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What are the other charges on my bill?

November 27, 2023

Customer Charge: This is a fixed cost based on costs for metering, billing, collection, and related costs.

Energy Charge – The cost of energy based on the amount of electricity consumed each month, in addition to the costs of operating and maintaining the electrical transmission and distribution system, as well as virtually every business service related to providing and planning electric delivery functions.

Environmental Charge – The cost to the District to comply with the environmental laws, rules and regulations.

Public Benefits Charge – Mandated by the State of California to fund renewable resources, energy efficiency programs, low-income assistance and energy research and development projects.  The rate is 2.85% of the amount billed.

State Surcharge – A utility tax collected and administered by the State of California.