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Rates and Charges

How BWP Bills for Electric Use

BWP offers different types of electric services and bills electric usage in Kilowatt-hours (kWh). All the electric rates shown below are in effect as of July 1, 2017.

 


Residential Service

 

 

Description       Amount   Unit/Time
Basic Service Rate      
  1. Customer Service Charge     $8.83     Meter
             
  2. Service Size Charge          
    Small    $1.40   Meter
    Medium    $2.80   Meter
    Large    $8.40   Meter
             
    Definitions        
    Small: Service location with two (2) or more meters per service drop and does not meet definition of Large; typically Multifamily Residential        
    Medium: Service location with one (1) meter per service drop and does not meet definition of Large; typically Single Family Residential        
    Large: Service with panel size greater than 200A        
             
   3. Energy Charge          
    First 300 kWh/mo   $0.0403    
    All Additional kWh/mo    $0.0585    
             
   4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC)          
    First 300 kWh/mo   $0.0750    
    All Additional kWh/mo   $0.1087    
             
  5. Composite Energy Rate          
    (Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding)        
    First 300 kWh/mo   $0.1153   kWh 
    All Additional kWh/mo   $0.1672   kWh 
    Each of the rates above shall be increased or decreased according to Section 13.        
             
  6. Minimum Charge          
    Small   $10.23    Month 
    Medium   $11.63    Month 
    Large   $17.23    Month 
             
Lifeline Service Rate       
  1. Customer Service Charge     $0.00   Meter 
             
  2. Service Size Charge     $1.40   Meter
             
  3. Energy Charge          
    First 400 kWh/mo   $0.0160   kWh
    All Additional kWh/mo   $0.0342   kWh
             
  4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC)          
    First 400 kWh/mo   $0.0458   kWh
    All Additional kWh/mo   $0.0980   kWh
             
  5. Composite Energy Rate          
    (Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding)        
    First 400 kWh/mo   $0.0618   kWh
    All Additional kWh/mo   $0.1322   kWh
    Each of the rates above shall be increased or decreased according to Section 13.        
             
  6. Minimum Charge          
    The minimum charge shall be the sum of the Customer Service Charge and the Service Size Charge.   $1.40   Month
             
Optional Time of Use Rates for Electric Vehicle Owners
  1. Customer Service Charge     $8.83   Meter
             
  2. Service Size Charge          
    Small   $1.40   Meter
    Medium   $2.80   Meter
    Large   $8.40   Meter
             
    Definitions:        
    Small: Service location with two (2) or more meters per service drop and does not meet definition of Large; typically Multifamily Residential        
    Medium: Service location with one (1) meter per service drop and does not meet definition of Large; typically Single Family Residential        
    Large: Service with panel size greater than 200A        
             
  3. Energy Charge (Includes ECAC charge of $0.0937)
    Summer On-Peak   $0.2500   kWh
    Summer Mid-Peak   $0.1666   kWh
    Summer Off-Peak   $0.0833   kWh
    Winter Mid-Peak   $0.1666   kWh
    Winter Off-Peak   $0.0833   kWh
             
    Definitions:        
    Summer: June 1 through October 31        
    On-Peak: 4pm to 7 pm        
    Mid-Peak: 8 am to 4 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm        
    Off-Peak: 11 pm to 8 am        
             
    Non-Summer: November 1 through May 31        
    Mid-Peak: 8 am to 11 pm        
    Off-Peak: 11 pm to 8 am        
  Electric Meter Opt-Out Alternative
  Customers choosing the electric meter opt-out alternative by May 20, 2012, shall pay an initial one-time charge of $75.00 for replacement of their existing electric meter with a non-communicating digital meter, and a recurring monthly service charge of $10.00 for customers who receive service under the Basic Rate. Customers under the Lifeline Service Rate shall pay an initial one-time charge of $37.50 for replacement of their existing electric meter with a non-communicating digital meter and a recurring monthly service charge $5.00.

 

 

 

Rates and Charges for Burbank Businesses

Electric rates and charges for businesses are classified by the amount of energy that the business uses. Please refer to the rates in the City of Burbank 2017-18 Adopted Citywide Fee Schedule for more information.

 

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