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Rate Increase
Rates Effective May 1, 2010


These tables cover the 4.5% rate increase over all customer classes effective May 1, 2010. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

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

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0459
End Block ** $ 0.0955
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0492
End Block ** $ 0.0992
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Residential: Shoreline [RSH]
First Block * $ 0.0513
End Block ** $ 0.1012
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157
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 * $ 0.0492
End Block ** $ 0.0992
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0524
End Block ** $ 0.1049
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $0 .0193
End Block ** $ 0.0354
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $0 .0208
End Block ** $ 0.0370
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0015 per kWh

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Shoreline [REH/RLH]
First Block * $0 .0218
End Block ** $ 0.0379
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579
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 .0208
End Block ** $ 0.0370
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $0 .0224
End Block ** $ 0.0394
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579
*$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 kWh/day in Winter
**$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small Network General Service:   [SMD] and Small General Service:   City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0667
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0698
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Small General Service:   Shoreline [SMH]
Per kWh $ 0.0712
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25
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 $ 0.0698
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0712
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0567
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0667
Per kW $ 1.89
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0611
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Medium General Service: Shoreline [MDH]
Per kWh $ 0.0622
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25
North City Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh

Medium General Service: Suburban [MDS]
Per kWh $ 0.0611
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0624
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0435
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0646
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 0.95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.21
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large Network General Service: [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0483
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0718
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 2.00
Minimum Bill per Day $33.21
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: Shoreline [LGH]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0483
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0712
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 0.95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.21
Transformer Investment $ 0.25
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 $ 0.0473
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0703
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.21
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0488
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0725
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.21
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0416
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0616
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $141.30
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0430
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0639
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $141.30
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Power Factor Rate [PF]
For average monthly power factors $ 0.0015 per kVarh

Reserved Distribution Capacity [RDC]
$0.24 per KW of monthly maximum

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Floodlights [F]
Option E
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $5.93 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $11.24 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.33 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $17.08 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $6.98 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $8.46 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $9.50 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $11.24 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $14.83 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $9.97 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $11.49 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.71 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $14.44 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $18.17 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $7.40 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $13.87 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $41.06 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

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