North Dakota Commercial Rate Summary

The schedules in these tables do not include sales tax, adjustments, or riders, which may vary by month and by state. For complete terms and other rates, such as outdoor lighting, farm service, or irrigation, see rates, rules, and regulations. Charges apply monthly.

Small General Service Rate (Less Than 20 kw)

Rate codes: 404—secondary; 405—primary; 408—nonmetered (closed)

This schedule is applicable to three-phase Residential Customers, and both single- and three-phase nonresidential customers with demands of 20 kilowatt (kW) or below and to residential customers with three-phase service only with demands of 20 kW or less.

     Minnesota   
  North Dakota  
South Dakota
404 and 405
Customer charge
$18.50 $13.00 $13.00
408
Customer charge
$4.50 NA NA
404
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
10.126¢ 8.139¢ First 2000 - 5.235¢
Excess - 4.476¢
404
Kilowatt-hour charge
October – May
8.226¢ 7.392¢ First 2000 - 5.445¢
Excess - 4.685¢
405
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
9.761¢ 8.101¢ First 2000 - 4.980¢
Excess - 4.224¢
405
Kilowatt-hour charge
October-May
7.861¢ 7.355¢ First 2000 - 5.137¢
Excess - 4.381¢
408
Kilowatt-hour charge
8.589¢ NA NA
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Standard Commercial Rate - General Service

Rate codes: 401—secondary; 403—primary

This schedule is applicable to three-phase Residential Customers, and both single- and three-phase nonresidential customers, with a measured demand of at least 20 kilowatts (kW) during the most recent 12 months.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Secondary Service (401)
Customer charge $27.00 $12.00 $12.00
Facility charge 97¢/kW of annual maximum
demand (minimum 20 kW)
52¢/kW of annual maximum
demand (minimum 20 kW)
NA
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
7.495¢ 7.843¢ 4.083¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
7.860¢ 7.122¢ 4.631¢
Demand charge per kilowatt
June - September
$3.63 (minimum 20 kW) NA $1.22 (minimum 20 kW)
Demand charge per kilowatt
October - May
$1.39 (minimum 20 kW) NA $1.02 (minimum 20 kW)
Primary Service (403)
Customer charge $24.00 $12.00 $12.00
Facility charge 65¢/kW of annual maximum
demand (minimum 20 kW)
38¢/kW of annual maximum
demand (minimum 20 kW)
NA
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
7.244¢ 7.806¢ 3.880¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
7.535¢ 7.086¢ 4.374¢
Demand charge per kilowatt
June - September
$4.02 (minimum 20 kW) NA $1.17 (minimum 20 kW)
Demand charge per kilowatt
October - May
$1.89 (minimum 20 kW) NA $0.97 (minimum 20 kW)
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Large General Service

Rate codes: 602, 603, 632

These are the standard, noncontrolled rates for nonresidential customers.  

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota

603 - Secondary Service

Customer charge $80.00 $40.00 $50.00
Facilities charge 55¢/kW <1000
45¢ >= 1000 per annual
max kW per month (min 80 kW)
30¢/kW <1000
15¢/kW >= 1000 per month
(min 80 kW)
33¢/kW <1000
24¢/kW >= 1000 per month
(min 80 kW)
Monthly minimum Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Billing demand per kilowatt
June - September
$10.95 (min 80 kW) $7.29 (min 80 kW) $7.29 (min 80 kW)
Billing demand per kilowatt
October - May
$8.50 (min 80 kW) $5.61(min 80 kW) $4.63 (min 80 kW)
Excess billing demand Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW.
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
5.248¢ First 700,000- 4.745¢
Excess - 4.345¢
1.696¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
5.503¢ First 700,000- 4.795¢
Excess - 4.391¢
2.046¢

602 - Primary Service

Customer charge $80.00 $40.00 $50.00
Facilities charge 25¢/ kW of annual max
demand per month (min 80
kW)
11¢/kW of annual max
demand per month (min 80
kW)
12¢/kW of annual max
demand per month (min 80 kW)
Monthly minimum Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Customer + facilities +
demand charges
Billing demand per kW
June - September
$10.45 (min 80 kW) $7.24 (min 80 kW) $7.00 (min 80 kW)
Billing demand per kW
October - May
$8.05 (min 80 kW) $5.57 (min 80 kW) $4.40 (min 80 kW)
Excess billing demand Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW.
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
5.047¢ First 700,000- 4.725¢
Excess - 4.325¢
1.566¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
5.249¢ First 700,000- 4.771¢
Excess - 4.367¢
1.882¢

632 - Transmission Service

Customer charge $80.00 $40.00 $50.00
Facilities charge $0.00/ kW $0.00/ kW $0.00/ kW
Monthly minimum Customer + facilities +
demand charges (min 80 kW)
Customer + facilities + demand charges (min 80 kW) Customer + facilities + demand charges (min 80 kW)
Billing demand per kW
June - September
$7.28 (min 80 kW) $5.88 (min 80 kW) $5.42 (min 80 kW)
Billing demand per kW
October - May
$7.41 (min 80 kW) $4.73 (min 80 kW) $3.79 (min 80 kW)
Excess billing demand Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW. Demand may be increased 1 kW for each whole 10 kVar of measured reactive demand in excess of 50% of the metered demand in kW.
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
4.288¢ First 700,000- 4.604¢
Excess - 4.204¢
1.352¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
4.404¢ First 700,000- 4.626¢
Excess - 4.222¢
1.618¢
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Customers on the base tariffs listed above, among others, may receive a bill credit each month when direct control to connect water heating is configured. Water heaters may be controlled up to 14 hours a day. Credit amounts vary by state.

