Your Water and Power Rates

Pasadena Water and Power takes pride in providing safe, reliable, environmentally responsible water and power service at competitive rates. As a community-owned utility, PWP’s first priority is to serve our customers.

Monthly Customer Charge

$8.96

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.377 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

1.889 ¢

First 350 kWh per month

14.673 ¢

Next 400 kWh per month

10.706 ¢

All Additional kWh per month

Your electricity rate is made up of four line components:

The Monthly Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It doesn’t change no matter how much energy you use.

The Energy Charge covers the costs to procure electricity and natural gas and the cost to generate electricity.

The Transmission Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from the generating plants to our sub-stations.

The Distribution Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from our substations to you. It includes operation and maintenance, capital investment and debt service. Residential distribution rates are tiered; the rate changes depending on how much energy you use.

 

 

Small Commercial & Industrial. Non-demand or greater than 30kW

Monthly Customer Charge

$9.42

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.26 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

6.423 ¢

Medium Commercial and Industrial. Monthly usage is 30 to 299 kW

Monthly Customer Charge

$23.40

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.443 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

$16.09

Monthly Customer Charge

$29.75

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.351 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.314 ¢

Distribution Charge

$11.49

Large Commercial and Industrial. Monthly usage greater than 299 kW

Monthly Customer Charge

$47.91

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.809 ¢

7.889 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

$18.76

Monthly Customer Charge

$53.90

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

8.847 ¢

7.859 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.314 ¢

Distribution Charge

$11.89

Your electricity rate is made up of four line components:

The Monthly Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It doesn’t change no matter how much energy you use.

The Energy Charge covers the costs to procure electricity and natural gas and the cost to generate electricity.

The Transmission Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from the generating plants to our sub-stations.

The Distribution Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from our substations to you. It includes operation and maintenance, capital investment and debt service. Residential distribution rates are tiered; the rate changes depending on how much energy you use.

 

 

Monthly Customer Charge

$8.96

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

9.303 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

1.889 ¢

First 350 kWh per month

14.673 ¢

Next 400 kWh per month

10.706 ¢

All Additional kWh per month

Your electricity rate is made up of four line components:

The Monthly Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It doesn’t change no matter how much energy you use.

The Energy Charge covers the costs to procure electricity and natural gas and the cost to generate electricity.

The Transmission Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from the generating plants to our sub-stations.

The Distribution Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from our substations to you. It includes operation and maintenance, capital investment and debt service. Residential distribution rates are tiered; the rate changes depending on how much energy you use.

 

 

Small Commercial & Industrial. Applies to service below 30 kW demand.

Monthly Customer Charge

$9.42

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

9.131 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

6.423 ¢

Medium Commercial and Industrial. Applies to service at 30 kW demand or greater but less than 300 kW demand, and service metered and delivered at voltages less than 17 kV.

Monthly Customer Charge

$23.40

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

9.568 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

$16.09

Medium Commercial and Industrial. Applies to service at 30 kW demand or greater but less than 300 kW demand, and service metered and delivered at voltages equal to or greater than 17 kV.

Monthly Customer Charge

$29.75

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

9.384 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.314 ¢

Distribution Charge

$11.49

Large Commercial and Industrial. Applies to service at 300 kW demand or greater, and service metered and delivered at voltages less than 17 kV.

Monthly Customer Charge

$47.91

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

12.624 ¢

8.073 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.333 ¢

Distribution Charge

$18.76

Large Commercial and Industrial. Applies to service at 300 kW demand or greater, and service metered and delivered at voltages equal to or greater than 17 kV.

Monthly Customer Charge

$53.90

Item
per kWh
Energy Charge

12.082 ¢

7.81 ¢

Transmission Charge

1.314 ¢

Distribution Charge

$11.89

Your electricity rate is made up of four line components:

The Monthly Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It doesn’t change no matter how much energy you use.

The Energy Charge covers the costs to procure electricity and natural gas and the cost to generate electricity.

The Transmission Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from the generating plants to our sub-stations.

The Distribution Charge is the cost of delivering electricity from our substations to you. It includes operation and maintenance, capital investment and debt service. Residential distribution rates are tiered; the rate changes depending on how much energy you use.

 

 

* The optional Green Power Option is for those customers who want to contribute more for 100% renewable energy. Learn more about opting in to green power.

Monthly Customer Charge

$17.51

Item
per 100 cubic feet
Water Charge

$1.369

$2.916

$3.402

$4.131

Capital Improvement Charge

$0.929

Your water rate is made up of three line items:

The Distribution and Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers water distribution, billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It is based on the size of your water meter and doesn’t change no matter how much water you use.

* This charge is for a 3/4″ Meter. The exact charges for all meter sizes are outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Water Commodity Rate covers the cost of acquiring water. It is an inclining 4-block structure where the price per billing unit (100 cubic feet of water) increases in each block. PWP uses a “block” or tiered rate structure to encourage conservation; the less you use, the lower your cost. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits. The exact breakdown of water blocks is outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Capital Improvement Charge (CIC) covers ongoing improvements to the Pasadena water system. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits.

Monthly Customer Charge

$21.79

Item
per 100 cubic feet
Water Charge

$1.59

$3.523

$4.131

$5.042

Capital Improvement Charge

$1.255

Your water rate is made up of three line items:

The Distribution and Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers water distribution, billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It is based on the size of your water meter and doesn’t change no matter how much water you use.

* This charge is for a 3/4″ Meter. The exact charges for all meter sizes are outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Water Commodity Rate covers the cost of acquiring water. It is an inclining 4-block structure where the price per billing unit (100 cubic feet of water) increases in each block. PWP uses a “block” or tiered rate structure to encourage conservation; the less you use, the lower your cost. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits. The exact breakdown of water blocks is outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Capital Improvement Charge (CIC) covers ongoing improvements to the Pasadena water system. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits.

Monthly Customer Charge

$17.51

Item
per 100 cubic feet
Water Charge

$1.395

$2.989

$3.489

$4.24

Capital Improvement Charge

$0.985

Your water rate is made up of three line items:

The Distribution and Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers water distribution, billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It is based on the size of your water meter and doesn’t change no matter how much water you use.

* This charge is for a 3/4″ Meter. The exact charges for all meter sizes are outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Water Commodity Rate covers the cost of acquiring water. It is an inclining 4-block structure where the price per billing unit (100 cubic feet of water) increases in each block. PWP uses a “block” or tiered rate structure to encourage conservation; the less you use, the lower your cost. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits. The exact breakdown of water blocks is outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Capital Improvement Charge (CIC) covers ongoing improvements to the Pasadena water system. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits.

Monthly Customer Charge

$21.41

Item
per 100 cubic feet
Water Charge

$1.623

$3.614

$4.24

$5.179

Capital Improvement Charge

$1.33

Your water rate is made up of three line items:

The Distribution and Customer Charge is a flat fee on every bill that covers water distribution, billing metering, customer service and PWP’s call center. It is based on the size of your water meter and doesn’t change no matter how much water you use.

* This charge is for a 3/4″ Meter. The exact charges for all meter sizes are outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Water Commodity Rate covers the cost of acquiring water. It is an inclining 4-block structure where the price per billing unit (100 cubic feet of water) increases in each block. PWP uses a “block” or tiered rate structure to encourage conservation; the less you use, the lower your cost. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits. The exact breakdown of water blocks is outlined in the City of Pasadena Water and Power Rate Card

The Capital Improvement Charge (CIC) covers ongoing improvements to the Pasadena water system. It is slightly higher for those outside of the Pasadena City limits.

For More Information