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Lighting Services

I. AVAILABILITY This rate is available to municipalities, road lighting districts or others who contract for the operation of street lighting systems in incorporated cities, unincorporated communities, recognized subdivisions, or areas immediately adjacent thereto for the lighting of public streets, roads, and thoroughfares, subject to the Standard Terms and Conditions for Electric Service of the Cooperative. This rate is not available for rural and private area lighting. II. TYPE OF SERVICE Unmetered mercury vapor or equivalent lighting service from dusk to dawn, approximately 4000 hours per year. Cooperative shall furnish lamp renewals and install same. All necessary service and maintenance shall be furnished by the Cooperative during the regular working hours of the Cooperative. In case the Cooperative shall at any time or times be prevented from delivering electric energy hereunder by causes beyond its control, it shall not be liable in damages to any governing body, firm or corporation. III. MINIMUM A minimum of ten lamps must be used to qualify for this rate. IV. RATE PER LIGHT PER MONTH: F.C.A. Based on:

100 W High Pressure Sodium Lamp$3.9045 kWh
175 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$3.9074 kWh
250 W High Pressure Sodium$6.40106 kWh
400 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$6.65159 kWh

(Mercury Vapor Lamps are no longer available, rates are for existing lights only) V. ADDITIONAL FACILITES CHARGE Where the Cooperative is required to furnish service to metal, concrete or fiberglass poles, the following rate will apply: Rate per Light per Month: F.C.A. Based on:

100 W High Pressure Sodium Lamp$4 .9045 kWh
175 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$4.9074 kWh
250 W High Pressure Sodium$7.40106 kWh
400 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$7.65159 kWh

(Mercury Vapor Lamps are no longer available, rates are for existing lights only) Where the Cooperative is required to furnish underground service to metal, concrete or fiberglass poles: F.C.A. Based on:

100 W High Pressure Sodium Lamp$5 .9045 kWh
175 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$5.9074 kWh
250 W High Pressure Sodium$8.15106 kWh
400 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$8.40159 kWh

(Mercury Vapor Lamps are no longer available, rates are for existing lights only) VI. POWER COST ADJUSTMENT The above charges shall be increased as determined under Power Cost Adjustment Clause PCA-WST . VII. TAXES All sales taxes or other taxes levied on the sale of electric power by any governmental authority shall be added to the above rate schedule in accordance with the applicable laws. VIII. TERMS OF PAYMENT The above rates are net, the gross rates being 5% higher on the bill. In the event the current monthly bill is not paid within twenty (20) days from the date of the bill, the gross rates shall apply.

I. AVAILABILITY

Available at all points in Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative, Inc. ‘s service area where existing facilities of suitable phase and voltage are adjacent to the premises to be served subject to the established rules and regulations of the Cooperative. Not available for temporary service.

II. APPLICATION

To electric service for the operation of overhead automatically controlled all night outdoor lighting service for lighting private streets, alleys, or any area of the premises. The lighting fixture shall be a luminaire with outer globes open bottom glassware with a mercury vapor white lamp or equivalent control device, mounted on a 30-inch bracket or mastarm erected on Cooperative-owned or controlled poles where the fixtures and equipment are owned, maintained, and serviced by the Cooperative.

III. TYPE OF SERVICE

Cooperative shall furnish lamp renewals and install same. All necessary service and maintenance shall be furnished by the Cooperative during regular working hours of the Cooperative. The lamps shall burn from dusk to dawn. In case the Cooperative shall at any time or times be prevented from delivering electric energy hereunder by causes beyond its control, it shall not be liable in damages to any governing body, person, firm or corporation.

IV. BILLING

For a lamp located on high side of meter: $6.55 per lamp per month (175 Watt MV or 100 Watt HPS), $14.00 per lamp per month (400 Watt MH or 400 Watt HPS), $26.00 per lamp per month (1000 Watt MH or 1000 Watt HPS). For a lamp located on load side of meter: $3.75 per lamp per month (175 Watt MV or 100 Watt HPS), $5.90 per lamp per month (400 Watt MH or 400 Watt HPS), $7.25 per lamp per month (1000 Watt MH or 1000 Watt HPS).

