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Rate Increase
Rates Effective January 1, 2013


These tables cover the rate increase passed by the City Council on September 17, 2012. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

Seattle City Light Rate Schedules – Effective January 1, 2013
Rate Class All Months

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0466
End Block ** $ 0.1071
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0477
End Block ** $ 0.1082
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Residential: Shoreline [RSH]
First Block * $ 0.0503
End Block ** $ 0.1124
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh
Aurora 2 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0018 per kWh

Residential: Suburan [RSS]
First Block * $ 0.0477
End Block ** $ 0.1082
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0503
End Block ** $ 0.1124
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $ 0.0198
End Block ** $ 0.0387
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $ 0.0206
End Block ** $ 0.0401
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628
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 ** $ 0.0416
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628
North City 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0003 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 2 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Suburban [RES/RLS]
First Block * $ 0.0206
End Block ** $ 0.0401
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $ 0.0219
End Block ** $ 0.0416
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628
*$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 kWh/day in Winter
**$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small General Service:   City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0716
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small Network General Service:   [SMD]
Per kWh $ 0.0716
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0728
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Small General Service:   Shoreline [SMH]
Per kWh $ 0.0745
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 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
Aurora 2 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0018 per kWh

Small General Service:   Suburban [SMS]
Per kWh $ 0.0728
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0745
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0566
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0722
Per kW $ 4.29
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0603
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Medium General Service: Shoreline [MDH]
Per kWh $ 0.0622
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23
North City Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0007 per kWh
Aurora 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0017 per kWh
Aurora 2 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0018 per kWh

Medium General Service: Suburban [MDS]
Per kWh $ 0.0603
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0622
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0438
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0657
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Large Network General Service: [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0537
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0806
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 3.57
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Large General Service: Burien [LGB]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0480
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0720
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 0.23
First Avenue South 1 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0037 per kWh

Large General Service: Shoreline [LGH]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0487
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0730
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 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
Aurora 2 Undergrounding Charge: All kWh at $0.0018 per kWh

Large General Service: Suburban [LGS]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0480
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0720
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0487
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0730
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 16.39
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0401
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0601
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 30.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0429
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0643
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.23
Per kW Peak $ 1.52
Minimum Bill per Day $ 30.27
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

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

Reserved Distribution Capacity [RDC]
$ 0.34 per KW of monthly maximum

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Floodlights [F]
Option E
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 4.93 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 9.34 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 16.43 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 20.46 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $ 9.79 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $ 11.04 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 11.89 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $ 13.31 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 16.30 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $ 14.38 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $ 15.61 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 16.58 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $ 16.58 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 21.09 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [L]
Option C
52 Watt LED $ 6.68 per month
60 Watt LED $ 7.53 per month
70 Watt LED $ 7.56 per month
72 Watt LED $ 8.07 per month
221 Watt LED $ 16.18 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $ 12.33 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $ 19.19 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $ 48.34 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, 2013


Duct, Vault and Pole Rental Rates
Duct Rental
Per duct-foot $ 9.88 per year
Per duct-foot-innerduct in a rented duct $ 9.88 per year

Vault Rental
Per square foot of wall space $ 24.68 per year
Per square foot of ceiling space $ 9.88 per year

Pole Attachment Rental
Poles owned solely by City Light $ 28.12 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 1 other party $ 14.06 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 2 other parties $ 9.37 per pole per year

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