PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE

 

In accordance with the requirements of the Public Service Commission (“Commission”) as set forth in 807 KAR 5:001, Section 17 and 807 KAR 5:007, Section 3, of the Rules and Regulations of the Commission, notice is hereby given to the member consumers of Clark Energy Cooperative, Inc. (“Clark Energy”) of a proposed rate adjustment. Clark Energy intends to propose an adjustment of its existing rates to reflect the wholesale rate adjustment of its wholesale supplier, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc., pursuant to KRS 278.455(2), by filing an application with the Commission on April 1, 2021, in Case No. 2021-00106.  The application will request that the proposed rates become effective May 1, 2021.  The present and proposed rates for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply are set forth below:

Rate

 

Item

Present

Proposed

R

Residential

     
   

Facility Charge per month

 $             18.00

 $         18.66

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.08649

 $      0.08969

D

Time of Use Marketing Service

     
   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.06264

 $      0.06495

C

General Power Service < 50kW

     
   

Facility Charge Single Phase per month

 $             25.33

 $         26.27

   

Facility Charge Three Phase per month

 $             50.14

 $         51.99

   

Energy Charge - Off Peak per kWh

 $         0.09474

 $      0.09824

E

Public Facilities

     
   

Facility Charge per month

 $             18.00

 $         18.66

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.09526

 $      0.09878

L

General Power Service 1000-5000kW

   

 

   

 Facility Charge per month

 $             63.81

 $         66.17

   

 Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.06721

 $      0.06969

   

 Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.47

 $           6.71

M

General Power Service 500+kW

     
   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.06045

 $      0.06268

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $             10.07

 $         10.44

P

General Power Service 500+kW

     
   

Facility Charge per month

 $             86.88

 $         90.09

   

Energy Charge per kWh

 $         0.05705

 $      0.05916

   

Demand Charge per kW

 $               6.21

 $           6.44

T

Rate T - Outdoor Lights

     
   

400 W

 $             17.03

 $         17.66

S

Rate S - Outdoor Lights

     
   

175 W

 $               9.34

 $           9.69

O

Rate O - LED Outdoor Lighting

     
   

Open Bottom Light  (4,800-6,800 Lumens)

 $               9.49

 $           9.84

   

Cobra Head Light (7,200 - 10,000 Lumens)

 $             14.60

 $         15.14

   

Directional Flood Light (15,00 - 18,000 Lumens)

 $             21.81

 $         22.62

   

Ornamental Light w/Pole (4,80 - 6,800 Lumens)

 $             20.18

 $         20.93

   

Additional Pole (30' Wood / if no existing pole available)

 $               5.54

 $           5.74

The effect of the change requested, in both dollar amounts and as a percentage, for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

     

Increase

Rate Class

 

 

Dollars

Percent

R

Residential

 

 $       1,236,051

3.44%

D

Time of Use Marketing Service

 

 $             1,657

3.78%

C

General Power Service < 50kW

 

 $         127,324

3.65%

E

Public Facilities

 

 $           16,540

3.41%

L

General Power Service 1000-5000kW

 

 $         132,233

3.42%

M

General Power Service 500+kW

 

 $           30,747

3.53%

P

General Power Service 500+kW

 

 $           44,380

3.70%

S,T,O

Lighting

 

 $           44,114

3.74%

Total

 

 

$1,633,045

3.46%

The amount of the average usage and the effect upon the average bill for each customer classification to which the proposed rates will apply is set forth below:

   

Average

Increase

Rate Class

 

Usage (kWh)

Dollars

Percent

R

Residential

1,103

 $               4.19

3.44%

D

Time of Use Marketing Service

 NA

 $                  -  

3.78%

C

General Power Service < 50kW

1,655

 $               7.00

3.65%

E

Public Facilities

1,110

 $               4.57

3.41%

L

General Power Service 1000-5000kW

107

 $           100.18

3.42%

M

General Power Service 500+kW

1,652

 $        2,562.21

3.53%

P

General Power Service 500+kW

136,842

 $           410.93

3.70%

S,T,O

Lighting

 NA

 NA

3.74%

 

A person may examine the application and any related documents Clark Energy has filed with the PSC at the utility’s principal office, located at:

Clark Energy Cooperative, Inc.

2640 Iron Works Road

Winchester, Kentucky 40391

(859) 744-4251

www.clarkenergy.com

A person may also examine the application: (i) at the Commission’s offices located at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; or (ii) through the Commission's website at https://psc.ky.gov/Case/ViewCaseFilings/2021-00106.  Comments regarding the application may be submitted to the Commission through its Web site or by mail to Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602.

The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Clark Energy, but the Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates contained in this notice.  A person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Commission at Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, establishing the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party. If the Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of initial publication or mailing of the notice, the Commission may take final action on the application.