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Rate Increase
Rates Effective January 1, 2011


These tables cover the rate increase pass by the City Council on November 22, 2010. The average annual rate was increased by 4.3% over all customer classes. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

Seattle City Light Rate Schedules – Effective January 1, 2011
Rate Class All Months

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0461
End Block ** $ 0.0956
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1155

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0495
End Block ** $ 0.0993
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1155
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Residential: Shoreline [RSH]
First Block * $ 0.0515
End Block ** $ 0.1013
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1155
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 ** $ 0.0993
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1155

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0527
End Block ** $ 0.1050
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1155

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $0 .0194
End Block ** $ 0.0355
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0578

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $0 .0209
End Block ** $ 0.0370
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0578
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 ** $ 0.0380
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0578
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 ** $ 0.0370
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0578

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $0 .0224
End Block ** $ 0.0394
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0578
*$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 kWh/day in Winter
**$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small Network General Service:   [SMD] and Small General Service:   City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0669
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0700
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 $ 0.0714
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 $ 0.0700
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0714
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0569
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0669
Per kW $ 1.89
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0613
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 $ 0.0624
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 $ 0.0613
Per kW $ 1.22
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.71
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0626
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 $ 0.0648
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 0.95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.15
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large Network General Service: [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0485
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0720
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 1.99
Minimum Bill per Day $33.15
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: Shoreline [LGH]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0485
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0714
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ 0.95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.15
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 $ 0.0705
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.15
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0490
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0727
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $33.15
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0419
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0618
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $141.03
Transformer Investment $ 0.25

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0433
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0641
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.25
Per kW Peak $ .95
Minimum Bill per Day $141.03
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 $5.95 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $11.27 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.34 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $17.10 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 $9.51 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $11.25 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $14.85 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $9.96 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $11.49 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $12.72 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $14.44 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $18.19 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $7.39 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $13.85 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $40.99 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, 2011


Duct, Vault and Pole Rental Rates
Duct Rental
Per duct-foot $8.55 per year
Per duct-foot-innerduct in a rented duct $8.55 per year

Vault Rental
Per square foot of wall space $21.36 per year
Per square foot of ceiling space $8.55 per year

Pole Attachment Rental
Poles owned solely by City Light $23.29 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 1 other party $11.64 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 2 other parties $7.76 per pole per year

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