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Residential Third Block Rate Change
Effective June 14, 2002

Description of Decrease
Effective June 14, 2002, the third block energy rates were decreased for all residential classes. At the same time, the level of consumption that must be reached before third block rates are charged was increased; i.e., customers can now consume more energy in both summer and winter before the third block charge is activated. The customer classes affected are:
  • Standard Residential - City and Suburban (Schedules RSC and RSS)
  • Low-Income Residential - City and Suburban (Schedules REC/RLC and RES/RLS)

The changes are summarized below.

Energy Rates
Rate Schedule Old 3rd Block ¢/kWh New 3rd Block ¢/kWh
RSC (Standard-City) 16.53 10.00
RSS (Standard-Suburban) 16.63 10.10
REC/RLC (Low Income-City) 8.26 4.00
RES/RLS (Low Income-Suburban) 8.31 4.05

Energy consumption level at which third-block rate is charged:
Season Old 3rd Block kWh New 3rd Block kWh
Summer (April-September) >60 kWh/day >100 kWh/day
Winter (October-March) >125 kWh/day >167 kWh/day

These changes were made:


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Last update: 6/19/01

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