New High Usage Electricity Charge
A state-mandated High Usage Charge went into effect on November 1, 2017. This charge will apply to electricity use that is more than four times the amount of Baseline Allowance.
How Much Is It?
The High Usage Charge is a higher price per kilowatt-hour above tier 2.
What should you do?
Know Your Baseline
Baseline Allowance is the amount of electricity allotted for basic needs and varies by season, where you live and if your home has just electricity, or both natural gas and electricity.
Get Alerts to Save
Subscribing to High Usage text or email alerts so you’ll know when you are approaching or have reached energy use triggering the High Use Charge.
Explore Your Pricing Plan Options
Time-of-use pricing plans are not subject to the High Usage Charge. You can evaluate your available options in My Account. Please be aware that the current peak hours change to 4pm to 9 pm starting December 1.
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