Residential Rates

Electric

Available for all Residential customers.

Character of Service -  Alternating current, 60-Hertz, single or three phase (subject to availability). The nature of the voltage is to be determined by Holland Board of Public Works.

Minimum charge is the sum of the charges listed below on all active accounts* per meter.

- Readiness to Serve Charge

*Active accounts are services with installed meters that are available for customer use.

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Charge
Amount
Details
Readiness to Serve
$11.75
Per Month
Delivery
$0.0422
Per kWh
Energy (Nov - Apr)
$0.0447
Per kWh
Energy (May - Oct)
$0.0548
Per kWh

Distributed Generation Program - Rate A

Participating customers will be billed based on the total inflow of electricity purchased from HBPW at the applicable rate, minus outflow credits for the energy sent back to HBPW during periods of excess customer generation. All outflow energy will be credited at the Distributed Energy Value. The outflow credit can be applied to offset customer energy, delivery, capacity and readiness to serve charges. No generated outflow credits are granted toward future billings.

Charge
Amount
Details
Distributed Energy Value (Nov - Apr)
$0.0447
Credit per kWh for excess generation sent to Holland BPW.
Distributed Energy Value (May - Oct)
$0.0548
Credit per kWh for excess generation sent to Holland BPW.

Time-of-Use Rate for Residential Customers Who Possess a Plug-in Electric Vehicle

Available for Residential customers who own or lease a Plug-in Electric Vehicle

Character of Service: Alternating current, 60-Hertz, single or three-phase (subject to availability). The nature of Alternating current, 60-Hertz, single or three-phase (subject to availability). The nature of the voltage is to be determined by the Holland Board of Public Works.All outflow energy will be credited at the Distributed Energy Value. The outflow credit can be applied to offset customer energy, delivery, capacity and readiness to serve charges. No generated outflow credits are granted toward future billings.

On-peak Hours

The following schedule shall apply Monday through Friday (except weekends/holidays designated by the Holland Board of Public Works).

  • Weekends and holidays are considered off-peak.

  • On-peak – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Mid-peak – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Off-peak – 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

  • New Year’s Day – January 1

  • Memorial Day – Last Monday in May

  • Independence Day – July 4

  • Labor Day – First Monday in September

  • Thanksgiving Day – fourth Thursday of November

  • Christmas Day – December 25

Terms and Conditions of Service: The residential charging station must comply with requirements that are more fully described in Electric Service Ratebook Terms and Conditions. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Electric Service Ratebook Terms and Conditions.

Minimum Charge is the sum of the charges listed above on all active accounts* per meter.

- Readiness to Serve Charge

Charge
Amount
Details
Readiness to Serve
$11.75
Per Month
Delivery
$0.0422
Per kWh
Energy (Nov - Apr)
$0.0447
Per kWh
Energy (May - Oct)
$0.0548
Per kWh
Energy - On peak
$0.1200
Per kWh
Energy - Off peak
$0.0301
Per kWh
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Public Lighting/Security Lighting - Rate D

Availability: Public Lighting service is available in areas serviced by the Holland Board of Public Works Lighting service is available in areas serviced by the Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) electric distribution system. Decorative Pedestrian Street/Security Lighting is available in areas serviced by HBPW underground electric lines.

Applicable: The HBPW owns and maintains all the lighting equipment and appurtenances and the Monthly Amount includes all energy, parts, and labor, except for lights designated as “Energy Only”. The “Energy Only” rate is available for municipal-owned lights when the municipality assumes all costs for procurement, installation, maintenance, and replacement. Energy usage is based on average annual dusk to dawn power consumption which is calculated as 4380 hours per year. No discounts on the monthly rate will be made for timers, motion detectors, or similar equipment.

Terms and Conditions of Service: Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

Standard Pole Mounted Street/Security Lighting

Charge
Amount
Details
150 watt Sodium Cobra Head
$14.95
No new installation
250 watt Sodium Cobra Head
$17.75
No new installation
150 watt Sodium Security Light
$13.55
No new installation
250 watt Sodium Security Light
$16.35
No new installation
400 watt Sodium Security Light
$22.50
No new installation
40 watt LED Cobra Head
$10.95
 
85 watt LED Cobra Head
$12.55
 
100 watt LED Cobra Head
$13.95
 
150 watt LED Cobra Head
$15.60
 

Decorative Pedestrian Style Street/Security Lighting

Charge
Amount
Details
100 watt Metal Halide
$18.00
No new installation
175 watt Metal Halide
$20.40
No new installation
70 watt High Pressure Sodium
$14.95
No new installation
150 watt High Pressure Sodium
$20.55
No new installation
60 watt LED
$2.30
Energy only
30 watt LED
$18.45
 
60 watt LED
$19.50
 

Renewable Energy Program

Availability: Available to all Holland Board of Public Works customers on a first come first serve basis. Availability is limited.

