Schedule of Fees and Charges
Membership fee: $5
Members joining the Association pay a refundable membership fee. The payment of this fee and submission of membership information allows the member to all rights and privileges of membership including electric service, subscription to “Today in Mississippi” monthly publication, free in-home energy audits and more. The fee will be refunded once customer no longer receives electric service from Singing River Electric.
Connection fee: $35
When a new account is established, a non-refundable connection charge is assessed to offset cost of setting up the account and setting the meter. If a member requests this service after hours the fee is $50.00.
Collection fee: $35
Is due if SRE representative calls to collect on a delinquent account and the account is not disconnected.
Delinquent disconnection fee: $35
Is assessed if account is disconnected for nonpayment.
Reconnect fee: $50/$100
A reconnection fee of $50 is assessed when electric service has been disconnected for nonpayment and reconnection is requested between hours of 8:00 a.m. and 9 p.m. A fee of $100 will be assessed if requested reconnection is after 9:00 p.m. and before 8:00 a.m. Note: additional deposit may also be required if member's service is disconnected and the bill must be paid in full before reconnection of service.
Requested disconnection charge: No charge/$35/$50
There is no charge to disconnect electric service if requested disconnect is to be completed the next day or later. If a member requests a service disconnect the same day and the call is received by Singing River Electric before 3 p.m., the fee is $35.00. If the member requests a disconnect the same day and the call is received after 3 p.m., the fee is $50.00.
Administrative fee: $8.50
If an account is not paid in full by the due date on the bill, an administrative fee may be assessed.
Power diversion/equipment damage fee: $100
When there is evidence that a member has altered their electric service connection, a fee may be charged to the account in addition to an estimated amount for un-metered electricity.
Meter test fee: $35
If a member requests the Association test their electric meter and the meter is found to be working properly, a meter test fee may be assessed. If the meter has not been tested in the past 18 months or the meter is found to be inaccurate, the fee will not be assessed. Adjustments will be made to the member's account if the meter was found to be inaccurate.
Returned check fee: $35
If an account is paid by check and the check is returned by the member’s bank, a returned check fee will be charged to the member’s account.
Any applicable sales tax will be added to above fees. Fees are subject to changes. (Effective January 16, 2013)