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Rate Increase
Rates Effective October 1, 2010


These tables cover the rate increase from the BPA pass through. The average annual rate was increased by .5% over all customer classes. These rates include Rate Stabilization Account surcharge of 4.5 percent. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

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

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0462
End Block ** $ 0.0958
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0495
End Block ** $ 0.0995
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 * $ 0.0516
End Block ** $ 0.1015
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 * $ 0.0495
End Block ** $ 0.0995
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0528
End Block ** $ 0.1052
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1157

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $0 .0194
End Block ** $ 0.0356
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $0 .0209
End Block ** $ 0.0371
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 .0219
End Block ** $ 0.0381
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 .0209
End Block ** $ 0.0371
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0579

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $0 .0225
End Block ** $ 0.0395
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 $ 0.0670
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0701
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 $ 0.0715
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 $ 0.0701
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0715
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0570
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0670
Per kW $ 1.89
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0614
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 $ 0.0625
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 $ 0.0614
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0627
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0438
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0649
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 $ 0.0486
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0721
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 $ 0.0486
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0715
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 $ 0.0476
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0706
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 $ 0.0491
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0729
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 $ 0.0419
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0619
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 $ 0.0434
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0642
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 $5.96 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $11.29 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.36 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $17.13 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $7.00 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $8.48 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $9.53 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $11.27 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $14.88 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $9.98 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $11.51 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.74 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $14.47 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $18.22 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $7.41 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $13.88 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $41.07 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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