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Electric

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Initiating electric service requires a prepay of $50.00. This prepay is applied to your electric bill. Electric meters are read on or about the 1st of the month and bills are sent on the 25th with payment due upon receipt. A 1 1/2% penalty is applied to accounts not paid by the 15ta h of the following month. Payment may be mailed in the envelope provided, dropped off, or placed in the drop box in front of city hall.

  • Single Phase Residential:
    • Monthly Base Charge: $14.00
    • Energy Charge:
      • September – May: $.0960
      • June-August: $.1130
    • Available to all single residences and also to individual apartment units.
  • Single Phase Commercial:

    • Monthly Base Charge: $17.00
    • Energy Charge:
      • September – May: $.0980
      • June-August: $.1120
    • Available to commercial customers with single phase service.
  • Three Phase Commercial:
    • Monthly Base Charge: $23.50
    • Energy Charge:
      • September – May: $.0980
      • June-August: $.1120
    • This rate is available to all customers with three phase service who have a calculated demand of 20 KW or less.
  • Large Power Three Phase Commercial:
    • Monthly Base Charge: $38.00
    • Demand Charge based on all kw:
      • September – May: $10.30 kw
      • June-August: $13.90 kw
    • Energy Charge (All kwh): $.053 kw
    • This rate is available to all customers with three phase service with a calculated demand over 20 KW. Billing demand will be the maximum demand as measured during any 15 minute interval during the bill period.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS:
Energy Assistance Programs are available for Barnesville Municipal Power Customers. Click here for more information.

BRIGHT ENERGY SOLUTION REBATES:
Would you like to save energy and save money?
We offer rebates for your home or business for energy efficient appliances and equipment.

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Making your home more energy efficient can help reduce high energy bills, improve comfort, and protect the environment. The Bright Energy Solutions® program provides cash incentives to help you make those energy-efficient improvements. Go to www.brightenergysolutions.com for more details.

Bright Energy Solutions® is a portfolio of cash-incentive programs that can help your business reduce power costs and operate more efficiently. You can earn rebates for installing energy-efficient equipment, and continue to enjoy the energy savings for years to come. Take advantage of incentives for your businesses at www.brightenergysolutions.com

DUAL FUEL RATE:
Dual Fuel Service Rate:

  • September-May: $.0470 kwh
  • June-August: $.1130 kwh

This rate is available to all customers with a dual fuel heating system controlled by the city’s load management system. To qualify:

  • A heating system must use electricity as its primary source of heat; and
  • The secondary source of heat must be thermostatically controlled and capable of heating the structure to 68° and maintaining that temperature; and
  • The dual fuel load shall be metered separately; and
  • The customer must make a five-year commitment to the program.

DUAL FUEL INCENTIVE FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS:
An incentive will be offered for all customers converting to a dual fuel system. All potential dual fuel commercial customers will require prior approval of the Telephone/Electric/Cable Board. Guy Swenson, Utilities Manager, can calculate the exact amount of the incentive. Contact him at (218) 354-2292.

DUAL FUEL INCENTIVE FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION:
A $200.00 one-time payment will be made to the general contractor.

FINANCING DUAL FUEL INSTALLATIONS:
All new dual fuel heating installations are eligible for a 5-year, 6% annual interest loan of up to $2,000.00. This loan will be paid back in equal monthly installments on the customer’s utility bill. Loans for commercial customers will require prior approval by Telephone/Electric/Cable Advisory Board.

OFF PEAK INCENTIVE PROGRAM:
Dual Fuel Service Rate:

  • September-May: $.0470 kwh
  • June-August: $.1130 kwh

This rate is available for electric thermal storage (ETS) space heaters, under concrete slab electric heating systems and electric heated liquid filled under concrete slab heating systems. Off Peak Services must be metered separately and controlled by the Cityʼs load management system. Central air conditioners and water heaters do not qualify for the off peak rate.

 

WATER HEATER INCENTIVE PROGRAM:

Receive a $2.00 per gallon rebate for the installation of a new electric water heater with a storage capacity of at least 50 gallons, or $3.00 per gallon for new water heaters with a minimum storage capacity of 80 gallons. Water heaters must be controlled by the cityʼs load management. Demand water heaters without storage do not qualify for this rebate.

SECURITY LIGHTS

Charge per light $12.25 month

Available to all customers for un-metered lights, 200 watts or less, owned, installed and maintained by the City.

SECURITY FLOOD LIGHTS

Charge per light $24.50 month

Available to all commercial customers for un-metered lights, 200 watts or less, owned, installed and maintained by the City

RIVER WINDS WIND ENERGY

By enrolling in the RiverWinds project, customers are supporting efforts to produce “green” energy. These charges are in addition to standard electric charges.

  • One 100 kwh block of power $ 2.00 month
  • Two 100 kwh blocks $ 4.00 month
  • Three 100 kwh blocks $ 6.00 month

 

 

Bright Ideas Delivered Right to Your Email. Are you looking for more energy-saving tips, simple hints, and other timely information about energy efficiency for your home? Then sign up today for our FREE Bright Ideas e-newsletter that is distributed monthly to your email inbox. There are also FREE tools that you can use anytime such as: Home Energy Analyzer, Heating System Comparison Calculator, Cooling System Comparison Calculator and an Appliance Calculator.

Have you ever had a technical question, or needed research assistance, but you didn’t know where to turn or whom to ask? Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) and Barnesville Municipal Utilities provide the answers you need.

Missouri River Energy Services Questline is a FREE technical assistance service that provides technical, business, research and information assistance quickly and easily. It is provided to you at NO-COST because we value our relationships with customers. We understand that if the companies we serve are strong – then we are strong. The MRES Questline service includes an on-line library of information with a database of technical business and engineering documents and resources. You can browse through the library topics or use the powerful keyword search engine to find the information you need. The on-line portal also includes targeted research tools (for patent searches, MSDS documents, company profile information, workplace posters, and more) and benchmark industry data. If you can’t find exactly what you need in the library, Questline includes a technical, marketing and problem-solving “Ask an Expert” hotline service that MRES and Barnesville Municipal Utilities also provide FREE to customers. There is no usage limit, all questions and answers are held in strict confidence, and answers are typically issued within 24-48 hours.

Register now for the MRES Questline to get answers to your questions on:

  • Facilities Systems and Equipment
  • Process Technologies
  • Energy Fundamentals and Management
  • Facility and Manufacturing Management
  • Business Development
  • And more!

Sign up today for our FREE Questline service!