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In 1912, the City of Northwood established its light plant. The City of Northwood purchases its wholesale electricity from two sources: Western Area Power Administration and Missouri River Energy Services. WAPA is an agency within the US Department of Energy that markets electricity in this region generated by hydroelectric power plants along the Missouri River. Missouri River Energy Services is an organization of more than 50 communities in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa, that own and operate municipal electrical systems. The power is then wheeled through Minnkota Power's transmission lines to the City of Northwood. These circumstances permit Northwood to offer power at unusually low rates. Your payment is made to the City of Northwood and it is your power system.

Have you ever had a technical question, or needed research assistance, but you didn't know where to turn or who to ask?

 

Would you like to save energy and save money?  We offer rebates for your home or business for energy efficient appliances and equipment.

Making your home more energy efficient can help reduce high energy bills, improve comfort, and protect the environment. The Bright Energy Solutions® program provides cash incentives to help you make those energy-efficient improvements. Go to www.brightenergysolutions.com for more details.

Bright Energy Solutions® is a portfolio of cash-incentive programs that can help your business reduce power costs and operate more efficiently. You can earn rebates for installing energy-efficient equipment, and continue to enjoy the energy savings for years to come. Take advantage of incentives for your businesses at www.brightenergysolutions.com

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Have you ever had a technical question, or needed research assistance, but you didn't know where to turn or whom to ask? Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) and the City of Northwood Utilities provide the answers you need.

Missouri River Energy Services Questline is a FREE technical assistance service that provides technical, business, research and information assistance quickly and easily. It is provided to you at NO-COST because we value our relationships with customers. We understand that if the companies we serve are strong - then we are strong. The MRES Questline service includes an on-line library of information with a database of technical business and engineering documents and resources. You can browse through the library topics or use the powerful keyword search engine to find the information you need. The on-line portal also includes targeted research tools (for patent searches, MSDS documents, company profile information, workplace posters, and more) and benchmark industry data. If you can't find exactly what you need in the library, Questline includes a technical, marketing and problem-solving "Ask an Expert" hotline service that MRES and the City of Northwood Utilities also provide FREE to customers. There is no usage limit, all questions and answers are held in strict confidence, and answers are typically issued within 24-48 hours.

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Electric Rates

*ALL RATES ARE NET RATES BASED ON PAYMENT RECEIVED BY THE FIFTEENTH OF THE MONTH. GROSS RATES ARE 5% HIGHER FOR ALL SERVICES.

ELECTRIC (effective 06/01/2018)

RESIDENTIAL

CUSTOMER CHARGE $16.50/Month

ENERGY CHARGE

KWH $ .084/kwh

SMALL COMMERCIAL (effective 06/01/18)

(Customers with a Peak Demand of less than 40KW)

CUSTOMER CHARGE $25.00/Month

ENERGY CHARGE

ALL KWH $ .09/kwh

SMALL COMMERCIAL (effective 06/01/18)

(Under 40KW - 3 Phase)

METER CHARGE $27.00/Month

ENGERGY CHARGE

ALL KWH $.09/kwh

LARGE COMMERCIAL (effective 06/01/18)

(Customers with a Peak Demand of 40KW or greater)

CUSTOMER CHARGE $40.00/Month

ENERGY CHARGE

ALL KWH $ .055/kwh

DEMAND CHARGE Seasonal:

Dec-Feb $12.00/KW

March-May $ 8.50/KW

June-Aug $13.20/KW

Sept-Nov $ 8.50/KW

INDUSTRIAL (effective 06/01/18)

(Customers with a Peak Demand of 750KW or greater)

     DEPOSIT $10,000.00

CUSTOMER CHARGE $80.00/Month

ENERGY CHARGE

ALL KWH $ .052/kwh

DEMAND CHARGE $18.55/KW

CONTROLLED OFF PEAK (effective 06/01/18)

CUSTOMER CHARGE $ 3.00/Month

ALL KWH $ .048/kwh

HOSPITAL BOILER (effective 06/01/18)

needs to compete with fuel oil, flattens load on substation!

CUSTOMER CHARGE $40.00/Month

ALL KWH $ .07/kwh