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Fort Collins Utilities will transition to Time-of-Day (TOD) electric rates for all residential customers on Oct. 1, 2018.
With a TOD rate, when you use electricity is as important as how much electricity you use. The price you pay changes based on the time of day, the day of the week and the season.
Learn more about TOD and what it means to you.
The residential energy rate varies based on the season (summer or non-summer) and customers' use. This rate has a fixed charge and three tiers. Electricity costs more per kilowatt hour (kWh) as use increases.
Use our free online tool to track daily, weekly and monthly energy and water use costs and the energy cost calculator (XLS 125KB) for specifics on individual rates.
Learn about programs and services to help manage utility costs and Utilities' affordability portfolio, including bill assistance options, the Medical Assistance Program and Payment Assistance Fund.
Additional information is also available to help you understand your Fort Collins Utilities bill.
2018 Residential Rates Brochure (PDF 71KB)
Monthly Residential Electric Rates
includes PILOT - payment in lieu of taxes
|Fixed Charge, per month||$6.16||$6.16|
|Usage Charge, per kWh|
First 500 kWh, per kWh
Next 500 kWh, per kWh
All additional kWh
Energy Rate Codes: E100, A100*, B100*
Effective on meter readings on or after Jan. 1, 2018
*Codes beginning with the letter 'A' or 'B' represent annexed areas where additional Rural Electric Association (REA) service-rights fees apply. A fee equal to 5 percent is added to 'A' rates and a 25 percent fee is added to 'B' rates.
Actual charges may vary due to rounding.
Service charges may apply.
Net Metering Information
Rates and credits for solar customers.
The demand rate is available to those customers with homes heated entirely with electricity and who submitted verification prior to April 1, 2012, as stated in City Code. Alternatively, the energy rate may be more cost-effective for homes heated entirely with electricity, depending on household-specific electric use. New customers connected after April 1, 2012, will be billed on the residential energy rate.
For detailed information, see the Fort Collins City Code Chapter 26, starting with section 26-462.