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Bonneville Power Administration Pass-Through
Rates Effective November 1, 2005


Energy charges shown below reflect a change in the pass-through of power rates charged by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Ordinance 121098 (passed by the City Council May 29, 2001) requires that City Light pass these savings on to customers. The adjustment for non-low-income residential is a decrease in energy charges of $.0014 per kWh. The adjustment for low-income residential classes is a decrease of $.0007 per kWh in energy charges.

Seattle City Light Rates Effective November 1, 2005
Rate Class All Months

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0406
Second Block ** $ 0.0839
Third Block *** $ 0.0981
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential: Suburban [RSS]
First Block * $ 0.0416
Second Block ** $ 0.0849
Third Block *** $ 0.0991
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0439
Second Block ** $ 0.0872
Third Block *** $ 0.1014
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income: City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $ 0.0170
Second Block ** $ 0.0310
Third Block *** $ 0.0391
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income: Suburban [RES/RLS]
First Block * $ 0.0175
Second Block ** $ 0.0315
Third Block *** $ 0.0396
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income: Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $ 0.0186
Second Block ** $ 0.0326
Third Block *** $ 0.0407
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487
   *$/kWh: first 10 kWh/day in Summer; first 16 Kwh/day in Winter
 **$/kWh: over 10 but <= 100 kWh/day in Summer; over 16 but <= 167 kWh/day in Winter
***$/kWh: all additional kWh/day

Small General Service: City [SMC]
Per kWh $ 0.0586
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2000

Small General Service: Suburban [SMS]
Per kWh $ 0.0597
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2000

Small General Service: Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0616
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2000

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0567
Per kW $ 1.03

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0616
Per kW $ 1.59

Medium General Service: Suburban [MDS]
Per kWh $ 0.0578
Per kW $ 1.03

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0598
Per kW $ 1.03

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0498
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0572
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.07

Large Network General Service [LGD]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0529
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0605
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.84
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.33

Large General Service: Suburban [LGS]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0508
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0582
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.07

Large General Service: Tukwila [LGT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0526
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0600
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.07

High Demand General Service: City [HDC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0477
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0553
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 122.00

High Demand General Service: Tukwila [HDT]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0505
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0581
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 122.00

Variable Rate General Service: City [VRC]
Per kWh Off-Peak (energy only) Market price
Per kWh Peak (energy only) Market price
Retail Services Charge Per kWh $ 0.0146
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill Per Day $ 122.00

Variable Rate General Service: Tukwila [VRT]
Per kWh Off-Peak (energy only) Market price
Per kWh Peak (energy only) Market price
Retail Services Charge Per kWh $ 0.0155
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill Per Day $ 122.00

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Floodlights [F]
Option E
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $2.30 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $4.36 per month

Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $6.32 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $7.82 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $3.89 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $4.52 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $4.88 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $5.65 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $7.18 per month

Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $5.44 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $6.17 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $6.60 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $7.38 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $8.97 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 covers Option M costs plus capital costs of fixtures.


Duct, Vault and Pole Rental Rates
Duct Rental
Per duct-foot $4.52 per year
Per duct-foot-innerduct in a rented duct $4.52 per year

Vault Rental
Per square foot of wall space $16.74 per year
Per square foot of ceiling space $4.52 per year

Pole Attachment Rental
Poles owned solely by City Light $14.70 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 1 other party $7.35 per pole per year
Poles owned by City Light + 2 other parties $4.90 per pole per year

Power Factor Rate [81]{PF}
For average monthly power factors below 0.97 $ 0.0014 per kVarh
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