Rates charged by Access Energy Cooperative are established by the Board of Directors with the advice of engineering consultants, accountants and electric rate specialists.
All factors contributing to the cost of providing service are tabulated and projected. This includes the cost of:
- wholesale power
- cost of operating and maintaining the distribution system
- accounting and sales expense
- administrative expense
- depreciation on the investment in power lines, equipment and facilities
- interest on long-term debt
- and margins.