Upcoming rate changes

2021 rate changes

In 2021, business customers will experience rate increases and a commercial rate restructure.

January 1, 2021 +2.50% 
October 1, 2021 +2.00%

2021 rate restructure

Beginning in 2021, our commercial customers will transition to a new rate structure. The rate restructure will include:

  • Consistency across all rate classes to make it easier to predict energy costs
  • Changes Time-of-Use to Time-of-Day periods that better aligns with the cost of provided electricity (see clocks below)
  • New non-summer off peak saver rate for low energy prices when energy costs less
  • No peak on weekends and holidays
  • Adjustments to fixed charges including
    •  System Infrastructure Fixed Charge (SIFC)
    • Site Infrastructure Charge (SIC)
    • Summer Peak Demand Charge (SPkW)

Time-of-Day time periods

Chart showing commercial rate time periods for summer and non-summer seasons

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Want to know more?

For more information about the 2020 and 2021 rate changes and commercial restructure, view the General Manager's report.