General Service [A] Rate Schedule (GSA)

 This rate shall apply to the firm power requirements (where a customer’s contract demand is 5,000 kW or less) for electric service to commercial, industrial, and governmental customers; and to institutional customers including, without limitation, churches, clubs, fraternities, orphanages, nursing homes, rooming or boarding houses, and like customers. This rate shall also apply to customers to whom service is not available under any other resale rate schedule.

BASE CHARGES

1. If (a) the higher of  (i) the customer’s current effective contract demand, if any, or (ii) its highest billing demand during the latest 12-month period is not more than 50 kW and  (b) customer’s monthly energy takings for any month during such period do not exceed 15,000 kWh: 

Customer Charge:   

Single-phase, self contained metering facilities: $13.86 per delivery point per month or 

Single-phase, transformer-rated metering facilities: $13.86 per delivery point per month or 

Three-phase, self-contained metering facilities: $40.90 per 
delivery point per month or 

Three-phase, transformer-rated metering facilities: $40.90 per delivery point per month

Energy Charge:

Summer Period: 6.971 cents plus .352 cents environmental charge to equal 7.323 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) 

Winter Period: 6.697 cents plus .352 cents environmental charge to equal 7.049 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Transition Period: 6.526 cents plus .352 cents environmental charge to equal 6.878 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA).

2.If (a) the higher of (i) the customer’s current effective contract demand, if any, or (ii) its highest billing demand during the latest 12-month period is greater than 50 kW but not more than 1,000 kW or (b) if the customer’s billing demand is less than 50 kW and its energy takings for any month during such period exceed 15,000 kWh:

Customer Charge:  

Single-phase, self contained metering facilities: $48.43 per delivery point per month or 

Single-phase, transformer-rated metering facilities: $48.43 per delivery point per month or 

Three-phase, self-contained metering facilities: $71.99 per 
delivery point per month or 

Three-phase, transformer-rated metering facilities: $71.99 per delivery point per month

Demand Charge: 

Summer Period: First 50 kW of billing demand per month, no 
demand charge. Excess over 50 kW of billing demand per month, at $9.67 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $10.15 per kW, plus an additional $9.67 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $10.15 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds the higher of 50kW or contract demand. 

Winter Period: First 50 kW of billing demand per month, no demand charge. Excess over 50 kW of billing demand per month, at $8.85 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $9.33 per kW, plus an additional $8.85 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $9.33 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds the higher of 50kW or contract demand. 

Transition Period: First 50 kW of billing demand per month, no demand charge. Excess over 50 kW of billing demand per month, at $8.85 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $9.33 per kW, plus an additional $8.85 plus $.48 environmental charge to equal $9.33 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds the higher of 50kW or contract demand.

Energy Charge:

Summer Period: First 15,000 kWh per month at 6.797 cents plus .196 cents environmental charge to equal 6.993 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). Additional kWh per month at 3.731 cents plus .193 cents environmental charge to equal 3.924 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Winter Period: First 15,000 kWh per month at 6.523 cents plus .196 cents environmental charge to equal 6.719 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). Additional kWh per month at 3.460 cents plus .193 cents environmental charge to equal 3.653 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Transition Period: First 15,000 kWh per month at 6.352 cents plus .196 cents environmental charge to equal 6.548 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). Additional kWh per month at 3.344 cents plus .193 cents environmental charge to equal 3.537 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA).
 

 

 

3. If (a) the higher of the customer’s current effective contract demand, if anyits highest billing demand during the latest 12-month period is greater than 1,000 kW:, or (b) 

Customer Charge:  $100.00 per delivery point per month
         
Demand Charge:

Summer Period: $9.90 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $10.50 per kW plus an additional $9.90 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $10.50 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Winter Period: $9.08 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $9.68 per kW plus an additional $9.08 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $9.68 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Transition Period: $9.08 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $9.68 per kW plus an additional $9.08 plus $.60 environmental charge to equal $9.68 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand.

Energy Charge: 
Summer Period: All kWh per month at 3.726 cents plus .198 cents environmental charge to equal 3.924 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Winter Period: All kWh per month at 3.455 cents plus .198 cents environmental charge to equal 3.653 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Transition Period: All kWh per month at 3.339 cents plus .198 cents environmental charge to equal 3.537 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA).

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General Service [B] Rate Schedule (GSB)

This rate shall apply to the firm electric power requirements where a customer’s currently effective onpeak or offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher, is greater than 5,000 kW but not more than 15,000 kW; provided that the other conditions of this section are met.

