Large Volume Business Rates

Providing you with the best natural gas service is our number one priority at PSNC Energy. One of the most important ways we can ensure you are getting the services that are right for your business is to provide you with choices in terms of rate plans that fits the way your organization uses energy.






Service Election Form

 Annual Service Election Form (PDF, 262KB)

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Firm Sales

Rate 145 - Large-Quantity General Service
This Service is available to large commercial and industrial Customers using more than 60,000 therms of natural gas per year.

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

Facilities charge $300.00 per month
Energy charge first 15,000 therms $0.67151 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.64967 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.63015 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.60466 per therm
Over 60,000 therms $0.58346 per therm



Rate 150 - Large-Quantity Interruptible Commercial and Industrial Service
This Service is available to large commercial and industrial Customers using more than 500 therms per day on an annual basis.

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

Facilities charge $600.00 per month
Energy charge first 15,000 therms $0.60494 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.58402 per therm
Next 70,000 therms $0.56314 per therm
Next 500,000 therms $0.54255 per therm
All Over 600,000 therms $0.52166 per therm


Rates and Charges Applicable to Sales Rate Schedules in N.C.U.C. Tariff.


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Interruptible Sales

Rate 160 - Special Sales Rate
This Service is available to any Rate Schedule No. 150 who has installed and operable alternate fuel capability. It gives PSNC Energy the ability to match alternate fuel prices during competitive pricing periods. Rates for this Service are determined prior to the delivery of Service. The Facilities Charge applicable to Rate 150 applies to this schedule also.

Rate 165 - Special Transportation Rate
This Rate Schedule is available to any Rate Schedule No. 180 Customer that has installed and operable alternate fuel capability on those occasions when PSNC has transportation Service available that is not needed to provide Service under its other Rate Schedules containing fixed rates.


Notice to Interruptible Customers:
Please check your supplies of standby fuel and ensure that your system is in working order so that you will be prepared if curtailment is necessary. The interruptible service you selected under Rate Schedule No. 150 or 180 requires that you be able to accept total curtailment and discontinue the use of gas after two hours' notice.

If an emergency occurs when your account is under curtailment, please IMMEDIATELY notify your account representative, or PSNC Energy gas control personnel. Please do not leave a voice mail message. Gas control personnel are available 24/7 at 704-834-6590. All unauthorized gas usage during periods of curtailment will be charged at the currently effective unauthorized gas rate, in addition to the regular energy charge. Please be sure that this information is communicated internally to all appropriate personnel.

If your situation regarding your ability to accept total curtailment has changed since you selected interruptible service under Rate 150 or 180, please contact us immediately so we can discuss the proper service for your account.

Thank you for your continued cooperation. We appreciate your business and consider it a privilege to serve you.


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Transportation Services

Rate 175 - Firm Transportation Service for Customers Qualifying for Service on Rate 145
This Service is available to large commercial or industrial Customers who have obtained an independent supply of natural Gas and have made arrangements to have the Gas delivered by Transco to one of PSNC Energy's existing Receipt Points. The current rates applicable to this Service are:

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

Facilities charge(b) $300.00 per month
Transportation charge first 15,000 therms $0.14779 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.12595 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.10643 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.08094 per therm
Over 60,000 therms $0.05974 per therm


Rate 180 - Interruptible Transportation Service for Customers Qualifying for Service on Rate 150
This Service is available to large commercial or industrial Customers who have obtained an independent supply of natural Gas and have made arrangements to have the Gas delivered by Transco to one of PSNC Energy's existing Receipt Points. The current rates applicable to this Service are:

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

Facilities charge(b) $600.00 per month
Transportation charge first 15,000 therms $0.10399 per therm
Next 15,000 therms $0.08307 per therm
Next 70,000 therms $0.06219 per therm
Next 500,000 therms $0.04160 per therm
All Over 600,000 therms $0.02071 per therm


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Emergency Services
Limited Emergency Service may be made available to any Customer, other than those served on Rate Schedule No. 160. Emergency Service may be provided to Customers who are unable to accept curtailment due to legitimate emergency situations.

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

$1.00 plus cost of gas per therm

On-Peak
On-Peak Emergency Service may be made available to any Customer who would otherwise be curtailed while PSNC Energy is utilizing a peak shaving capability (e.g. Liquefied Natural Gas). This Service is provided at PSNC Energy's discretion.

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

$1.50 plus cost of gas per therm

Unauthorized Gas
In the event a Customer fails to discontinue the use of Gas after two hours notice, all Gas so used shall be paid for by the Customer at the rate for Unauthorized Gas set forth under Rider A in Sheet No. 100-2 in addition to the regular energy charge for such Gas.

Current Rates Applicable to this Service

$2.50 plus cost of gas per therm


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Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Returned Checks and Bank Drafts

$25.00



Reconnection - Non-Payment (d)

Residential - regular hours $65.00
   After 5 p.m., weekends, holidays   $95.00
Non-residential - regular hours  $95.00
   After 5 p.m., weekends, holidays $125.00


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Commercial Tariffs and Riders

Commercial Tariffs and Riders

             Tariffs             Riders
145 Rate Schedule (47KB) A R6 - 19.2 (41KB)
150 Rate Schedule (8KB) D Gas Adjustment (16KB)
160 Rate Schedule (54KB)
165 Rate Schedule (12KB)
175 Rate Schedule (54KB)
180 Rate Schedule (8KB)


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Footnotes
(a) State Sales Tax applies to all natural gas deliveries with the exception of deliveries related to certain manufacturing and farming operations.

(b) The Facilities Charge is the Facilities Charge applicable to the Large-Quantity rate schedule under which the customer is entitled to receive sales service.

(c) All reconnections exceed one hour shall be billed the indicated rates per hour.

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