Residential Electric Rate and Security Light Rates

Residential Service Rate

Electric Usage Charge = 7.444 cents/KWh
TVA Fuel Cost Adjustment = 2.682 cents/KWh
Customer Charge = $25.68

General Power

GSA-1 (under 50 KW)
Customer Charge = $27.28
Energy Charge = 8.682 cents/KWh

GSA-2 (51-1000 KW)
Customer Charge = $117.73
Energy Charge = 9.754 cents/KWh for first 15,000 KWh  ...w/ 2.627 cents FCA
                             5.205 cents for all additional KWh  ...w/ 2.564 cents FCA
Demand Charge = $15.27/KW for 51-100KW (no charge for the first 50 KW)


Customer Charge = $281.53
Energy Charge = 5.564 cents/KWh   w/ 2.564 cents FCA
Demand Charge = $15.39/KW for 0-1000 KW
                                $14.99/KW for all additional KW


***FCA stands for TVA Fuel Cost Adjustment


How to Calculate Your Residential Electric Bill

Example 1

(Electric Usage Charge X usage) + (FCA X Usage) + Customer Charge = Total Electric Charges

*Note: Rate effective May 1, 2010, all charges subject to change without notice. There is also a 4% utility tax added to all utilities.

Current Lighting Rates

The current types of security lights we offer at this time are listed below.

TypeLumensMonthly Charge
175W MV OPENBOTTOM 7,650 $9.28
400WMV COBRAHEAD 19,100 $18.13
100W HPS OPENBOTTOM 8,550 $7.93
150W HPS COBRAHEAD 14,400 $11.55
250W HPS COBRAHEAD 23,000 $14.85
400W HPS COBRAHEAD 45,000 $19.27
250W HPS FLOODLIGHT 23,000 $16.66
400W HPS FLOODLIGHT 45,000 $20.84
400W MH FLOODLIGHT 45,000 $21.46
1500W MH FLOODLIGHT 155,000 $51.54
150W HPS DECORATIVE LIGHT 14,400 $31.04
250W HPS DECORATIVE LIGHT 23,000 $38.95

Type - description of light
Lumens - brightness of the light
Monthly Charge - Approximate monthly charges for the light

*Security lights are installed in accordance with a 3 year contract, if the tenant discontinues service before three years, the balance is due at the time of disconnect.

*Note: There is a pole rental fee of $3.00 per month for a 35 foot wood pole.

All charges are subject to change without notice.

*Light rates are approximate and change monthly due to TVA's rates changing monthly

Our mission is to support our community. We are committed to provide prompt, safe, clean, reliable utilities at the lowest cost possible to serve the best customers in the world.

Sheffield Utilities
300 N Nashville Ave
Sheffield, Alabama 35660

Phone: 256.389.2000

Report an Outage: 256.389.2478