Unless otherwise provided for in a written agreement between TVA and BTES providing service under this rate schedule, for customers served under this rate schedule, the customer’s “meter reading time” shall be 0000 hours CST or CDT, whichever is currently effective, on the first day of the calendar month following the month for which a bill under this rate schedule is being calculated. Further, in accordance with TVA furnished or approved guidelines or specifications, TVA shall have unrestricted remote access to the metering data at all times, as well as unrestricted physical access to the metering facilities for the purpose of confirming remotely-accessed data during such periods as are specified by TVA. 

For a customer requesting that its onpeak contract demand be different from its offpeak contract demand, this rate schedule shall be available only for (1) a new contract, (2) a replacement or renewal contract following expiration of the existing contract, or (3) a replacement or renewal contract or an amended existing contract in which the customer is increasing its demand requirements above the existing contract demand level, but under this item (3) neither the new onpeak nor the new offpeak contract demand shall be lower than the customer's existing contract demand.

BASE CHARGES

If the customer’s contract demand is greater than 5,000 kW but not more than 15,000 kW:

Customer Charge: $1,500 per delivery point per month

Administrative Charge: $350 per delivery point per month

Demand Charge: 

Summer Period: 
$14.82 plus $.56 environmental charge to equal $15.38 per kW per month of the customer’s onpeak billing demand, plus

$3.19 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.30 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus 

$14.82 plus $.56 environmental charge to equal $15.38 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which (1) the customer’s onpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak contract demand or (2) the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher. 

Winter Period: 
$8.19 plus $.30 environmental charge to equal $8.49 per kW per month of the customer’s onpeak billing demand, plus 

$3.19 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.30 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus $8.19 plus $.30 environmental charge to equal $8.49 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which (1) the customer’s onpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak contract demand or (2) the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher. 

Transition Period: 
$3.19 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.30 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus 

$3.19 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.30 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s billing demand exceeds its contract demand


Energy Charge: 

Summer Period: 
6.707 cents plus .339 cents environmental charge to equal 7.046 cents per month for all onpeak kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA), plus

3.471 cents plus .211 cents environmental charge to equal 3.682 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA)per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

1.728 cents plus .143 cents environmental charge to equal 1.871 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

0.250 cents plus .084 cents environmental charge to equal 0.334 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy 

Winter Period: 
3.845 cents plus .227 cents environmental charge to equal 4.072 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for all onpeak kWh, plus

3.471 cents plus .211 cents environmental charge to equal 3.682 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

1.728 cents plus .143 cents environmental charge to equal 1.871 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

0.250 cents plus .084 cents environmental charge to equal 0.334 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy 

Transition Period: 
3.471 cents plus .211 cents environmental charge to equal 3.682 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand, plus 

1.728 cents plus .143 cents environmental charge to equal 1.871 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand, plus 

0.250 cents plus .084 cents environmental charge to equal 0.334 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA)per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours

For the Summer, Winter and Transition Period, 3.471 cents plus .211 cents environmental charge to equal 3.682 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per kWh per month shall be applied to the portion, if any, of the minimum offpeak energy takings amount that is great than the metered energy

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General Service [C] Rate Schedule (GSC)

This rate shall apply to the firm electric power requirements where a customer’s currently effective onpeak or offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher, is greater than 5,000 kW but not more than 15,000 kW; provided that the other conditions of this section are met. 

Unless otherwise provided for in a written agreement between TVA and BTES providing service under this rate schedule, for customers served under this rate schedule, the customer’s “meter reading time” shall be 0000 hours CST or CDT, whichever is currently effective, on the first day of the calendar month following the month for which a bill under this rate schedule is being calculated. Further, in accordance with TVA furnished or approved guidelines or specifications, TVA shall have unrestricted remote access to the metering data at all times, as well as unrestricted physical access to the metering facilities for the purpose of confirming remotely-accessed data during such periods as are specified by TVA. 

For a customer requesting that its onpeak contract demand be different from its offpeak contract demand, this rate schedule shall be available only for (1) a new contract, (2) a replacement or renewal contract following expiration of the existing contract, or (3) a replacement or renewal contract or an amended existing contract in which the customer is increasing its demand requirements above the existing contract demand level, but under this item (3) neither the new onpeak nor the new offpeak contract demand shall be lower than the customer's existing contract demand.

BASE CHARGES

If the customer’s contract demand is greater than 15,000 kW but not more than 25,000 kW:
            
Customer Charge: $1,500 per delivery point per month

Administrative Charge: $350 per delivery point per month

Demand Charge:

Summer Period: 
$14.93 plus $.56 environmental charge to equal $15.49 per kW per month of the customer’s onpeak billing demand, plus 

$3.30 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.41 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus 

$14.93 plus $.56 environmental charge to equal $15.49 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which (1) the customer’s onpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak contract demand or (2) the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher. 

Winter Period: 
$8.30 plus $.30 environmental charge to equal $8.60 per kW per month of the customer’s onpeak billing demand, plus 

$3.30 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.41 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus 

$8.30 plus $.30 environmental charge to equal $8.60 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which (1) the customer’s onpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak contract demand or (2) the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its offpeak contract demand, whichever is higher. 

