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Medical Assistance Program

This program provides electric medical rates to customers who:

  • require the use of medically necessary equipment in their household and/or
  • have medical conditions requiring air conditioning during the summer billing months

Depending on the medical condition of the resident, account-holders may qualify for an electric medical rate for electric costs related to the medical equipment and/or for air conditioning during the summer months.


60% AMI Table
 

Qualifications

  • a maximum household income of 60 percent of the area median income
  • a licensed physician's authorization of the medically necessary equipment or condition requiring air conditioning during the summer billing months
  • lawful presence in the United States

Medical Assistance Program Rates Specifics

Medical Assistance Rates

Monthly Residential Medical Assistance Rates on TOD Durable Medical Equipment
E126/A126
Air-Conditioning
E127/A127
Both
E128/A128
(includes PILOT - payment in lieu of taxes)
Fixed Charge $6.78/month $6.78/month $6.78/month
Non-Summer
On-Peak

15.84¢ / kWh
($0.1584)

21.63¢ / kWh
($0.2163)

15.84¢ / kWh
($0.1584)

Non-Summer
Off-Peak

05.42¢ / kWh
($0.0542)

06.74¢ / kWh
($0.0674)

05.42¢ / kWh
($0.0542)

Summer On-Peak

17.55¢ / kWh
($0.1755)

06.93¢ /kWh
($0.0693)

06.93¢ / kWh
($0.0693)

Summer Off-Peak

05.54¢ / kWh
($0.0554)

06.93¢ / kWh
($0.0693)

05.54¢ / kWh
($0.0554)

Over 700 kWh
(not for all-electric homes)

01.94¢ / kWh
($0.0194)

01.94¢ / kWh
($0.0194)

01.94¢ / kWh
($0.0194)

Charges rounded to the nearest cent. Actual costs vary due to rounding.
Additional charges apply in certain annexed areas.

 

2019 Electric Rates

2019 Residential TOD Rate (Includes PILOTs*)
This rate applies to all residential customers who have a gas furnace or gas boiler that serves as the primary heat source. Households with all-electric heat are on a different rate.

Examples:

  • Residences heated with a gas furnace for any portion of the home.
  • Residences heated by hot water baseboards via a gas boiler.
  • Residences heated by a geothermal or mini-split heat pump without backup electric baseboard heat.
Fixed Charge
Paid by all customers each month
$6.78

Summer
May-September

On-Peak
Monday-Friday
2-7 p.m.

24.08¢ / kWh

($.2408 / kWh)

Off-Peak
All other hours, weekends and holidays

6.93¢ / kWh

($.0693 / kWh)

Non-Summer
October-April
On-Peak
Monday-Friday
5-9 p.m.

21.63¢ / kWh

($.2163 / kWh)

Off-Peak
All other hours, weekends and holidays

6.74¢ / kWh

($.0674 / kWh)

Tier Charge
Additional charge for all kWh used in excess of 700 kWh in any month.

1.94¢ / kWh

($.0194 / kWh)

 

PILOT: A 6 percent PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) is calculated on electric, water and wastewater rates. The PILOT is a payment to the City's general fund to replace revenue the City would have received from the utility in taxes and franchise fees if the utility were privately owned.