V. POWER COST ADJUSTMENT

The above charges shall be increased as determined under Power Cost Adjustment Clause PCA-WST. Mercury vapor lamps will be charged at 74 kWh per month. High-pressure sodium lamps will be charged at 45 kWh (100 Watt), 151 kWh (400 Watt) and 350 kWh (1000 Watt) per month. Metal Halide lamps will be charged at 151 kWh (400 Watt) and 350 kWh (1000 Watt) per month.

VI. TAXES

All sales taxes or other taxes levied on the sale of electric power by any governmental authority shall be added to the above rate schedule in accordance with the applicable laws.

VII. TERMS OF PAYMENT

The above races are net, the gross rates being 5% higher on the bill. In the event the current monthly bill is not paid within twenty (20) days from the date of the bill, the gross rates shall apply.

VIII. CONTRACT PERIOD

Not less than one year.

I. AVAILABILITY

Available at all points in Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative, Inc.’s service area where existing facilities of suitable phase and voltage are adjacent to the premises to be served subject to the established rules and regulations of the Cooperative. Not available for temporary service.

II. APPLICATION

To unmetered service for the operation of underground automatically controlled all night outdoor lighting service for lighting private streets, alleys, or any area of the premises. The lighting fixtures shall be a Luminaire with outer globes open bottom glassware with a 175 watt – 400 watt mercury vapor white lamp or equivalent lamp, with control device, mounted on a 30 inch bracket or mastarm erected on Cooperative-owned or controlled metal, concrete or fiberglass poles where the fixtures and equipment (with exception of trenching and underground wire which shall be furnished by the Member Member) are owned, maintained and serviced by the Cooperative.

III. TYPE OF SERVICE

The lamps shall burn from dusk to dawn. Cooperative shall furnish lamp renewals and install same. All necessary service and maintenance on the underground service line and the overhead poles and fixtures shall be furnished by the Cooperative during regular working hours of the Cooperative. In case the Cooperative shall at any time or times be prevented from delivering electric energy hereunder by causes beyond its control, it shall not be liable in damages to any governing body, person, firm or corporation.

IV. RATE PER LIGHT PER MONTH F.C.A. Based on:

100 W High Pressure Sodium Lamp$6.7045 kWh
175 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$6.7074 kWh
250 W High Pressure Sodium$9.20106 kWh
400 W Mercury Vapor Lamp$9.70159 kWh

(Mercury Vapor Lamps are no longer available, rates are for existing lights only)

V. POWER COST ADJUSTMENT

The above charges shall be increased as determined under Power Cost Adjustment Clause PCA-WST.

VI. TAXES

All sales taxes or other taxes levied on the sale of electric power by any governmental authority shall be added to the above rate schedule in accordance with the applicable laws.

VII. TERMS OF PAYMENT

The above rates are net, the gross rates being 5% higher on the bill. In the event the current monthly bill is not paid within twenty (20) days from the date of the bill, the gross rates shall apply.

Service Applications

The person to be responsible for the bill must fill out an application and sign a contract. This can be done in person or over the phone with a credit card. You can also print the application and have it ready to be processed to save time.

Washington St. Tammany Electric Service Application:

Download here: Commercial Application

Download here: Residential Application

  • A valid driver’s license and social security card must be presented. This information is needed for both husband and wife.
  • Employment information on both husband and wife, including phone numbers.
  • Mailing address for billing. Phone number. Directions to property for service. Neighbor’s name if possible.
  • Security lights – if there is a pole that the Co-op has set the customer can have a security light at no extra charge if it is requested at the time of the connect. If the customer wants more than one security light and if we have existing poles that they can be put on, we will put up as many as they want for no extra charge. If no pole is there we will set one up for a $100.00 construction fee. If a customer already has an account there will be a $35.00 connection fee. If they need a pole set, the $100.00 construction fee will be added to the $35.00 connection fee.
  • Deposits – All of Washington St. Tammany Electric deposits will be determined by a credit check.
  • Fees – There will be a $10.00 Membership fee and $25.00 Connection fee due at time of connection.
  • Permits are required in certain cases. (See below)



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