Electric Price Changes
Residents will see an increase to energy prices this winter
December 9, 2021
Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative members will see changes on their December statement. In comparison to last month, the overall impact is a 6.48 percent ($9.21) increase for residential members using 1200 kilowatt-hours of energy.
The largest contributors are the Tennessee Valley Authority fuel cost adjustment and a switch from the lower transition month price (October-November) to the higher winter rate (December-March). Additionally, MLEC implemented changes include the basic service fee (how the cooperative covers fixed costs such as maintaining substations, equipment, materials, r...