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Commercial Service (Non-Residential)

Security deposits for services other than residential shall be as follows:

  1. The following security deposit options are available to all applicants for general power service:
    1. Cash security deposits outlined in tables below
    2. Surety Bond
    3. Irrevocable Letter of Credit

Commercial Single-Phase Deposit

Entrance Size (Amps)

Amount of Deposit

60 $0
100 $100
200 $250
400 $250
600 $250
800 $300


For large lighting and 3-phase power loads (over 50 kW demand) a security deposit based upon the current kW demand rate charges, as reflected in the Commercial 3-Phase Deposit Table, may be required:

Commercial 3-Phase Deposit

Entrance Size (Amps)

Amount of Deposit per Contract Demand

100 $100
200 $750
400 $1,500
600 $2,250
800 $3,000
1000 $3,750
1200 $4,500
2000 $7,500
3000 $11,250
4000 $15,750


If you require service greater than 4000 Amps please contact our office.




How long is the deposit held?

On commercial and industrial services the security deposit is held until the account is closed.




Line Extension Charges (Over 50 kW)
Commercial services over 50 kW will be extended at a cost of $15.00 per power line foot and will require the execution of a power contract between the consumer and CEMC.