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ELECTRICITY

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Residential Service - Rate Eres

Availability: Single-phase electric service for all year-round use in the dwelling and associated equipment of a single private family for its household requirements.

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Rate

Customer Charge, Per Month:= $12.49
Electricity Used:
First 1,000 kWh per Month@ $0.12901 per kWh
All over 1,000 kWh per Month@ $0.12386 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker@ $0.00353 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT (PPA): the purchased power adjustment rate will be applied to all kwh billed.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: a charge will be applied to all billed kwh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the npu energy efficiency fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: customer charge of $12.49 per month.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Small Commercial (Non-manufacturers) - Rate Esc

Available to Commercial and Industrial customers and Houses of Worship for lighting, heating, cooling, refrigeration, and power uses, where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested, and where the load does not exceed 10 kW as measured or as otherwise determined by the Utility. For Houses of Worship only, the demand may exceed 10 kW.

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Rate

Customer Charge, Per Month:= $15.46
Electricity Used:
First 1,000 kWh per Month@ $0.15274 per kWh
All over 1,000 kWh per Month @ $0.14334 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker @ $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the customer charge of $15.46 per month.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Small Commercial (Manufacturers) - Rate Escgrc

Available to Commercial and Industrial customers classified as Manufacturers under applicable State Law where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested, and where the load does not exceed 10 kW as measured or as otherwise determined by the Utility.

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Rate

Customer Charge, Per Month:= $14.14
Electricity Used:
First 1,000 kWh per Month @ $0.14653 per kWh
All over 1,000 kWh per Month @ $0.13791 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker@ $0.00326 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the customer charge of $14.14 per month.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Commercial And Industrial (Non-manufacturers) - Rate Ec

Available to Commercial and Industrial customers classified as Manufacturers under applicable State Law where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested, and where the load does not exceed 10 kW as measured or as otherwise determined by the Utility.

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Rate

Demand Charge:
Minimum Charge First 10 kW @ $6.25 per kW
All excess kW demand@ $6.25 per kW
Electricity Used:
First 150 kWh per kW of billing demand requirements per month@ $0.12369 per kWh
All excess kWh @ $0.09723 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker@ $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the minimum demand charge of $62.50 per month.

PRIMARY METERING: Where the service is metered at the Utilities’ primary voltage, all kWh readings will be reduced by 2% to obtain billing quantities.

DETERMINATION OF THE DEMAND REQUIREMENTS: The demand charge will be based on the greatest 15-minute kW demand requirement within the current billing month measured by suitable demand metering devices or as otherwise determined by the Utility, but not less than 80% of the highest demand measured in the 11 months prior to the billing month, nor less than 10 kW.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric Commercial and Industrial (Manufacturers) - RATE ECGRC

Available to Commercial and Industrial customers classified as Manufacturers under applicable State Law where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested and where the load exceeds 10 kW.

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Rate

Demand Charge:
Minimum Charge First 10 kW = $62.50
All excess kW demand@ $6.25 per kW
Electricity Used:
First 150 kWh per kW of billing demand requirements per month@ $0.11772 per kWh
All excess kWh@ $0.09352 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker @ $0.00326 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the minimum demand charge of $62.50 per month.

PRIMARY METERING: Where the service is metered at the Utilities’ primary voltage, all kWh readings will be reduced by 2% to obtain billing quantities.

DETERMINATION OF THE DEMAND REQUIREMENTS: The demand charge will be based on the greatest 15-minute kW demand requirement within the current billing month measured by suitable demand metering devices or as otherwise determined by the Utility, but not less than 80% of the highest demand measured in the 11 months prior to the billing month, nor less than 10 kW.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric Large Commercial & Industrial (Non-Manufacturers) - RATE EP

Available to large Industrial or Commercial customers with an actual demand of 100 KVA or larger for power, lighting, heating, refrigeration and cooling uses, where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested.

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Rate

Demand Charge:
For any part of the first 100 KVA demand requirements per month= $758.00
For all excess KVA demand requirements per month @ $7.58 per KVA
Electricity Used:
First 250 kWh per KVA of billing demand requirements per month@ $0.09604 per kWh
All excess kWh @ $0.06041 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker@ $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the minimum demand charge of $758.00 per month.

PRIMARY METERING: Where the service is metered at the Utilities’ primary voltage, all kWh readings will be reduced by 2% to obtain billing quantities.

DETERMINATION OF THE DEMAND REQUIREMENTS: The demand charge will be based on the greatest 15-minute KVA demand requirement within the current billing month measured by suitable demand metering devices or as otherwise determined by the Utility, but not less than 80% of the highest demand measured in the 11 months prior to the billing month, nor less than 100 KVA.

FACILITIES OWNERSHIP DISCOUNT: If the service is taken at primary distribution voltage and Norwich Public Utilities is relieved of installing the service transformers and substation equipment, except the metering equipment, a credit shall be applied to the bill equal to $0.60226 per KVA of demand requirements.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric Large Commercial & Industrial (Manufacturers) - RATE EPGRC

Available to large Industrial or Commercial customers classified as Manufacturers under applicable State Law with an actual demand of 100 KVA or larger for power, lighting, heating, refrigeration and cooling uses, where distribution facilities are suitable for the service requested.

