Effective January 2, 2017
(Supersedes Schedule A effective January 2, 2014)
This rate schedule is available to customers purchasing firm gas for residential purposes including space heating, provided:
- That not more than three dwelling units equipped with individual appliances be connected to a single meter, unless the area served is utilized by one occupant.
- That the combined input ratings of all heating equipment in multiple family dwellings shall not exceed 500 cubic feet (500,000 Btus) per hour.
District residential gas meters register in units of cubic feet. For billing purposes, residential gas meters are read in units of 100 cubic feet (Ccf). In most cases, the index readings from the meter can be directly applied in the billing process. In some instances, direct readings from the meter index require correction for pressure.
Rate - Monthly Billing
Service Charge $13.72
Base Commodity Charge - All gas used* $.1912 per therm
Commodity Charge – All gas used* Weighted Average Cost of Gas (WACOG)
* The quantity of gas delivered hereunder shall be expressed in therms. The term, "therm," as used in this rate schedule means the quantity of gas which contains one hundred thousand British thermal units (100,000 Btu).
The number of therms delivered hereunder in any month shall be determined by multiplying the volume of gas in cubic feet by the average heating value of the gas, expressed in Btu per cubic foot, as applicable for such month, and dividing this product by 100,000.
The Base Commodity Charge will be combined with the Weighted Average Cost of Gas (WACOG) for a combined Commodity Billing Rate. WACOG shall be derived in accordance with Schedule GCA, Gas Cost Adjustment Provisions.
Rates included herein are subject to adjustment for monthly changes in the cost of natural gas to the District as provided for in gas rate Schedule GCA, Gas Cost Adjustment Provisions. For current billing rate and/or billing rate history contact the District’s Marketing or Rate Divisions.
Minimum Monthly Bill
Statutory Payment to Cities
Under Sections 14-2138 and 2139, R.R.S.1997, the District is required to pay to each city or village two (2) percent of retail sales of gas. Two (2) percent has not been included in the above rate. Therefore, the rate for all customers residing inside corporate limits is 2 percent greater than the rate indicated above.
The monthly bill will be rendered at the above net rate. If not paid within fifteen (15) days of date of bill, unpaid gas charges are subject to a late payment charge of four (4) percent.
A turn-on charge will be required upon application for gas service.
Gas service under this schedule is subject to curtailment to meet fuel requirements of higher emergency priority customers. Emergency priority customers shall be determined by District or as directed by other governmental authority having jurisdiction.
Cost of Natural Gas
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Historic cost of natural gas (excluding the 2 percent statutory payment to cities).
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