Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

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New Large Single Loads

Schedule 37

This schedule is available in all territory served by the PUD. All loads or portions of loads determined to be, or being monitored for determination as, a "New Large Single Load," as defined below, shall be served according to this rate schedule. Prior to receiving service under this Schedule, the Customer shall enter in to a contract with the PUD.

A "New Large Single Load" is any load associated with a new facility, an existing facility, or an expansion of an existing facility:

(a) Which was not contracted for, or committed to, as determined by the Bonneville Power Administrator, by the PUD prior to September 1, 1979; and

(b) Which will result in an increase in power requirements of a customer of ten average megawatts or more in any consecutive twelve month period.

Any load or portion of a load determined to be, or being monitored for determination as, a "New Large Single Load" shall be separately metered. If facilities are not available for separately metering a load or a portion of a load which has been determined to be, or which is being monitored for determination as, a "New Large Single Load," such metering facilities shall be installed as soon as practicable.

Three phase, sixty-hertz alternating current at the primary voltage available. 

The PUD shall bill the customer for service over billing periods to be defined in the contract. The periodic rates for service provided under this Schedule 37 shall be specified in the contract, and shall include the following components (which components may be separated and rebundled in the manner as agreed between the PUD and the customer): 

(a) Energy and Capacity: Rates to be based on the cost to the PUD of power available to serve the customer's load, or power to be acquired by the PUD to serve the customer's load, plus a reason able service fee, all in accordance with power supply arrangements agreed in writing between the customer and the PUD.

(b) Transportation and Losses: Rates to be established based on cost of service methodology applicable to all customer classes.

(c) Ancillary Services: Rates to cover load following, load shaping, firming, price stability, reactive power, risk premium, PUD overhead, reserves, and other services provided by the PUD.

(d) Customer Charges; Periodic Minimum Charges; Other Fixed Charges: A periodic fixed fee to cover non -variable or minimum costs. The PUD also reserves the right to collect contributions in aid of construction or other charges arising out of any required capital expansion or extraordinary costs.

Service under this rate schedule is subject to the limitations on liability and other terms and conditions of service specified in the PUD’s Electric Service Regulations and Rate Schedule 82.

The above rates are subject to proportional increases to compensate for any gross revenue taxes imposed by any municipal body or other governmental entity having jurisdiction upon the PUD.


Effective Date: January 1, 2010.