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             4 DISTRICT NEWS
Norris to Experience
Six Straight Years Without an Overall Rate Increase
  Bruce Vitosh
General Manager & CEO
The District utilizes JK Energy Consulting, LLC, a rate consultant, to analyze the District’s costs associated with providing electric service to Norris Public Power District customers. Over time,
changes in wholesale power billing rates and methodologies impact customer rate classes differently, along with changes in operating costs and debt service requirements. The rate consultant utilizes accepted industry practices to design customer rates that are in alignment with
associated costs.
Customer rate design changes beginning with January 2019 energy consump- tion will result in some customers ex- periencing billing increases associat- ed with their cus- tomer rate class or usage character- istics, while other
customers will experience decreas- es. The net impact of the customer rate design adjustments for 2019 is projected to be an overall customer rate decrease of $230,000 or 0.3%. This is the sixth straight year that District customer rates will not in- crease overall and the second con- secutive year that customer rates will decline overall.
      Merger
Transition Plan
  In connection with the merger between Norris and Seward County Public Power District in 2017, former Seward District customer rate classes are being transitioned into Norris rate schedules over a five-year period with 2019 being the second year of the transition plan. A majority of the former Seward District customer rate classes will generally experience a two to four percent decrease in rates for 2019. However, certain customer rate classes will experience a rate increase. For 2019, the rate transition plan is projected to be a net overall decrease in customer rates of nearly $200,000.
      NORRIS ELECTRIC NEWS
  2018 COST OF SERVICE / RATE DESIGN STUDY
NORRIS PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT FINAL REPORT
OCTOBER 8, 2018
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650 J Street, Suite 108
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 440-0227 www.jkenergyconsulting.com
Email: jk@jkenergyconsulting.com
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