This rate is available for all purposes where service is delivered at a given location and will be billed under this rate. A customer will begin service under this rate if HMLP estimates that its average use will exceed 500 kW of Demand per month. A customer may be transferred from rate LGS at its request if the customer’s 12 month average monthly demand is less than 480 kW of Demand for 3 consecutive months. A customer may be transferred from rate LGS at the option of the Plant if the customer’s 12 month average monthly demand is less than 480 kW of Demand for 3 consecutive months. Suitable transforming, controlling and regulating apparatus, acceptable to and approved by HMLP shall be provided at the expense of the customer.
The minimum bill is $4,820.00 per month.
The Customer shall provide a security deposit in such amount and form as determined by the HMLP Manager, in his or her discretion.
A discount of 10 percent will be applied to bills paid on or before the 15th of the month following the billing date, providing all previous bills have been paid. No discount shall reduce a bill below the $4,329 monthly minimum. The Power Cost Adjustment will not be discounted.
The demand for each month under ordinary load conditions will be the greatest of the following:
- The greatest 15 minute peak occurring during such month as measured in kilowatts.
- 80 percent of the greatest 15 minute peak occurring during such month as measured in kilovolt-amperes.
- 480 kilowatts.
The Customer shall agree to receive service under this rate for an initial term of one year. HMLP will supply service under this rate if HMLP can properly supply electricity to the Customer without an uneconomic expenditure by HMLP. The Agreement may be terminated at any time on or after the expiration date of the initial term by 12 month's written notice.
The amount determined under the preceding provisions will be adjusted in accordance with the HMLP's Power Cost Adjustment.
This rate shall apply only to service where metering is installed on the primary side of the transformer(s) supplying the Customer. Secondary metering will be subject to the addition of transformer energy losses or to 2% of the metered kWh.
If the Customer owns and maintains the transformer(s) and associated equipment (other than metering), a monthly credit of $0.10 per kW of billing demand will be made.