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Rate

Demand Charge:
For any part of the first 100 KVA demand requirements per month= $758.00
For all excess KVA demand requirements per month@ $7.58 per KVA
Electricity Used:
First 250 kWh per KVA of billing demand requirements per month@ $0.09393 per kWh
All excess kWh @ $0.06132 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker@ $0.00326 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kilowatt hours billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the minimum demand charge of $758.00 per month.

PRIMARY METERING: Where the service is metered at the Utilities’ primary voltage, all kilowatt hour readings will be reduced by 2% to obtain billing quantities.

DETERMINATION OF THE DEMAND REQUIREMENTS: The demand charge will be based on the greatest 15-minute KVA demand requirement within the current billing month measured by suitable demand metering devices or as otherwise determined by the Utility, but not less than 80% of the highest demand measured in the 11 months prior to the billing month, nor less than 100 KVA.

FACILITIES OWNERSHIP DISCOUNT: If the service is taken at primary distribution voltage and Norwich Public Utilities is relieved of installing the service transformers and substation equipment, except the metering equipment, a credit shall be applied to the bill equal to $0.55107 per KVA of demand requirements.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric General City Use - RATE EGC

Available only to the City of Norwich and its Utility Departments for all uses except street and traffic lights.

Rate

All kWh = $0.11699 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker= $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND LOAD MANAGEMENT FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric State Traffic Lights and Unmetered Services - RATE ESTL

Available to the State of Connecticut for traffic lights and other unmetered services.

Rate

All kWh= $0.17894 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker= $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric City Traffic Lights - RATE ECTL

Available only to the City of Norwich for traffic lights.

Rate

All kWh = $0.13152 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker= $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric City Street Lighting - RATE ECSL

Available only to the City of Norwich for street lighting purposes.

Rate

All kWh = $0.17119 per kWh
Electric Capital Tracker= $0.00360 per kWh

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Electric Private Area Lighting - RATE EPAL

Available to customers for lighting purposes.

Rate

Rate per kWh kWh per Light
EPAL-20 70W Hi Pressure Sodium / Metal Halide$0.3561229
EPAL-16 100W Hi Pressure Sodium / Metal Halide$0.2851142
EPAL-17 150W Hi Pressure Sodium / Metal Halide $0.2525762
EPAL-18 250W Hi Pressure Sodium / Metal Halide $0.17375106
EPAL-19 400W Hi Pressure Sodium / Metal Halide$0.15010163
EPAL-23* 100W Mercury Vapor $0.2790843
EPAL-24* 175W Mercury Vapor $0.2254277
EPAL-26* 250W Mercury Vapor $0.17428105
EPAL-27* 400W Mercury Vapor $0.14920161
EPAL-28* 700W Mercury Vapor $0.21608288
EPAL-25* 1000W Mercury Vapor $0.12395411
Electric Capital Tracker = $0.00360 per kwH

* Not available to new customers

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Purchased Power Adjustment Rate will be applied to all kWh billed. See the latest PPA to the right.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge shall be the Rate per kWh multiplied by the applicable kWh per Light consumption.

ELECTRIC CAPITAL TRACKER: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in Capital Infrastructure. This charge will be reviewed and adjusted periodically as necessary through applicable rate adjustment processes and procedures to reflect the funding needs of specific capital projects as approved b the Board of Public Utilities Commissioners. This tracker will reflect all applicable taxes.

PURCHASED POWER ADJUSTMENT: The Electric Rates include a base power cost. The Purchased Power Adjustment Charge or Credit applied will be the actual power costs billed to Norwich Public Utilities by its Wholesale Supplier less the amount of purchased kWh priced at the base power cost. The total Purchased Power Adjustment Charge or Credit will be adjusted to reflect all applicable taxes.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed kWh consumption to recover the costs of investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Energy Efficiency Fund. This charge will be reviewed and adjusted periodically as necessary to meet funding needs, to comply with applicable State of Connecticut legislative requirements and to reflect all applicable taxes.

MINIMUM CHARGE: All active electric accounts having no electricity use charges will be billed a minimum charge. This minimum charge covers costs associated with service requirements, including metering, maintenance and infrastructure costs.

LATE CHARGE FEE: A penalty charge equal to 1.5% of the unpaid balance compounded monthly is added to all bills not paid within 25 days of the billing date.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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NATURAL GAS RATES

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

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Residential Gas Service Rate - GR

AVAILABILITY: Gas service for all year-round use in the dwelling and appurtenances of a single private family for its household requirements.

Rate

Customer Charge: $16.34/month
Customer Charge:
First 30 Ccf/month@$1.4714/Ccf
All over 30 Ccf/month @$1.2014/Ccf
Gas Capital Tracker@$0.20802/Ccf

PURCHASED GAS ADJUSTMENT (PGA): The Purchased Gas Adjustment Rate (PGA) will be applied to all Ccf billed. See the latest PGA to the right.

