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, 2021.

Residential Service

Description       Amount   Unit/Time
Basic Service Rate      
1. Customer Service Charge            
   Effective October 1, 2021      $9.10    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $9.21    Meter
             
2. Service Size Charge Small           
   Effective October 1, 2021      $1.39    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $1.40    Meter
  Medium          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $2.79    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $2.83    Meter
  Large          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $8.37    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $8.48    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          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0400    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0405    kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0580    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0587    kWh
             
             
4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC) First 300 kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0744    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0753    kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1079    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1093    kWh
             
             
5. Composite Energy Rate First 300 kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1144    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1158    kWh
(Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding) All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1659    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1680    kWh
        Each of the rates above shall be increased or decreased according to Section 13.    
             
             
             
6. Minimum Charge Small          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $10.49    Month
   Effective April 1, 2022      $10.62    Month
  Medium          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $11.90    Month
   Effective April 1, 2022      $12.04    Month
  Large          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $17.47    Month
   Effective April 1, 2022      $17.69    Month
             
             
Lifeline Service Rate       
1. Customer Service Charge       $0.00    Meter 
             
2. Service Size Charge            
   Effective October 1, 2021      $1.39    Meter 
   Effective April 1, 2022      $1.40    Meter 
             
3. Energy Charge First 400 kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0160    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0162    kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0340    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0344    kWh
             
             
4. Energy Cost Adjustment Charge (ECAC) First 400 kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0456    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0461    kWh
  All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0977    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0989    kWh
             
             
5. Composite Energy Rate First 400 kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0616    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0623    kWh
(Comprised of Energy charge and ECAC and may differ from billed rate due to rounding) All Add'l kWh/mo          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1317    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1334    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.          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $1.39    Month
   Effective April 1, 2022      $1.40    Month
             
Optional Time of Use Rates for Electric Vehicle Owners
1. Customer Service Charge            
   Effective October 1, 2021      $9.10    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $9.21    Meter
             
2. Service Size Charge Small          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $1.39    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $1.40    Meter
  Medium          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $2.79    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $2.83    Meter
  Large          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $8.37    Meter
   Effective April 1, 2022      $8.48    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) Summer On-Peak          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.2482    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.2513    kWh
  Summer Mid-Peak          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1654    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1675    kWh
  Summer Off-Peak          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0827    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0837    kWh
  Winter Mid-Peak          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.1654    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.1675    kWh
  Winter Off-Peak          
   Effective October 1, 2021      $0.0827    kWh
   Effective April 1, 2022      $0.0837    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 2021-22 Adopted Citywide Fee Schedule for more information.

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Electric Service Classification

BWP categorizes its commercial accounts by Electric Service Classifications: Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large General Service.

The Electric Rate Classification explainer will help you identify which electric services classification your account is based on the information found on your bill.