33.47/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $54.56/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.05571/kWh
No Demand Charge

Medium General Service - MGS01
non-residential services between 50 kW to less than 100 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $37.49/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $58.11/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.04682/kWh
Demand Charge: $2.32/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Large General Service - LGS01
(non-residential services between 100 kW to less than 400 kW)
Basic Charge: $62.61/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.16/kW
Energy Charge: $0.04031/kWh
Demand Charge: $3.03/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Extra Large General Service - XGS01
(non-residential services between 400 kW to less than 1000 kW)
Basic Charge: $104.56/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.39/kW
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.05582
Summer On-Peak $0.04353
Winter Mid-Peak $0.03230
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.02879
Summer Off-Peak $0.03087
Demand Charge: $4.05/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Industrial - IND01
(services 1000 kW or greater)
Basic Charge: $341.91/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.47/kW
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.05016
Summer On-Peak $0.03981
Winter Mid-Peak $0.02916
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.02586
Summer Off-Peak $0.02719
Demand Charge: $5.27/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Irrigation - IRR01
(irrigation services 50 kW or greater)
Basic Charge: $547.32/yr.
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.06472
Summer On-Peak $0.05234
Winter Mid-Peak $0.03745
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.03338
Summer Off-Peak $0.03575
Demand Charge: $4.45/kW

Security Lighting - OLS01
70 or 100 watt, High Pressure Sodium (HPS) $8.87/mo.
200 watt, HPS $11.25/mo.
400 watt, HPS $17.50/mo.
175 watt, Mercury Vapor (MV)* $10.66/mo.
400 watt, MV* $18.25/mo.
1000 watt, MV* $35.50/mo.

Municipal Metered Street Lights - MLS01
Energy Charge: $0.04471/kWh

Government/Schools Recreation Field Lighting Service - FLS01
Demand Charge:
No Charge for first 15 kW;
$2.742/kW for all kW greater than 15 kW.
Energy Charge: $0.03618/kWh

Idle Services - IDL01
Idle Service Charge: $120/yr.

General Service Fees - 60
(Applies to all services)

South Central Montana Summary
(Silvergate, Cooke City, Silvertip, Elk Basin, and other Wyoming-Montana Border service areas)

Residential - RES51
(all residential services, see rate schedule for criteria)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $22.13/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $41.83/mo.
Energy Charge: 11.531 cents/kWh No Demand Charge

Small General Service - SGS51
(non-residential services less than 50 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $33.47/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $54.56/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.10560/kWh No Demand Charge

Medium General Service - MGS51
(non-residential services between 50 kW to less than 100 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $37.49/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $58.11/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.06515/kWh
Demand Charge: $11.07/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill

Large General Service - LGS51
(non-residential services between 100 kW to less than 400 kW)
Basic Charge: $62.61/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.16/kW
Energy Charge: $0.05290/kWh
Demand Charge: $13.58/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Extra Large General Service - XGS51
(non-residential services between 400 kW to less than 1000 kW)
Basic Charge: $104.56/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.39/kW
Energy Charge: $0.04338/kWh
Demand Charge: $16.61/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Industrial - IND51
(services 1000 kW or greater))
Basic Charge: $341.91/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.47/kW
Energy Charge: $0.03487/kWh
Demand Charge: $19.98/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Security Lighting - OLS01
70 or 100 watt, High Pressure Sodium (HPS) $8.87/mo.
200 watt, HPS $11.25/mo.
400 watt, HPS $17.50/mo.
175 watt, Mercury Vapor (MV)* $10.66/mo.
400 watt, MV* $18.25/mo.
1000 watt, MV* $35.50/mo.

Municipal-Owned Metered Street Lights - MLS01
Energy Charge: $0.04471/kWh

Government/Schools Recreation Field Lighting Service - FLS01
Demand Charge:
No Charge for first 15 kW
$2.742/kW for all kW greater than 15 kW
Energy Charge: $0.03618/kWh

Idle Services - IDL51
Idle Service Charge: $120/yr.

General Service Fees - 60
Apply to All Members


Rate Class Rate Schedules  
  Northwest Montana South Central Montana
Residential RES01 RES51
Irrigation IRR01 n/a
Small General SGS01 SGS51
Medium General MGS01 MGS51
Large General LGS01 LGS51
X-Large General XGS01 XGS51
Industrial IND01 IND51
Idle Services IDL01 IDL51
Lights OLS01 OLS01
Lights-Municpal Mtrd MLS01 MLS01
Lights-Recreation FLS01 FLS01
Service Fees 60 60

Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013