Renewable Energy is available in 100 kWh blocks or in 5% increments of total monthly consumption.

Terms and Conditions of Service: The minimum term available to all customers is twelve (12) continuous complete billing periods. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

Charge
Amount
Details
Renewable Energy Premium
$0.010
Per kWh
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Water

Monthly Charge is the sum of the charges listed below per meter.

  • Commodity charge

  • Readiness to Serve Charge

  • Applicable additional charges

Non-Standard Water Main Rate

A 30% surcharge applies to customers connected to a water main that was determined to be non-standard at the time it was added to the public water system.

Terms and Conditions of Service - Rate applies to all active accounts. Readiness to serve charges are not pro-rated. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

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Commodity Charge

*ccf = 100 cubic feet which is equivalent to 748 gallons

Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
 
$1.74
Per ccf*
 

Readiness to Serve Charge

Meter Size
Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
5/8"
$11.99
Per meter
3/4"
$14.98
Per meter
1"
$22.66
Per meter
1.5"
$45.77
Per meter
2"
$70.83
Per meter
3"
$136.22
Per meter
4"
$244.40
Per meter
6"
$511.10
Per meter

Private Fire Protection

Meter Size
Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
3" or smaller
$11.00
Per meter
4"
$12.50
Per meter
6"
$19.50
Per meter
8"
$43.25
Per meter
10"
$97.00
Per meter
12"
$156.25
Per meter

Public Fire Protection

Hydrant Maintenance charge of $6.15 per hydrant.

Wastewater

Monthly Charge is the sum of the charges listed below per meter.

  • Commodity charge

  • Readiness to Serve Charge

  • Applicable additional charges

Residential

Metered customers are charged for actual meter usages on bills issued from November through April. The average monthly usage during the months of November through April, determine a base period usage. The lesser of the average monthly usage during the base period and actual monthly usage shall be applied to bills issued from May through October. Customers with meters on private well water supplies, are billed actual meter repair and replacement costs.

Terms and Conditions of Service - The rate applies to all active accounts. Readiness to serve charge is not pro-rated. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

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Commodity Charge

*ccf = 100 cubic feet which is equivalent to 748 gallons

Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
 
$2.89
Per ccf*
 

Readiness to Serve

Meter Size
Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
Single Family Unit
$15.41
Per meter
Unmetered Flat Rate
$35.61
Per meter

Multi-family Rates

Meter Size
Per Billing Cycle Amount
Details
5/8"
$15.41
Per meter
3/4"
$20.12
Per meter
1"
$35.60
Per meter
1.5"
$77.42
Per meter
2"
$136.13
Per meter
3"
$303.87
Per meter
4"
$538.24
Per meter
6"
$1,209.23
Per meter

Broadband

HBPW offers high-speed broadband services to our community with industry-leading internet reliability, speed, and customer service. Currently, this shared gigabit service is only available to the Downtown Holland corridor.

Availability -  Available for all customers where shared network infrastructure is available.

Character of Internet Service - Broadband connection to HBPW fiber optic shared gigabit network including Internet service. Enhanced Internet services and Multi-dwelling Unit Options are defined in the Terms of Service. Service is subject to availability.

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Shared Gigabit

Level of Service
Bandwidth
Amount per month
Shared Gigabit
1,000 Mbps
$85.00
Enhanced Shared Gigabit
1,000 Mbps
$220.00
Additional Tenants for Multi-unit dwellings
1,000 Mbps
$25.00

Transit Connection to Shared Gigabit

Character of Transit Connection Service - Broadband connection to HBPW fiber optic shared gigabit network. Enhanced Transit Connection Services are defined in the Rate Book. Service is subject to availability.

Level of Service
Bandwidth
Amount per month
Transit Connection
100 Mbps
$40.00
Transit Connection
1,000 Mbps
$60.00
Enhanced Transit Connection
1,000 Mbps
$140.00

Shared gigabit customers can additionally purchase a WiFi Mesh Extender for $5.00 per month.

Active Ethernet

Available for all residential customers. 

Character of Service: Broadband connection between a residential premises and an internet service provider (ISP). Additional internet service fees from ISP will apply.

Bandwidth
Internet Connection
Additional Amount per Month without One-Time Fee
1.0 Mbps
$13.00
$5.00
3.0 Mbps
$22.00
$5.00
5.0 Mbps
$28.00
$5.00
10.0 Mbps
$35.00
$5.00
20.0 Mbps
$40.00
$5.00
50.0 Mbps
$50.00
$5.00

Setup Fee Options:

- One time setup fee of $200.00 or; 
- Additional $5.00 per month for four years

Additional Fees

Construction fee where the anticipated present value of the net revenues over the first four years are less than required by the cost of the project. This contribution in aid of construction will equal the difference between the installation costs and the allowable extension costs. 

When construction fees are required it will also be allowable for this to be amortized over a three year term at 8% interest with a required term of service for three years.

Terms and Conditions of Service: Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms and Conditions.