Electric Rate Schedule

The following is an overview of Electric Utility rates and charges per Ordinance 2020-983 adopted December 21, 2020.

Residential & Water Heating Rates

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$11.20
EnergyJune thru September$0.12389 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.10951 per kWh


Senior Citizen Residential Rates

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$8.20
EnergyJune thru September$0.11770 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.10404 per kWh


On & Off Peak Space Heating Rates

On-peak hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Off-peak hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:01 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. and Friday 7:01 p.m. to Monday 6:59 a.m.

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$6.74
On PeakJune thru September$0.11181 per kWh
On PeakOctober thru May$0.09705 per kWh
Off PeakJune thru September$0.07610 per kWh
Off PeakOctober thru May$0.07136 per kWh


On & Off Peak Electric Vehicle Rates

On-peak hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Off-peak hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:01 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. and Friday 7:01 p.m. to Monday 6:59 a.m.

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$6.74
On PeakJune thru September$0.19839 per kWh
On PeakOctober thru May$0.16512 per kWh
Off PeakJune thru September$0.07352 per kWh
Off PeakOctober thru May$0.06894 per kWh


General Service Below 20 kW Demand

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$21.55
EnergyJune thru September$0.12660 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.11252 per kWh


Large General Service 20 kW and Above Demand 

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
DemandJune thru September$14.00 per kW
DemandOctober thru May$11.40 per kW
EnergyJune thru September$0.07321 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.06713 per kWh

There will be a penalty charge to those customers with large general service who do not maintain a power factor of 90% to 100%.

Security Lighting Rates

ServiceMonthly Rate
50 Watt$10.01
100 Watt$13.90 
150 Watt$16.60
200 Watt$21.10 
250 Watt$26.50 
400 Watt$29.00 

These charges include installation on an existing pole with service available. Other installation charges will be billed based on time and materials.

City Lighting

DescriptionRate
Service Charge$19.80 per month
All City Usage$0.09160 per kWh

Service Connection Charge

Meter TypeCharge Per Meter
Residential Service Meter$150.00
General Service Meter$150.00
Large General Service Meter$500.00
Off-peak Electric Space Heating Service Meter$150.00


Solar Retail Energy Rate

Adopted by ordinance on January 25, 2021

ServiceRate per KWH
Residential$0.11928
Commercial$0.06890
Industrial$0.08440


Fuel Adjustment Clause

A fuel adjustment charge may be billed to electric customers as a separate item on each bill. The rate per kWh will vary from billing period to billing period as it is adjusted by Chaska’s wholesale power supplier.

Monthly Service Charge Clause

A monthly service charge shall apply to all accounts regardless of the amount of electricity used.

Electric Franchise Fee

The City is establishing an Electric Franchise Fee Rate of $0.01111 per kilowatt hour of electric energy transmitted, furnished, delivered or received. 

The fee may be changed by the City Council by resolution adopted by majority vote. The current rate went into effect January 1, 2021.