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Residential Third Block Rate Change
Effective June 14, 2002

On May 28, 2002, the Seattle City Council passed Ordinance 120811, which raised the level of consumption at which the third-block residential rates begin to apply and lowered the rate charged for consumption in the third block.

Non-residential rates were not changed.
 
Rate Class All Months
Residential: City [RSC]{20}
First Block * $ 0.0425
Second Block ** $ 0.0858
Third Block *** $ 0.1000
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973
Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income: City [REC/RLC]{26/27}
First Block * $ 0.0179
Second Block ** $ 0.0319
Third Block *** $ 0.0400
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0487
Residential: Suburban [RSS]{50}
First Block * $ 0.0435
Second Block ** $ 0.0868
Third Block *** $ 0.1010
Base Service Charge per Day $ 0.0973
Residential Elderly/Disabled & Low-Income: Suburban [RES/RLS]{51/52}
First Block * $ 0.0184
Second Block ** $ 0.0324
Third Block *** $ 0.0405
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]{31}
Per kWh $ 0.0605
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2000
Small General Service: Suburban [SMS]{56}
Per kWh $ 0.0616
Minimum Bill per Day $ 0.2000
Medium Standard General Service: City [MDC]{34/35}
Per kWh $ 0.0586
Per kW $ 1.03
Medium Standard General Service: Suburban [MDS]{57/58}
Per kWh $ 0.0597
Per kW $ 1.03
Medium Network General Service: [MDD]{60/61}
Per kWh $ 0.0635
Per kW $ 1.59
Large Standard General Service: City [LGC]{38}
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0517
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0591
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.07
Large Standard General Service: Suburban [LGS]{59}
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0527
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0601
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.07
Large Network General Service [LGD]{62}
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0548
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0624
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.84
Minimum Bill per Day $ 10.33
High Demand General Service [HDC]{42}
Per kWh Off-Peak $ 0.0496
Per kWh Peak $ 0.0572
Per kW Off-Peak $ 0.17
Per kW Peak $ 0.40
Minimum Bill per Day $ 122.00
 
Variable Rate General Service [VRC]{44}
Per kWh Off-Peak (energy only) Market price
Per kWh Peak (energy only) Market price
Retail Services Charge Per kWh $ 0.146
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]{3}
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]{7, 48}
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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