Rate Schedule

The following is an overview of Electric Utility rates and charges per Ordinances adopted December 16, 2019.

Residential & Water Heating Rates

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$10.30
EnergyJune thru September$0.12196 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.10779 per kWh


Senior Citizen Residential Rates

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$9.25
EnergyJune thru September$0.10977 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.09702 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$6.20
On PeakJune thru September$0.11007 per kWh
On PeakOctober thru May$0.09553 per kWh
Off PeakJune thru September$0.07491 per kWh
Off PeakOctober thru May$0.07024 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$6.20
On PeakJune thru September$0.19530 per kWh
On Peak
October thru May$0.16253 per kWh
Off PeakJune thru September$0.07237 per kWh
Off PeakOctober thru May
$0.06786 per kWh


General Service Below 20 kW Demand

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$19.35
EnergyJune thru September$0.12513 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.11120 per kWh


Large General Service 20 kW and Above Demand 

Billing ChargeBill DatesRate
ServiceMonthly$56.95
DemandJune thru September$14.55 per kW
DemandOctober thru May$11.39 per kW
EnergyJune thru September$0.07036 per kWh
EnergyOctober thru May$0.06451 per kWh

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

Security Lighting Rates

ServiceMonthly Rate
50 Watt$9.85 
100 Watt$13.50 
150 Watt$16.15
200 Watt$20.55 
250 Watt$25.80 
400 Watt$28.15 

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

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


Fuel Adjustment Clause

A fuel adjustment charge may be billed to all 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.

Solar Retail Energy Rate

Adopted by ordinance 5/4/2020

ServiceRate per KWH
Residential$0.11853
Commercial$0.07828
Industrial$0.07357


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 $0.01086 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, 2020.