Transition Period: 
$3.30 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.41 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s offpeak billing demand exceeds its onpeak billing demand, plus 

$3.30 plus $.11 environmental charge to equal $3.41 per kW per month of the amount, if any, by which the customer’s billing demand exceeds its contract demand


Energy Charge: 

Summer Period 
6.372 cents plus .325 cents environmental charge to equal 6.697 cents per month for all onpeak kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA), plus 

3.226 cents plus .202 cents environmental charge to equal 3.428 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

1.482 cents plus .134 cents environmental charge to equal 1.616 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

0.004 cents plus .075 cents environmental charge to equal 0.079 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy 

Winter Period: 
3.579 cents plus .216 cents environmental charge to equal 3.795 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for all onpeak kWh, plus 

3.226 cents plus .202 cents environmental charge to equal 3.428 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

1.482 cents plus .134 cents environmental charge to equal 1.616 cents per month plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy, plus 

0.004 cents plus .075 cents environmental charge to equal 0.079 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours multiplied by the ratio of offpeak energy to total energy 

Transition Period: 
3.226 cents plus .202 cents environmental charge to equal 3.428 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the first 425 hours use of maximum metered demand, plus 

1.482 cents plus .134 cents environmental charge to equal 1.616 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the next 195 hours use of maximum metered demand, plus 

0.004 cents plus .075 cents environmental charge to equal 0.079 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per month for the hours use of maximum metered demand in excess of 620 hours


For the Summer, Winter and Transition Period, 3.226 cents plus .202 cents environmental charge to equal 3.428 cents plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA) per kWh per month shall be applied to the portion, if any, of the minimum offpeak energy takings amount that is great than the metered energy

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Seasonal Manufacturer Service [B] Rate Schedule (MSB)

 This rate shall apply to the firm electric power requirements where (a) a customer's currently effective contract demand is greater than 5,000 kW but not more than 15,000 kW and (b) the major use of electricity is for activities conducted at the delivery point serving that customer which are classified with a 2-digit Standard Industrial Classification Code between 20 and 39, inclusive, or classified with 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 5181, or 2007 NAICS codes 5182, 522320, and 541214; provided, however, customers qualifying for service under this schedule on the basis of such a NAICS code shall have an average monthly load factor of at least 80 percent during the preceding 12 months; provided further, however, that for the first 12 months of service to a new customer this load factor requirement shall be based on the customer’s expected load factor for those 12 months as projected before the customer begins taking service. As used in the previous sentence “monthly load factor” shall mean a percentage calculated by dividing the total metered energy for a month by the product of the metered demand for that month and the number of clock hours in that month, exclusive of any hours during which power was unavailable due to an interruption or curtailment of the customer’s service and of any hours in which the customer was unable to use power due to a Force Majeure event reasonably beyond the customer’s control. 

Prior to initially taking any service under this schedule, and from time to time thereafter as may be required by Distributor or the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a customer shall certify to both Distributor and TVA that it meets the requirements set forth in condition (b) above. The certification form to be used shall be (i) furnished or approved by TVA, (ii) provided by Distributor to the customer, and (iii) signed and promptly returned by the customer to Distributor. Further, such customer shall promptly certify any change in the status of any of the information contained in the certification form to Distributor. 

Service during any period for which a customer does not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in condition (b) above will be made available by Distributor under, and billed in accordance with, the applicable General Power schedule. 

Unless otherwise provided for in a written agreement between TVA and the distributor providing service under this rate schedule, for customers served under this rate schedule, the customer’s “meter-reading time” shall be 0000 hours CST or CDT, whichever is currently effective, on the first day of the calendar month following the month for which a bill under this rate schedule is being calculated. Further, in accordance with TVA furnished or approved guidelines or specifications, TVA shall have unrestricted remote access to the metering data at all times, as well as unrestricted physical access to the metering facilities for the purpose of confirming remotely-accessed data during such periods as are specified by TVA. 

BASE CHARGES

If the customer's contract demand is no more than 5,000 kW:
            
Customer Charge: $1,500 per delivery point per month.

Administrative Charge: $350 per delivery point per month

Demand Charge: 

Summer Period: $16.87 plus $.73 environmental charge to equal $17.60 per kW plus an additional $16.87 plus $.73 environmental charge to equal $17.60 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Winter Period: $10.99 plus $.47 environmental charge to equal $11.46 per kW plus an additional $10.99 plus $.47 environmental charge to equal $11.46 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Transition Period: $6.57 plus $.28 environmental charge to equal $6.85 per kW plus an additional $6.57 plus $.28 environmental charge to equal $6.85 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand.


