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): $22.71/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $42.92/mo.
Energy Charge: 6.090 cents/kWh (for first 600 kWh/mo.)
7.491 cents/kWh (for 601-3,500 kWh/mo.)
10.936 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): $34.35/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $55.99/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.05840/kWh
No Demand Charge

Medium General Service - MGS01
non-residential services between 50 kW to less than 100 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $38.47/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $59.36/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.04905/kWh
Demand Charge: $2.39/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: $64.24/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.19/kW
Energy Charge: $0.04237/kWh
Demand Charge: $3.12/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 1,000 kW)
Basic Charge: $107.28/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.43/kW
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.05870
Summer On-Peak $0.04653
Winter Mid-Peak $0.03409
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.03025
Summer Off-Peak $0.03179
Demand Charge: $4.23/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Industrial - IND01
(services 1,000 kW or greater)
Basic Charge: $350.81/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.52/kW
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.05275
Summer On-Peak $0.04181
Winter Mid-Peak $0.03064
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.02719
Summer Off-Peak $0.02857
Demand Charge: $5.43/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: $561.55/yr.
Energy Charge:
Winter On-Peak $0.06839
Summer On-Peak $0.05421
Winter Mid-Peak $0.03972
Summer Mid-Peak N/A
Winter Off-Peak $0.03525
Summer Off-Peak $0.03704
Demand Charge: $4.68/kW

Security Lighting - OLS01
70 or 100 watt, High Pressure Sodium (HPS) $9.10/mo.
200 watt, HPS $11.54/mo.
400 watt, HPS $17.96/mo.
175 watt, Mercury Vapor (MV)* $10.94/mo.
400 watt, MV* $18.72/mo.
1000 watt, MV* $36.42/mo.

Municipal Metered Street Lights - MLS01
Energy Charge: $0.05159/kWh

Government/Schools Recreation Field Lighting Service - FLS01
Basic Charge: $4.96/mo.
Demand Charge:
No Charge for first 15 kW;
$3.05/kW for all kW greater than 15 kW.
Energy Charge: $0.04027/kWh

Line Retention - LRT01
Residential - RES01: 50% of Basic Charge
Small General Service - SGS01: 50% of Basic Charge
Medium General Service - MGS01: Basic Charge
Large General Service - LGS01: Basic Charge

General Service Fees - FEE01
(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): $22.71/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $42.92/mo.
Energy Charge: 12.119 cents/kWh
No Demand Charge

Small General Service - SGS51
(non-residential services less than 50 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $34.34/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $55.98/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.10959/kWh
No Demand Charge

Medium General Service - MGS51
(non-residential services between 50 kW to less than 100 kW)
Basic Charge (Single Phase Service): $38.46/mo.
Basic Charge (Three Phase Service): $59.62/mo.
Energy Charge: $0.06761/kWh
Demand Charge: $11.49/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: $64.24/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.19/kW
Energy Charge: $0.05490/kWh
Demand Charge: $14.10/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 1,000 kW)
Basic Charge: $107.28/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.43/kW
Energy Charge: $0.04502/kWh
Demand Charge: $17.24/kW
Reactive Power Charge: $1.29/kVar
Primary Meter Discount: -1.5% of total bill & -$0.15/kW

Industrial - IND51
(services 1,000 kW or greater))
Basic Charge: $350.80/mo.
Load Size Charge: $1.51/kW
Energy Charge: $0.03619/kWh
Demand Charge: $20.74/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) $9.10/mo.
200 watt, HPS $11.54/mo.
400 watt, HPS $17.96/mo.
175 watt, Mercury Vapor (MV)* $10.94/mo.
400 watt, MV* $18.72/mo.
1000 watt, MV* $36.42/mo.

Municipal-Owned Metered Street Lights - MLS01
Energy Charge: $0.05159/kWh

Government/Schools Recreation Field Lighting Service - FLS01
Basic Charge: $4.96/mo.
Demand Charge:
No Charge for first 15 kW;
$3.05/kW for all kW greater than 15 kW.
Energy Charge: $0.04027/kWh

Line Retention - LRT01
Residential - RES51: 50% of Basic Charge
Small General Service - SGS51: 50% of Basic Charge
Medium General Service - MGS51: Basic Charge
Large General Service - LGS51: Basic Charge

General Service Fees - FEE01
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
Extra Large General XGS01 XGS51
Industrial IND01 IND51
Line Retention Services LRT01 LRT01
Lights-Unmetered OLS01 OLS01
Lights-Municipal Metered MLS01 MLS01
Lights-Recreation FLS01 FLS01
Service Fees FEE01 FEE01

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Updated: Friday, May 01, 2015