Rate adjustment coming in April - South Central Power

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Rate adjustment coming in April

February 2, 2022

South Central Power Company is implementing our first rate adjustment since 2017, after a planned 2020 rate adjustment was postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting April 1,2022, our monthly consumer charge will increase by $2 for residential members, from $17 to $19. The rate at which we calculate your distribution charge is also changing.

Residential rate adjustment

Rate before April 1, 2022 Rate starting April 1, 2022
$.0230 per kWh $.0240 per kWh


For general service (commercial) members, our monthly consumer charge will increase $4, from $18 to $22, starting April 1, 2022. In addition, the distribution rate changes are as follows:

Commercial rate adjustment

General service (commercial) rate adjustment


Usage tier Rate before April 1, 2022 Rate starting April 1, 2022
First 2,000 kWh per month $.0386 per kWh $.0391 per kWh
Next 2,000 kWh per month $.0265 per kWh $.0271 per kWh
Over 4,000 kWh per month $.0191 per kWh $.0196 per kWh

For Large Power members, the monthly consumer charge will increase by $60 for the LP rate category.

LP consumer charge adjustment

Large Power (LP) consumer charge adjustment


LP Rate Category Rate before April 1, 2022 Rate starting April 1, 2022
Large Power – LP $115.00 $175.00

Fortunately for South Central Power members, your electricity costs remain a bargain. Our rates are still a good value, and compare favorably when stacked against other electric power providers in Ohio.

South Central’s trustees and management are committed to continuing to find new and innovative ways – from technology improvements to operational efficiencies – to keep your power costs as low as possible, even while working to improve service and reliability.

For more information, see energy calculators and complete rate schedules.