Rates and Tariffs

This page provides an overview of VEC's fees and the most common rates.

Additional rates are available and individual accounts may be eligible for them.

Click here to view VEC's full tariff. (effective 1/1/20)

Click here to view VEC's service fees. (effective 1/1/20)

Click here for information on Efficiency Vermont's 2020 rates.

Residential

Residential service is available to all residential dwellings and is optional for farms.
Customer charge* - $17.79 per month
Usage
0-100 kWh - $0.09016 per kWh
kWh in excess of 100 kWh per month - $0.18199 per kWh
*An additional $5.80 per month is charged for additional meters, not including solar production meters.

General Service

Non-Demand

Non-Demand General Service is available to non-residential members with demand lower than 500 kW per month and usage less than 15,000 kWh per month.*
Customer charge - $18.86 per meter per month
Usage - $0.16361 per kWh
*An account where usage exceeds 15,000 kWh for two consecutive months will be placed on the General Service with the demand rate.

Demand

General Service with demand is available to non-residential members with demand lower than 500 kW per month and usage greater than 15,000 kWh per month.
Customer charge - $31.44 per meter per month
Usage - $0.09364 per kWh
Demand* - $21.57 per kW
*Demand charges are based on the highest measured 15-minute demand during the billing period and not less than 80 percent of the highest billing demand during the preceding eleven months.

FAQ on Demand Billing

Industrial

Industrial rates are available to members whose demand meets or exceeds 500 kW for two consecutive months.

Demand charge Energy charge Monthly service charge
Distribution - firm $20.54 $0.09291 $240.16
Distribution - interruptible $16.86 $0.09291 $240.16
Subtransmission - firm $12.44 $0.09271 $240.16
Subtransmission - interruptible $8.76 $0.08666 $240.16

Additional details on these rates can be found in the full tariff.

Click here to view Service Classification #5 - Specific Use Dynamic Pricing.