There are as many answers to this question as there are electric appliances in your home. The first, and most obvious, is to simply turn things off that are not necessary, and to reduce the amount of time that appliances are on. For more detailed information, see our Energy Savings Guide.
The service availability charge is a mechanism for collecting our fixed costs; the cost to serve our members.
There are 7 directors, 2 from each of the cooperative’s 3 districts and 1 at large. Directors are elected by the cooperative membership for a term of 3 years. The board of directors set policy to manage the business and affairs of the cooperative.
AEC buys your electricity from Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (AEPCO) . In 1979 AEC became a member of AEPCO and entered into a wholesale power contract with AEPCO in 1981 to supply all our energy needs. (AEPCO).
Anza Electric is a not-for-profit corporation (501 c 12) and must return all excess operating revenues (margins) to our membership. At the close of each year, the margins are assigned as capital credits to each member on the basis of their participation in the cooperative’s revenues for that year. On an annual basis the Board of Directors determine if a retirement (payment) of capital credits will be made and the method of making that retirement. Since 1989 the cooperative has returned over $10 million to our membership in capital credit retirements.
No, but all of our membership are eligible for Federal Tax Credits from the Residential Renewable Energy and Efficiency Tax Credit Program. See www.dsire.org for more information.
Yes. AEC recently opened up the Santa Rosa Community Solar program for income qualified members. Space is limited. If you are unable to get on the program, you can be on a waiting list for a space to open. Call our office at 951-763-4333 for more information.
The installation of standby generation equipment requires a permit and inspection from the County of Riverside. Anza Electric also asks that owners of this equipment let us know of the installation. Please visit www.rctlma.org/building for more information.
It’s an alliance of consumer-owned electric cooperatives that are dedicated to providing consumers with reliable, high- quality service at competitive prices. Touchstone Energy is the brand name by which cooperatives identify and connect themselves with that alliance. Touchstone Energy provides many valuable resources to Anza Electric, such as education, community outreach, and member benefits. Our Co-op Connections Card is a Touchstone Energy Program. See www.touchstoneenergy.com
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