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Welcome to Lake Country Power!

This rate card provides a quick and easy reference


about your cooperatives rates as well as other
useful information on the reverse side.
Lake Country Power is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative serving parts of eight counties in northeastern
Minnesota. The rural electric cooperative provides
services to nearly 43,000 members and has offices
located in Grand Rapids, Kettle River and Mountain
Iron.
Basic Rates:
Monthly Service Availability Charge: $42
Residential/Seasonal Energy Charge:
11.36 per kWh (Shoulder: Mar.-May & Sept.-Nov.)
12.36 per kWh (Winter: Dec. - Feb.)
13.36 per kWh (Summer: June - Aug.)

VISION
We aspire to be a highly reliable, top-tier performing
system and the provider of choice for our members.
We do this by having a financially strong, technology
driven, resourceful and proactive organization. We
strive to be the employer of choice for our region.
MISSION
We deliver safe, reliable electric service; manage
member resources wisely and serve to help our
communities prosper.
Board of Directors:

District 1........Dale Long, Orr


District 2........Open until April 28, 2016 election
District 3........George Harvey, Britt
District 4........Craig Carlson, Grand Rapids
District 5........Robert Bruckbauer, Remer
District 6........Don Simons, Grand Rapids
District 7........Craig Olson, Culver
District 8........Danny Smith, Tamarack
District 9........Sherman Liimatainen, Cloquet

What is the Service Availability Charge?


The monthly fee recovers a portion of the local co-op cost of
delivering electric energy to members.
It accounts for the co-ops investment in poles, wires,
transformers and equipment that it takes to provide
members with electric service in rural Minnesota.
It supports fleet, facility and customer service
functions, such as line maintenance, right-of-way
clearing, member service support and administrative
responsibilities.
Its similar to monthly fees that other utilities charge
(such as telephone service providers).

Quick Co-op Facts:

Employees: 131
Outposts: Cook, Ely, McGregor, Remer and Saginaw
Service Territory: 10,872 square miles
Service Area: parts of Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis counties
Wholesale power supplier: Great River Energy, Maple
Grove, MN. www.greatriverenergy.com
Avg. number consumers per mile of line: 5.94 consumers
Number of active services: 48,757
Miles of Distribution Line: 8,278 miles (6,230 overhead;
2,048 underground)

Energy Wise Rates:


Off Peak heating...................4.80/kWh
Off Peak water heating.........4.80/kWh
Dual Fuel..............................6.0/kWh
8-Hour water heating............6.0/kWh
Cycled air conditioning........6.0/kWh
Air Source Heat Pump.........6.0/kWh

Lake Country Powers Service Area Map


(shown by district boundaries)

(Ask our Member Service Department how you can


save money on your electric bills through the co-ops
Energy Wise programs.)

800-421-9959
www.lakecountrypower.coop

March 2016: New Service Info. Card

Renewable Energy Programs


50 per 100 kilowatt-hours for Wellspring Wind Energy
$2.00 per 100 kWh for Wellspring Solar Energy
(both programs are voluntary for sign-up)

Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.