LCEC is a proud member of Touchstone Energy Cooperative
Due to a system upgrade, Smarthub and Pay Now will not be available on Saturday, December 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.
For helpful information regarding your LCEC membership, read the LCEC Customer Guide.
|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.
|Electric Service Security Deposit||The deposit will be equal to twice the average monthly bill with a $200.00 minimum. Click here for additional information about security deposits.|
|Residential Late Fee
Unpaid as of the past due date.
|Commercial Late Fee
Unpaid as of the past due date.
|8% of the total unpaid charges
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 past-due balance prior to reconnection of service. It may take up to one business day to reconnect after your payment is processed by LCEC.
|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.
|Meter Tamper Charge||$200.00
|Illegal Power Diversion||1st Offense $300.00
2nd Offense $400.00
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
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
$80.00 for line crew
|Streetlight Connection Charge
A service charge to connect a new or existing streetlight/security light.
|Initial Construction Charge
To construct facilities at a new location.
|System Infrastructure Charge
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.
|Franchise Fee||Based on taxing authority. Paid to city/county for right to utilize rights of way for the purpose of supplying electric service. All monies collected are paid to the municipality
Understanding Franchise Fee
|Public Service Tax||A tax levied by incorporated municipality. All monies collected are paid to the municipality.
Understanding Public Service Tax
|Contribution in Aid of Construction||Varies; please see rate tariff 2023 or click here for more information.|
|Engineering and Construction Deposits||If applicable; please see
rate tariff 2023.
|Underground LCEC-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by LCEC.
|Underground Customer-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by customer.
|County Tax||A discretionary sales surtax imposed by individual Florida counties. All monies collected are remitted to the State of Florida. Surtax Facts|
|Sales Tax||A tax levied by the State of Florida. This tax is remitted to the state in accordance with state laws.|
|Gross Receipts Tax||A tax levied by the State of Florida on LCEC total gross receipts and remitted to the State in accordance with applicable laws.|
|Power Cost Adjustment||A charge reflecting the difference between the actual cost of purchased power from the wholesale supplier and the base wholesale cost of power included in the energy charge.|
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