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Charges

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Charges on the electric bill related to the delivery of electricity or specific member costs are broken down by line item. Some charges are monthly fixed costs covering maintaining the account and delivery of service regardless of usage. Other charges are applicable for situations related to member requests or billing due dates.

Customer Charge

A monthly fixed charge to cover the costs of the minimum equipment required to provide the customer with connectivity to the electric grid, regardless of energy usage.

Connect, Reconnect, or Transfer Charge.
Per metered service
$30.00
Unpaid as of the past due date.
Minimum $10.00 charge, Maximum $500.00 charge
Returned Check Charge.
$25.00
*Returned items of $500.00 or more subject to a charge of 5% of the total amount of the returned item.
Non-Pay Disconnect Charge at the Meter.
All accounts disconnected for non-payment must pay the full pastdue balance prior to reconnection of service. It may take up to one business day to reconnect after your payment is processed by LCEC.
$50.00
Non-Pay Disconnect Charge at the Pole.
If the meter is inaccessible or if there is illegal diversion or meter tampering, the service will be physically disconnected at the pole.
$200.00
Meter Tamper Charge.
Plus equipment costs to rectify the account.
Plus a charge based upon a reasonable estimate of energy usage.
Additionally the customer may be subject to immediate disconnection of service or prosecution under Florida state law.
$200.00
Illegal Power Diversion.
Plus equipment costs to rectify the account.
Plus a charge based upon a reasonable estimate of energy usage.
Additionally the customer may be subject to immediate disconnection of service or prosecution under Florida state law.
1st Offense $300.00
2nd Offense $400.0
3rd Offense $500.00
False Service Call Charge.
In the event a customer requests LCEC to visit the location due to disruption of electrical service, and it is determined that LCEC is not responsible for the disruption or a customer requests the establishment of service but the location is not ready or suitable for an electrical connection to be established.
$30.00 for meter crew or $80.00 for line crew
Streetlight Connection Charge.
A service charge to connect a new or existing streetlight/security light
$200.00
Initial Construction Charge.
To construct facilities at a new location.
$300.00
System Infrastructure Charge.
Service at a location that will become permanent.
$750.00
A service charge per metered service for the establishment of service at a location that will become permanent.
Net Metering Interconnection Application Processing Charge.
Tier 1 $35.00
Tier 2 up to $1,000.00
Tier 3* $1,000.00
*$2,000.00 interconnection study fee if applicable