Electric Rates

Every year, the City of Burbank adopts a Citywide Fee Schedule that governs all charges and fees for City services, including fees for electricity.

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, 2019.

Residential Service

Description       Amount   Unit/Time
Basic Service Rate      
1. Customer Service Charge       $8.99    Meter
             
             
2. Service Size Charge Small      $1.37   Meter
  Medium     $2.76   Meter
  Large     $8.27   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     $0.0395    
  All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.0573    
             
             
4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC) First 300 kWh/mo     $0.0735    
  All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.1066    
             
             
5. Composite Energy Rate First 300 kWh/mo     $0.1130   kWh
(Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding) All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.1639   kWh
        Each of the rates above shall be increased or decreased according to Section 13.    
             
             
             
6. Minimum Charge Small     $10.36   Month
  Medium     $11.75   Month
  Large     $17.26   Month
             
             
Lifeline Service Rate       
1. Customer Service Charge       $0.00   Meter 
             
2. Service Size Charge       $1.37   Meter
             
3. Energy Charge First 400 kWh/mo     $0.0158   kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.0336   kWh
             
             
4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC) First 400 kWh/mo     $0.0450   kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.0965   kWh
             
             
5. Composite Energy Rate First 400 kWh/mo     $0.0608   kWh
(Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding) All Add'l kWh/mo     $0.1301   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.     $1.37   Month
             
Optional Time of Use Rates for Electric Vehicle Owners
1. Customer Service Charge       $8.99   Meter
             
2. Service Size Charge Small     $1.37   Meter
  Medium     $2.76   Meter
  Large     $8.27   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     $0.2452   kWh
  Summer Mid-Peak     $0.1634   kWh
  Summer Off-Peak     $0.0817   kWh
  Winter Mid-Peak     $0.1634   kWh
  Winter Off-Peak     $0.0817   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 2019-20 Adopted Citywide Fee Schedule for more information.

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