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Pass-Through

Effective April 1, 2002

Description of Decrease
Effective April 1, 2002 energy charges for most residential and general service rate classes will decrease by about one percent. The reduction in the energy charge will be 0.07 cents per kWh for the following rate classes:
  • Standard Residential - City and Suburban (Schedules RSC and RSS)
  • Small General Service - City and Suburban (Schedules SMC and SMS)
  • Medium General Service - City, Suburban and Network (Schedules MDC, MDS and MDD)
  • Large General Service - City, Suburban and Network (Schedules LGC, LGS and LGD)
  • High Demand General Service (Schedule HDC)
For customers in the Residential Rate Assistance classes (Schedules RLC, RLS, REC and RES) the decrease will be one-half of the decrease for other classes (0.04 cents per kWh), since customers receiving rate assistance pay approximately one-half the rates of other classes.

These changes will pass through to our customers the benefit of a decrease in power rates charged by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The City Council mandated the pass-through of changes in BPA rates (up or down) in the rate ordinances that were passed in 2001. On October 1, 2001 energy charges were increased by 0.55 cents per kWh to pass through a 46% increase in BPA power rates. The April 1, 2002 adjustment partially reverses the October 1 increase. Bonneville will review its rate requirements every six months. Further changes in Bonneville rates can be expected, and the effects will be passed through to City Light customers.

 

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