Energy Charge: 

Summer Period: All kWh per month at 1.578 cents plus .155 cents environmental charge to equal 1.733 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Winter Period: All kWh per month at 1.146 cents plus .136 cents environmental charge to equal 1.282 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Transition Period: All kWh per month at 1.046 cents plus .131 cents environmental charge to equal 1.177 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA).

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Seasonal Manufacturer Service [C] Rate Schedule (MSC)

 This rate shall apply to the firm electric power requirements where (a) a customer's currently effective contract demand is greater than 15,000 kW but not more than 25,000 kW and (b) the major use of electricity is for activities conducted at the delivery point serving that customer which are classified with a 2-digit Standard Industrial Classification Code between 20 and 39, inclusive, or classified with 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 5181, or 2007 NAICS codes 5182, 522320, and 541214; provided, however, customers qualifying for service under this schedule on the basis of such a NAICS code shall have an average monthly load factor of at least 80 percent during the preceding 12 months; provided further, however, that for the first 12 months of service to a new customer this load factor requirement shall be based on the customer’s expected load factor for those 12 months as projected before the customer begins taking service. As used in the previous sentence “monthly load factor” shall mean a percentage calculated by dividing the total metered energy for a month by the product of the metered demand for that month and the number of clock hours in that month, exclusive of any hours during which power was unavailable due to an interruption or curtailment of the customer’s service and of any hours in which the customer was unable to use power due to a Force Majeure event reasonably beyond the customer’s control. 

Prior to initially taking any service under this schedule, and from time to time thereafter as may be required by Bristol Tennessee Essential Service (BTES) or the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a customer shall certify to both BTES and TVA that it meets the requirements set forth in condition (b) above. The certification form to be used shall be (i) furnished or approved by TVA, (ii) provided by BTES to the customer, and (iii) signed and promptly returned by the customer to BTES. Further, such customer shall promptly certify any change in the status of any of the information contained in the certification form to BTES. 

Service during any period for which a customer does not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in condition (b) above will be made available by BTES under, and billed in accordance with, the applicable General Power schedule. 

Unless otherwise provided for in a written agreement between TVA and the distributor providing service under this rate schedule, for customers served under this rate schedule, the customer’s “meter-reading time” shall be 0000 hours CST or CDT, whichever is currently effective, on the first day of the calendar month following the month for which a bill under this rate schedule is being calculated. Further, in accordance with TVA furnished or approved guidelines or specifications, TVA shall have unrestricted remote access to the metering data at all times, as well as unrestricted physical access to the metering facilities for the purpose of confirming remotely-accessed data during such periods as are specified by TVA.


BASE CHARGES

 If the customer's contract demand is no more than 5,000 kW:

Customer Charge: $1,500 per delivery point per month.

Administrative Charge: $350 per delivery point per month.

Demand Charge:

Summer Period: 
$16.98 plus $.73 environmental charge to equal $17.71 per kW plus an additional $16.98 plus $.73 environmental charge to equal $17.71 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Winter Period: 
$11.10 plus $.47 environmental charge to equal $11.57 per kW plus an additional $11.10 plus $.47 environmental charge to equal $11.57 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand. 

Transition Period: 
$6.68 plus $.28 environmental charge to equal $6.96 per kW plus an additional $6.68 plus $.28 environmental charge to equal $6.96 per kW per month for each kW by which billing demand exceeds its contract demand.


Energy Charge:

Summer Period: 
All kWh per month at 1.550 cents plus .153 cents environmental charge to equal 1.703 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Winter Period: 
All kWh per month at 1.145 cents plus .136 cents environmental charge to equal 1.281 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA). 

Transition Period: 
All kWh per month at 1.049 cents plus .131 cents environmental charge to equal 1.180 cents per kWh plus total monthly fuel cost (FCA).

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LS Rate Schedule – Lighting Service Rate Schedule

 The below charges are limited to service from a photo electrically controlled Standard Street Lighting Fixture installed on a pole already in place. The monthly investment charge plus energy apply to the following lights:

Charges Per Fixture Per Month

Standard Light

Type of Fixture (Watts) Monthly Rate
Mercury Vapor 175
400
$8.98
$15.79
High Pressure Sodium 100
250
$8.98
$15.79

Flood Light

Mercury Vapor 400
1000
$17.34
$35.50
High Pressure Sodium 250
400
$17.34
$35.49

If the customer wishes to have the fixture installed at a location other than on a pole already in place, BTES will apply the monthly investment charge plus the monthly wood pole charge of $5.00 per wood pole per month.

Any other special installation may also require a monthly investment charge in addition to the charges stated above.  Customers desiring service rendered in this Part B may be required to execute contracts for this service guaranteeing payment at the monthly charges for facilities required.  Contract periods will be based on the characteristics of each particular installation.