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Rate Increase
Rates Effective October 1, 2013


These tables cover the rates after BPA pass-through as of October 1, 2013. For more information, refer to Rate Changes Summary or Rate History Detail.

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

Residential: City [RSC]
First Block * $ 0.0475
End Block ** $ 0.1080
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential: Burien [RSB]
First Block * $ 0.0486
End Block ** $ 0.1091
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 * $ 0.0512
End Block ** $ 0.1133
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: Suburban [RSS]
First Block * $ 0.0486
End Block ** $ 0.1091
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential: Tukwila [RST]
First Block * $ 0.0512
End Block ** $ 0.1133
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.1570

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    City [REC/RLC]
First Block * $ 0.0202
End Block ** $ 0.0391
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Burien [REB/RLB]
First Block * $ 0.0210
End Block ** $ 0.0405
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 * $ 0.0223
End Block ** $ 0.0420
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 * $ 0.0210
End Block ** $ 0.0405
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0628

Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income:    Tukwila [RET/RLT]
First Block * $ 0.0223
End Block ** $ 0.0420
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 $ 0.0725
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small Network General Service:   [SMD]
Per kWh $ 0.0725
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small General Service:   Burien [SMB]
Per kWh $ 0.0737
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 $ 0.0754
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 $ 0.0737
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Small General Service:   Tukwila [SMT]
Per kWh $ 0.0754
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.26
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: City [MDC]
Per kWh $ 0.0575
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium Network General Service: [MDD]
Per kWh $ 0.0731
Per kW $ 4.29
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: Burien [MDB]
Per kWh $ 0.0612
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 $ 0.0631
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 $ 0.0612
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Medium General Service: Tukwila [MDT]
Per kWh $ 0.0631
Per kW $ 2.13
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.62
Transformer Investment $ 0.23

Large General Service: City [LGC]
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0447
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0666
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 $ 0.0546
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0815
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 $ 0.0489
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0729
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 $ 0.0496
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0739
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 $ 0.0489
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0729
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 $ 0.0496
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0739
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 $ 0.0410
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0610
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 $ 0.0438
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0652
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 $ 5.01 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 9.49 per month
Option M
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 16.51 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 20.61 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [T]
Option M
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $ 9.84 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $ 11.10 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 11.96 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $ 13.41 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 16.45 per month
Option C
100 Watt Sodium Vapor, 9,000 lumens $ 14.42 per month
150 Watt Sodium Vapor, 16,000 lumens $ 15.67 per month
200 Watt Sodium Vapor, 22,000 lumens $ 16.66 per month
250 Watt Sodium Vapor, 27,500 lumens $ 16.65 per month
400 Watt Sodium Vapor, 50,000 lumens $ 21.24 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates-Streetlights [L]
Option C
52 Watt LED $ 6.70 per month
60 Watt LED $ 7.55 per month
70 Watt LED $ 7.58 per month
72 Watt LED $ 8.09 per month
221 Watt LED $ 16.26 per month

Contract Street and Area Lighting Rates - Pedestrian Lights [P]
Option M ZED 47A 70W $ 12.36 per month
Option C ZED 47A 70W $ 19.22 per month
Option P ZED 47A 70W $ 48.37 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 October 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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