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Becoming a Member

Pennyrile Electric is a cooperative, providing electric service to its members.  Anyone desiring service is required to become a member of the cooperative.  Before service can be given, the following charges must be paid.

  • Membership Fee - $15.00

    This fee may be applied to your final bill when service is no longer desired.  If you relocate within the Pennyrile service area, this fee is transferable.  (One membership will cover multiple accounts.)

  • Connection Fee - $25.00

    This fee is not transferable or refundable.

  • Deposit
    1. Deposit - $225.00
    2. Prepay Reserve Fee - $50.00
    3. Non-Dwelling Deposit - $50.00

A new or previous member authorizing a credit check and obtaining a good credit rating will not be required to pay a deposit.  Present members with a good payment record will not be required to pay a deposit for a second meter.  

A member may request a refund of deposit after three years if:

  • They have a good payment record (no more than two late payments in a twenty four month period)
  • They have not been cut off in the previous three years
  • They authorize a credit check

 If a good credit rating is obtained, the deposit will be refunded.

To learn more about becoming a member,
contact your district office or email us.

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