  Minnesota        North Dakota South Dakota
Monthly Bill Credit $8.00 $4.00 $4.00
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This rate applies to water heaters that are metered separately and subject to controlled service. Water heaters may be controlled up to 14 hours a day.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $4.00 $1.00 $2.50
Monthly minimum bill Customer + facilities charges Customer + facilities charges Customer charge
Facilities charge $0.00 $1.00 $0.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
7.148¢ 5.403¢ 2.776¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
6.112¢ 5.268¢ 3.143¢
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Dual Fuel - Small

Rate codes: 185, 190; penalty 882

This is for permanently connected interruptible heating loads with an alternate fuel backup system that is served with self-contained (typical) metering. You also may include water heaters on this rate when other interruptible load is in use. Heating loads may be controlled up to 24 hours a day and water-heating loads may be controlled up to 14 hours a day. Rate 185 allows for air-source heat pump loads to be cycled 15 minutes on and 15 minutes off during summer control periods.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $4.00 $2.00 $2.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Facility charge $8.00 $5.00 $5.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
5.568¢ 3.289¢ 1.050¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
5.223¢ 3.081¢ 1.386¢
Penalty charge /kWh
June-September
39.803¢ 38.606¢ 16.403¢
Penalty charge /kWh
October-May
19.978¢ 12.924¢ 17.697¢
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Dual Fuel - Large

Rate codes: 165, 170; 168/268; 169/269; penalty 881

This is for permanently connected interruptible heating loads with an alternate fuel backup system that is serviced by current transformer (CT) metering. You also may include water heaters on this rate when other qualified interruptible load is in use. Heating loads may be controlled up to 24 hours a day and water heating loads may be controlled up to 14 hours a day. Rates 165 and 169/269 allow for qualified summer-season loads to be cycled 15 minutes on and 15 minutes off during control periods. To accommodate system controls, Rates 168/268 and 169/269 allow up to 5% of off-peak-load use to remain in service during control periods.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota

165, 170 - Option 1

Customer charge $7.00 $4.00 $5.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Facilities charge 18.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
8.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
12.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
4.765¢ 2.796¢ 0.629¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
4.532¢ 2.674¢ 0.895¢
Penalty charge/kWh
June - September
31.020¢ 39.448¢ 15.516¢
Penalty charge/kWh
October - May
13.893¢ 12.726¢ 15.839¢

168/268, 169/269 - Option 2

Customer charge $7.00 $5.00 $6.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Facilities charge 18.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
8.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
12.0¢/kW of annual max.
demand per month
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
4.765¢ 2.966¢ 0.856¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
4.532¢ 2.838¢ 1.142¢
Control period demand charge
June- September
$10.95/kW $7.29/kW $7.29/kW
Control period demand charge
October - May
$8.50/kW $5.61/kW $4.63/kW
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Deferred Load

Rate codes: 195, 197; penalty 883

This is for permanently connected deferred loads. These loads primarily are thermal storage, such as underfloor heating or central-storage furnaces. You also may include water heaters on this rate when deferred heating load is in use. Loads may be controlled up to 14 hours a day. Rate 195 allows for qualified summer-season loads to be cycled 15 minutes on and 15 minutes off during control periods.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $4.00 $3.00 $3.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Customer +
facilities charges
Facilities charge $8.00 $4.00 $4.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
6.851¢ 4.784¢ 1.852¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
6.821¢ 4.632¢ 2.156¢
Penalty charge
June - September
29.065¢ 33.802¢ 15.939¢
Penalty charge
October - May
18.379¢ 11.510¢ 16.927¢
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This is for permanently connected deferred loads with self-contained (typical) metering, primarily thermal-storage space heating or other approved loads. Electric service will be provided from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. In all other hours, the customer's load will be controlled. 

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $3.00 $1.00 $1.50
Monthly minimum bill Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Facilities charge $4.00 $3.00 $3.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
2.826¢ 2.404¢ 0.110¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
3.429¢ 2.567¢ 0.564¢
Penalty charge/kWh
June - September
7.495¢ 9.40¢ 4.652¢
Penalty charge/kWh
October - May
5.233¢ 7.385¢ 3.826¢
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Fixed Time of Delivery - CT Metering

Rate code: 302; penalty 885

This is for permanently connected deferred loads with current transformer (CT) metering, primarily thermal-storage space heating or other approved loads. Electric service will be provided from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. In all other hours, the customer's load will be controlled.  

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $4.00 $1.50 $2.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Customer + facilities
charges
Facilities charge $24.00 $19.00 $16.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
2.826¢ 2.404¢ 0.110¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
3.429¢ 2.567¢ 0.564¢
Penalty charge/kWh
June - September
7.495¢ 9.40¢ 4.652¢
Penalty charge/kWh
October - May
5.233¢ 7.385¢ 3.826¢
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This is for permanently connected deferred loads with current transformer (CT) metering and served at primary voltage. Loads primarily are thermal-storage space heating or other approved loads. Electric service will be provided from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. In all other hours, the customer's load will be controlled.

  Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota
Customer charge $5.50 $3.00 $5.00
Monthly minimum bill Customer + facilities charges Customer + facilities charges Customer + facilities charges
Facilities charge $12.00 $9.00 $8.00
Kilowatt-hour charge
June - September
2.815¢ 2.393¢¢ 0.100¢
Kilowatt-hour charge
October - May
3.415¢ 2.556¢ 0.552¢
Penalty charge/kWh
June - September
7.484¢ 9.389¢ 4.641¢
Penalty charge/kWh
October - May
5.219¢ 7.374¢ 3.813¢
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