Conservation Assessment----Rate Schedule CA

Description: The Conservation Assessment (CA) is a charge to pay for the energy conservation assessment as mandated by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

Application: The CA applies to all rate schedules specifying that Rate Schedule CA applies to that schedule.

The CA is a monthly kiloWatt-hour (kWh) charge.

Computation of the CA

The computation of the CA on a per kilowatt hour basis is equal to the following: Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative's Annual Procurement Amount (P) plus the reconciliation adjustment (R) divided by the estimated kilowatt hours delivered

(K) for the period covered.

CA = (P+R)/K

And where R consists of the difference between the prior years Annual

Procurement Amount and the amount recovered through the CA in that year plus correction of errors or erroneous reporting.

The CA will be a monthly charge for a twelve month period beginning July 1st with annual reconciliation .

Adjustment of the Monthly Recovery Level
The monthly recovery level as determined for the period beginning July 1st is subject to monthly adjustments.

To download a copy of the conservation assessment tariff, which is the document that defines the assessment rate, click here. The document is in PDF format