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Business Rates

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Different customer classes have different needs. The costs for OPPD to serve 
customers varies based on electrical needs and consumption. As a result, OPPD
has several business rates.

Click here for energy efficiency tipsOPPD offers two commercial rates:
Click here for info on customer-owned generationOPPD offers five industrial rates:

Refer to the Service Regulations for the qualifications and terms and conditions of each rate.

Industry experts are available to help you determine which rate is best for your business.

Billing Components

Your monthly service charge is the same each month. This charge is billed to all customers regardless of the amount of electricity used. Your energy charges are based on the amount of energy used during the billing period. Energy use is priced per kilowatt-hour (kWh). One kilowatt (kW) equals 1,000 watts (w). There are two energy charges to your business bill: the variable energy charge based on kWh usage; and the FPPA charge The Demand charge is based on the highest amount of power, in kilowatts (kW), measured during the month.

Commercial Rate Structure

Small Commercial,
Non-Demand - Rate 230

This rate is for non-residential customers using less than 50kW during each summer months or less than 84kW during each non-summer months. LEARN MORE

Service Charge: $33.00/month

Energy Charge:
Summer (June 1 - Sept. 30)
0-1,000 kWh                 9.81 ¢/kWh
1,001+ kWh                  9.81 ¢/kWh

Non-summer (Oct. 1 - May 31)
0-3,000 kWh                 7.89 ¢/kWh
3,001+ kWh                  5.24 ¢/kWh

FPPA Charge for all kWh: 0.413 ¢/kWh
Minimum Monthly Bill:
$33.00

Small Commercial,
Demand - Rate 231

This rate is for commercial service using more than 50kW during the summer months. LEARN MORE

Service Charge: $19.86/month

Demand Charge: 
Per kW                                           $7.08 /kW 
Minimum billing demand of 18kW per month

Energy Charge:
Summer (June 1 - Sept. 30)
First 300 kWh per kW of demand   7.38 ¢/kWh
All additional kWh                           5.81 ¢/kWh

Non-summer (Oct. 1 - May 31)
First 300 kWh per kW of demand   5.92 ¢/kWh
All additional kWh                           4.56 ¢/kWh
   
FPPA Charge for all kWh: 0.413 ¢/kWh
Minimum Monthly Bill:
$147.30

 

Industrial Rate Structure

General Service Large Demand - Rate 232

     This rate is for industrial business using more than 1,000 kW a month. LEARN MORE 

     Service Charge: $115.31/month

     Demand Charge per kW: $13.35/kW (Minimum billing demand of 1,000 kW/month)
     Energy Charge for all kWh: 4.49 ¢/kWh

     FPPA Charge for all kWh: 0.413 ¢/kWh
     Minimum Monthly Bill: $13,465.31

 

Large Power - Contract - Rate 245

     This rate is for industrial business using more than 10,000 kW a month. LEARN MORE 

     Service Charge: $465.28/month

     Demand Charge per kW: $15.17/kW (Minimum billing demand of 10,000 kW/month)
     Energy Charge for all kWh: 3.97 ¢/kWh

     FPPA Charge for all kWh: 0.413 ¢/kWh
     Minimum Monthly Bill: $152,165.28

 

Large Power - Rate 250

     This rate is for industrial business using more than 20,000 kW a month. LEARN MORE 

     Service Charge: $511.73/month

     Demand Charge per kW: $15.17/kW (Minimum billing demand of 20,000 kW/month)
     Energy Charge for all kWh: 3.91 ¢/kWh

     FPPA Charge for all kWh: 0.413 ¢/kWh
     Minimum Monthly Bill: $303,911.73

 

Large Power - High Voltage Transmission Level - Market Energy Rate 261M

     This rate is for industrial business using more than 20,000 kW a month for service at 161 kV, or 200,000 a month for service at
     345 kV. LEARN MORE 

     Service Charge: $10,000/month

     Demand Charge per kW: $18.36/kW (Minimum billing demand of 20,000 kW/month, or 200,000 kW/month)
     Energy Charge for all kWh: Market Price

     FPPA Charge for all kWh: Not applicable
     Minimum Monthly Bill: $377,200 or $3,682,000

 


Costs Covered in My OPPD Bill

Your OPPD bill covers many costs. From the production of energy to its deliver to your business, OPPD maintains its mission to provide reliable, affordable and environmentally sensitive energy for our customers. These costs are recovered through rates. 

Costs to service OPPD customers include: Energy generation costs; Demand generation costs; transmission costs; distribution costs; and customer costs

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