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2018 Firm Rate Adjustment


Status Update:

On November 30, 2017, Dan Brouillette the Deputy Secretary for the Department of Energy approved on an interim basis Rate Schedules P-SED-F13, P-SED-FP13, and P-SED-M1 placing Firm Power Service, Firm Peaking Power Service, and Sale of Surplus Product formula rates for the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program​--Eastern Division (P-SMBP--ED) into effect, beginning January 1, 2018.  The new formula rates for firm electric service will result in a 15 percent decrease to the P-SMBP--ED Composite Rate and reduce the Drought Adder component down to zero.

2018 Firm and Firm Peaking Power Rate process 


rate Process Documentation

 Public Information and Comment Forums

Customer Rate Brochure

Federal Register Notice

  • Customer Letter - Announcing Proposed Rate Adjustment FRN, July 5, 2017

  • FRN - Proposed Rate Adjustment, July 3, 2017

Informal Cutomer Meeting Webinar

Customer Notifications:


Information regarding this rate adjustment, including comments, letters, and other supporting documents are retained by Western are for the purpose of pursuing this rate adjustment process.

For Further information contact:

Linda Cady-Hoffman, UGPR Rates Manager
Western Area Power Administration
Upper Great Plains Region
PO Box 35800
Billings, MT 59107-5800

(406) 255-2920 |

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