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Member newsletter for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Standard Offer Service rate update

Total residential Standard Offer Service (SOS) rate for December: $0.081334 per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

Winter Residential Energy Charge: $0.0854 per kWh

December Residential Power Cost Adjustment (PCA): ($0.004066) per kWh
SMECO’s PCA for December was -4.72 percent of the current average annual base energy.

Chart showing Power Cost Adjustment's difference from energy rate. October -7.42 percent, November -7.89 percent, December -4.72 percent

SMECO must revise its base energy rate if the PCA for three consecutive months is 5 percent more or less than the base energy rate. The PCA for December did not meet the 5 percent trigger.