Rate classification and assignment shall be made by Karnes Electric in accordance with the application and type of service provisions in its rate schedules. Rate schedules have been developed for the standard types of service provided by the cooperative. Rate availability includes the following:
For more information on rate schedules, contact the billing department at
(888) 807-3952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership Fee: $5.00 (Refundable upon termination of service)
Consumer Deposit: The cooperative may require that you maintain a deposit balance up to the estimated billing for the sum of the three average months during a 12-month period. A lesser or no deposit may be required with satisfactory credit rating.
Investigation Fee: $75.00
Miscellaneous Service Fee: $125.00
Disconnection and/or Reconnection Fee: $75.00*
Collection Fee: $75.00*
Returned Check Fee: $35.00
Meter Test Fee: $100.00 – $150.00
Delinquent Accounts Fee: 5.0%
Reproduction of Tariff Sheets: At cost
Temporary Service: $200.00 Plus any applicable line extension costs
Meter Reading Fee: $75.00
Meter Tampering Fee: $200.00
Line Relocation: At cost
Retail Electric Switchovers
Base Charge: $160.00
Base Charge adder: $60.00
Area Light Install Fee: $50.00 Plus any applicable line extension costs
*Before 8:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends/holidays, add $50.00.
For more detailed information or to see a complete listing of fees and charges, please refer to the Karnes Electric Cooperative, Inc. Tariff for Electric Service. A complete copy of the tariff is available for inspection at Karnes Electric’s offices.
Your bill is considered delinquent if payment has not been received in the cooperative’s offices within sixteen (16) days after the bill is issued. A disconnect notice will be mailed stating the account will be disconnected without further notice if the past due amount is not paid within ten (10) days.
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