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of Billing Demand
Billing Demand:
The maximum kilowatt demand established by the customer for any 15-minute period between fall billings.
Spring Billing Demand:
The greater of the prior year’s fall billing demand or 50% of the minimum charge, including new or upgraded services.
Spring True-Up:
The current year’s fall billing demand less the spring billing demand.
Fall Billing Demand:
The actual measured 15-minute maximum kilowatt demand established since the prior year’s fall billing.
SmartHub App
Manage your irrigation account with Norris’ SmartHub app.
Norris customers are billed for energy use at the end of the irrigation season. The SmartHub app will allow you to see how much energy your irrigation system uses on 15-minute intervals.
Power outages may also be reported using the SmartHub app.
Irrigation Services Personnel
  Jerry Enns Zac Bowman
Dave Brauning
Dave Hutt
Brock McDougall
Manager of Engineering Technical
Services Supervisor Manager of Network
and Information Systems Maintenance Technician Technology Analyst
  Load Management Operating Schedule
Power will be available on Sunday through Saturday for the minimum hours of 11:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Customers will be notified each day prior to 9:00 a.m. if any operations will not be allowed for the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
1. No services will be interrupted more than twelve (12) hours in any one day, Monday through Saturday, or more than seventy-two (72) hours in any one calendar week.
2. No services will be interrupted more than six (6) hours on Sunday.
3. Power will be available on Memorial Day and Labor Day but may be interrupted on Independence Day. No services will be interrupted more than six (6) hours on Independence Day.
4. At its discretion, Norris may interrupt service during normally allowed operating hours for operational concerns or emergency purposes.
Load Management Status and Early Release Messages
KRVN 880 Rural Radio
Irrigation Load Management Hotline 402-228-2840
Load Management Status
If a “Code Green” is announced for the day, it means there will be no load management that day.
Text or Email
To receive messages, complete the Text or Email Notification Form at load-management/text-or-email- notification-form
If a “Code Red” is announced for the day, it means irrigation wells may be subject to load management that day.
        Load Management Control Hours History
140 120 100
80 60 40 20
2018 2019 2020 2021
    EnergyWise Irrigation Incentive Programs
Corner Pivot Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)
$18/horsepower incentive to install a VFD in your corner pivot system
Prescriptive Irrigation
$500 incentive to replace all of a qualified irrigation system’s existing outlet components
Custom Irrigation
Potential projects include, but not limited to:
• Pump replacement or refurbishment
• Upgrading to pivot or subsurface drip systems • Computer-based water management systems

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