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The energy charge on customers’ bills is the amount, according to our base rates, charged for the actual energy used by a customer, measured in kilowatt hours.
- CUSTOMER CHARGE$14.75
- Energy Charge.11153 per kwh
- PCA Charge.009970 per kwh
- Total rate including PCA.1215 per kwh
About Our Rates
There is a power cost adjustment (PCA)charge on each bill. The power cost adjustment is a variable energy rate that can fluctuate quarterly based on the cost of creating electricity and delivering it to PPS. The PCA is used to prevent constant fluctuations in our base rates.
A customer charge appears on the bill each month. The customer charge covers the cost of the minimum amount of equipment, infrastructure and manpower needed to deliver electricity to your home, regardless of how much electricity you use. The current residential customer charge is $14.75 per month.
Paducah Power System has a net metering application and policy for customers choosing to connect to the PPS distribution system while generating their own power through renewable sources such as sun and wind. In short, customers generating less energy than they use must pay PPS for any energy purchased from PPS. Customers generating more than they use will receive a credit on their future bill(s) for the excess energy put into the Paducah Power distribution system. Those interested in net metering should contact our Engineering Department at 270-575-4000.
Net Metering Application and Policy: Net Metering Policy and Application
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To apply for service, click here to get started or call Customer Service at 270-575-4000 or visit our office at 1500 Broadway, Monday – Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm.
There is a connection fee of $35.00 for all new accounts.
The standard deposit for a new customer is two months of average billing with a minimum of $150. This deposit may be waived based on the credit score of an applicant as determined by the ONLINE Utility Exchange. For existing customers, the deposit amount will be determined by pay history. For previous customers with an unpaid balance, the deposit will be based on the bill amount at new location. If a deposit is required, it must be paid at the time of application by credit card, cash or check. Customers who sign up for our PayGo program do not have to pay a deposit.
PPS Rules and Regulations Link: Rules & Regulations
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7:00am - 4:30pm
Connect/Disconnect Power 270.575.4000
Main Switchboard 270.575.4000 | Engineering Department 270.575.4015 | Service Department (Outages) 270.575.4010
Paducah Power System Address: 1500 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001