Electric Rates and Customer Charges

Electric service is available to any resident or business that is located within North Branch Water & Light's (NBWL) electric service territory. The electric charges are subject to state sales tax.

Residential Electric Rates & Basic Service Charge
Residential electric service is available to any resident that is located within NBWL's electric service territory. There are two components to the electric portion of your bill; the electric basic service charge and the residential electric charge.

Electric Basic Service Charge
The electric basic service charge is a base charge for electric service. Every residential electric account will be assessed an electric basic service charge regardless of electric usage. The basic service charge is needed to cover the costs associated with supplying reliable electricity to our customers. The residential electric basic service charge is currently $15.08 per month.

Residential Electric Charge
The residential electric charge is determined by the amount of electric usage (kWh) per billing period. There is nothing else associated with this charge.

                                            2016 Rates
                                                   
                     
First 500 kWh charge is 14.0980 cents per kWh
                          Over 500 kWh charge is 13.70156 cents per kWh

Commercial Electric Rates & Basic Service Charge
Commercial electric service is available to any business with a single or three-phase service that is located in NBWL's electric service territory. There are two different categories for businesses; commercial and large general service.

Commercial Electric Basic Service Charge
The commercial rate is available to a business that has a demand of less than 60 kW per billing period. If the commercial demand is equal to or more than 60 kW in a billing period, the customer's bill will be calculated at the large general service rate. The electric basic service charge is a base charge for electric service. Every commercial electric account will be assessed an electric basic service charge regardless of electric usage. The basic service charge is needed to cover the costs associated with supplying reliable electricity to our customers. The commercial basic service charge is currently $27.97.

Commercial Electric Charge
The commercial electric charge is determined by the amount of electric usage (kWh) per billing period. There is nothing else associated with this charge.

                                                   2016 Rates

                         First 1000 kWh charge is 14.7817 cents per kWh
                         Over 1000 kWh charge is 13.1228 cents per kWh

Large General Service Electric Rates
The large general service rate is available to any business that has a demand of 60 kW or more in a billing period. If the demand is below 60 kW for twelve consecutive months, the customer's bill will be calculated at the commercial rate.

Large Industrial Electric Charge
The large industrial electric charge is determined by the amount of electric usage (kWh) per billing period. There is nothing else associated with this charge.

                                            2016 Rates

                               The charge is 9.81454 cents per kWh

Demand Charge

                                            2016 Rates

                              First 60 kW charge is $11.29 per kW
                              Over 60 kW charge is $9.69 per kW

If you have any other questions please call our office at (651) 674-7100.