Schedule 40 – Large Industrial Service

Effective for all bills rendered after October 1, 2019


To industrial Customers at facilities engaged in manufacturing, processing, or refining with a peak demand which will exceed 3,000 kW per month at least once during 13 months of continuous service, and who enter into a power sales contract with the PUD.

The Customer will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and replacement for all electric facilities beyond the point of delivery, except the meter, instrument transformers, and their related wiring.

Character of Service

Sixty hertz alternating current, three-phase at either 115,000 volts or 12,470/7,200 grounded wye volts, at the discretion of the PUD. The Customer may be required to either provide transformation or lease transformation capacity when service is at 12,470/7,200 volts.

Monthly Rate

Base Charge: $150.00

Energy Charge:
For all kWhs – 3.83¢ per kWh

Demand Charge: $3.90 per kW

On-Peak Period: 30-minute fixed intervals from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, excluding Sundays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Minimum Monthly Charge

The Base Charge shall be no less than the Demand Charge times 3,000 kW or as specified in a separate contract. The Customer’s billing may revert to Rate Schedule 30, or Rate Schedule 24, as applicable, if the Customer fails to maintain the Applicability requirements for Rate Schedule 40.

BPA Power Cost Adjustments

All applicable BPA Power Cost Adjustment charges per Rate Schedule 94 shall apply to all kWhs billed to Customers under this Rate Schedule.

Average Power Factor Charge

In addition to the Energy and Demand Charges, the customer shall pay an Average Power Factor Charge as determined in Rate Schedule 92.


Normally, metering will be installed on the 12,470 / 7,200 voltage side of the transformers. The billed energy will be adjusted by applying a loss factor or the actual cost of losses will be added to the bill.

Other Charges and Conditions

All other charges and conditions shall be pursuant to the applicable power sales contract and the General Terms, Conditions, Rules, and Regulations for Electric Service.