GAS EFFICIENCY FUND: A charge will be applied to all billed Ccf consumption to recover the costs of investment in gas efficiency and load reduction initiatives through the NPU Gas Efficiency Fund.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge shall be the Customer Service Charge of $16.34 per month.

PENALTY: A monthly penalty charge equal to 1.5% of the unpaid balance not paid within 25 days of the billing date.

Rates effective for bills rendered on and after July 1, 2016.

WATER

Available to all metered customers, whether Residential, Commercial or Industrial. Rates effective for all bills rendered on or after January 1, 2017.

Applicable to the following rates: WRES, WCOM, WIND, WNPU, WPUB

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RATE:

Customer Charge, Per Month

The monthly customer charge shall be determined by the size of the customer’s meter installation as follows:

Rate

Size of MeterCharge
5/8 inch $19.54
3/4 inch $25.47
1 inch $36.32
1-1/4 inch $88.86
1-1/2 inch$88.86
2 inch$156.10
3 inch$294.14
4 inch $525.73
6 inch $1,040.37
8 inch & over $1,538.40

Private Fire Line

Private Fire Line: Billed monthly based on the size of the unmetered fire connection(s) to NPU water mains.

Rate

ConnectionRate per Month
3 or 4" connection 1st connection$25.14
-Each additional connection$17.46
6" connection 1st connection$52.38
-Each additional connection $29.42
8" connection 1st connection $87.81
-Each additional connection$58.39
10" connection 1st connection $92.80
-Each additional connection$61.62
12" connection 1st connection $133.71
-Each additional connection $88.81
Private Hydrants: Rate per Month
$17.46

WATER USED:

Rate

All meters $3.58 per 100 Cubic Foot (CCF)

Water Capital Tracker

WATER CAPITAL TRACKER: A charge will be applied to all billed CCF consumption to recover the costs of investment in Capital Infrastructure. This charge will be reviewed and adjusted periodically as necessary through applicable rate adjustment processes and procedures to reflect the funding needs of specific capital projects as approved by the Board of Public Utilities Commissioners. This tracker will reflect all applicable taxes.

Rate

Water Capital Tracker: @$0.764/CCF

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the Customer Charge.

All active water accounts having no water use charges will be billed a minimum charge. This minimum charge covers costs associated with service requirements, including metering, maintenance and infrastructure costs.

LATE CHARGE FEE: A penalty charge equal to 1.5% of the unpaid balance compounded monthly is added to all bills not paid within 25 days of the billing date.

Rates effective for all bills rendered on or after January 1, 2017.

SEWER

Sewer rates are charged based on your water consumption as measured by your water meter. Rates effective for all bills rendered on or after July 1, 2016.

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Sewer Rate

All customers utilizing the sewer system of the City of Norwich Sewer Authority with average sewer strength, denoted by Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Suspended Solids (SS) levels not exceeding 300mg/L will be charged monthly:

Rate

Customer Charge, Per Month: = $8.20
Usage Charge: @ $7.014 per 100 cubic feet (CCF)
Mandatory Upgrades Charge: @ $0.826 per 100 cubic feet (CCF)

Mandatory Upgrades Charge recovers the costs to upgrade the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewer Collection System to meet state and federally mandated environmental water quality regulations. The measurement of cubic feet of sewage will be according to the amount of water measured coming into the premises by the water meter. All customers utilizing the sewer system of the City of Norwich Sewer Authority with sewer strength above the average indicated BOD or SS will be charged a surcharge for the increased BOD or SS.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the Customer Charge.

LATE CHARGE FEE:

A penalty charge equal to 1.5% of the unpaid balance compounded monthly is added to all bills not paid within 25 days of the billing date.

Rates effective for all bills rendered on or after July 1, 2016.

ELECTRIC SOLAR

Rates for bills rendered on or after July 1, 2015.

Electric Solar Rate Option

Available to any customer with a photovoltaic resource whose nameplate generating capacity is less than or equal to 10 kilowatts.

ESOLAR RATE:

Customer Charge, Per Month:= $7.30
Excess Energy Sales to Norwich Public Utilities:Reimbursed Monthly

* Reimbursed at the average monthly Connecticut ISO-NE real time Locational Marginal Price (RT-LMP) during the corresponding monthly generation period adjusted for system losses. Energy billing shall be performed monthly under the applicable rate, and reimbursements for excess sales to Norwich Public Utilities shall be made during a subsequent month’s billing period under the ESOLAR rate. Total excess energy sales for the month shall be determined by installation of the required meter. Excess energy sales to Norwich Public Utilities will occur any time during the month where energy consumed by the customer is less than the energy generated by the installed photovoltaic resource.

MINIMUM CHARGE: The minimum charge is the customer charge of $7.30 per month.

LATE CHARGE FEE: A penalty charge equal to 1.5% of the unpaid balance compounded monthly is added to all bills not paid within 25 days of the billing date.

EFFECTIVE: For bills rendered on or after July 1, 2015.