Rates and Tariffs
Tariffs are a contract between Orcas Power & Light Cooperative (OPALCO) and its members, created and adopted by the Board of Directors in compliance with OPALCO Bylaws & Articles of Incorporation and in accordance with the requirements of federal, state and other bodies that have jurisdiction. OPALCO, through action by its Board of Directors, reserves the right to change these rates and tariffs at any time.
OPALCO operates as a non-profit cooperative committed to selling power to its members at cost. Rates are set based on the cost of power as contracted with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), plus the cost of OPALCO operational and plant expenses. Click to 2017 Rate Table in chart form.
Here are the current rates:
- R-17 Residential Service
- SCS-17 Small Commercial Service
- LCS-17 Large Commercial Service
- TOU-17 Time of Use Service
- P-17 Pump Service
- NM-16 Unmetered Service
- POL-16 Private Outdoor Lighting
- LR-16 Line Retention
- J-16 Joint Use of Poles
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