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Rate Increase
Rates Effective January 1, 2010


These tables cover the 13.8% rate increase over all customer classes effective January 1, 2010. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

Seattle City Light Rate Schedules – Effective January 1, 2010
Rate Class All Months

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0439
End Block ** $ 0.0914
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1107

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0471
End Block ** $ 0.0949
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1107
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Residential: Shoreline [RSH]
First Block * $ 0.0490
End Block ** $ 0.0968
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1107
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 * $ 0.0471
End Block ** $ 0.0949
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1107

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0502
End Block ** $ 0.1004
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1107

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $0 .0184
End Block ** $ 0.0339
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0554

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $0 .0199
End Block ** $ 0.0354
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0554
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0015 per kWh

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Shoreline [REH/RLH]
First Block * $0 .0208
End Block ** $ 0.0363
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0554
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 .0199
End Block ** $ 0.0354
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0554

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $0 .0214
End Block ** $ 0.0377
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0554
*$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 kWh/day in Winter
**$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small Network General Service:   [SMD] and Small General Service:   City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0638
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0668
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.24
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Small General Service:   Shoreline [SMH]
Per kWh $ 0.0682
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.24
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 $ 0.0668
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0682
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0543
Per kW $ 1.17
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0638
Per kW $ 1.81
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0585
Per kW $ 1.17
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Medium Network General Service: Shoreline [MDH]
Per kWh $ 0.0595
Per kW $ 1.17
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24
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 $ 0.0585
Per kW $ 1.17
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Medium Network General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0597
Per kW $ 1.17
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.68
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0417
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0618
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ 0.91
Minimum Bill per Day $31.78
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Large Network General Service: [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0462
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0687
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ 1.91
Minimum Bill per Day $31.78
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Large General Service: Shoreline [LGH]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0462
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0682
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ 0.91
Minimum Bill per Day $31.78
Transformer Investment $ 0.24
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 $ 0.0453
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0673
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ .91
Minimum Bill per Day $31.78
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0467
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0694
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ .91
Minimum Bill per Day $31.78
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0398
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0589
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ .91
Minimum Bill per Day $135.22
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0412
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0611
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.24
Per kW Peak $ .91
Minimum Bill per Day $135.22
Transformer Investment $ 0.24

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Floodlights [F]
Option E
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $5.68 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $10.75 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $11.80 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $16.34 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $6.68 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $8.09 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $9.09 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $10.75 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $14.19 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $9.54 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $10.99 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.17 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $13.82 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $17.39 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $7.08 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $13.27 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $39.30 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.

Rate Schedules – Effective January 1, 2007


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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