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Rate Increase
Rates Effective October 1, 2009


These tables cover the rate increase from the BPA pass through. The average annual rate was increased by 1.8% over all customer classes. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

Seattle City Light Rate Schedules – Effective October 1, 2009
Rate Class All Months

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0386
End Block ** $ 0.0803
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0414
End Block ** $ 0.0834
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Residential: Shoreline [RSH]
First Block * $ 0.0431
End Block ** $ 0.0851
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh

Residential: Suburan [RSS]
First Block * $ 0.0414
End Block ** $ 0.0834
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0441
End Block ** $ 0.0882
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $0 .0162
End Block ** $ 0.0298
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $0 .0175
End Block ** $ 0.0311
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0015 per kWh

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Shoreline [REH/RLH]
First Block * $0 .0183
End Block ** $ 0.0319
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0003 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Suburban [RES/RLS]
First Block * $0 .0175
End Block ** $ 0.0311
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $0 .0188
End Block ** $ 0.0331
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487
*$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 kWh/day in Winter
**$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small Network General Service:   [SMD] and Small General Service:   City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0561
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2300

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0587
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.23
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Small General Service:   Shoreline [SMH]
Per kWh $ 0.0599
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.23
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh

Small General Service:   Suburban [SMS]
Per kWh $ 0.0587
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2300

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0599
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2300

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0477
Per kW $ 1.03

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0561
Per kW $ 1.59

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0514
Per kW $ 1.03
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Medium Network General Service: Shoreline [MDH]
Per kWh $ 0.0523
Per kW $ 1.03
North City Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh

Medium Network General Service: Suburban [MDS]
Per kWh $ 0.0514
Per kW $ 1.03

Medium Network General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0525
Per kW $ 1.03

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0366
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0543
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ 0.80
Minimum Bill per Day $27.93

Large Network General Service: [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0406
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0604
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ 1.68
Minimum Bill per Day $27.93

Large General Service: Shoreline [LGH]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0406
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0599
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ 0.80
Minimum Bill per Day $27.93
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh

Large General Service: Suburban [LGS]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0398
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0591
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ .80
Minimum Bill per Day $27.93

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0410
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0610
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ .80
Minimum Bill per Day $27.93

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0350
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0518
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ .80
Minimum Bill per Day $118.82

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0362
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0537
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.21
Per kW Peak $ .80
Minimum Bill per Day $118.82

Rate Schedules – Effective January 1, 2007

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Floodlights [F]
Option E
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $4.99 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $9.45 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $10.37 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $14.36 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $5.87 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $7.11 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $7.99 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $9.45 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $12.47 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $8.38 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $9.66 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $10.69 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $10.70 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $15.28 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $6.22 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $11.66 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $34.53 per month

Key:
Option E: monthly charge covers energy only.
Option M: monthly charge covers energy, lamp replacement, and fixture and pole maintenance.
Option C: monthly charge includes Options E and M plus capital costs of the pole and fixtures.
Option P: monthly charge includes Options C and M plus capital costs of the fixtures.

Duct, Vault and Pole Rental Rates
Duct Rental
Per duct-foot $4.98 per year
Per duct-foot-innerduct in a rented duct $4.98 per year

Vault Rental
Per square foot of wall space $18.91 per year
Per square foot of ceiling space $4.98 per year

Pole Attachment Rental
Poles owned solely by City Light $18.55 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 1 other party $9.28 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 2 other parties $6.18 per pole per year

Power Factor Rate [PF]
For average monthly power factors below 0.97 $ 0.0014 per kVarh

Reserved Distribution Capacity [RDC]
$0.23 per KW of monthly maximum demand

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