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Transmission and Distribution Utility (TDU) Monthly Pass-Through Charges for Residential Service

Utilities

CenterPoint Energy (Houston)

Charge/Fee Type Amount Description
Customer Charge per month per month $1.62000 Standard customer charge per retail customer per month
Metering Charge per month per month $3.85000 Standard metering (meter-reading) charge per retail customer per month
AMS Surcharge per month $0.00000 Additional payment for the implementation of Advanced Meters in Houston
Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) per kWh Usage $0.000728 Charge for the TDU's cost recovery of energy efficiency programs
Transmission System Charge per kWh Usage $0.00844 Charge for electricity transmission from the generating plants to electrical substations
Distribution System Charge per kWh Usage $0.01649 Charge for electricity distribution (local electric wiring)
Transition Charges (Schedule TC2, TC3, SRC, and TC5) per kWh Usage $0.005667 Charges assessed by a TDU for the costs associated with the transition to a competitive, deregulated market
Nuclear Decommissioning Charge per kWh Usage $0.00001 A fee that covers the cost of safely removing a nuclear generation facility from service
Transmission Cost Recovery Factor (Rider TCRF) per kWh Usage $0.008758 A fee (or credit) that accounts for changes in wholesale transmission rates without the need of a TDU rate case
Accumulated Deferred Federal Income Tax (ADFIT) Credit per kWh Usage $-0.000137 A credit to provide customers federal income tax benefits associated with Hurricane Ike restoration costs
Distribution Cost Recovery Factor (Rider DCRF) per kWh Usage $0.000762 A fee that accounts for changes in distribution-invested capital without filing a full rate case

Total of TDU delivery charges (per month): $5.47000

Total of TDU delivery charges (per kWh): $0.040716*

Oncor Electric Delivery

Charge/Fee Type Amount Description
Customer Charge per month per month $0.78000 Standard customer charge per retail customer per month
Metering Charge per month per month $2.28000 Standard metering (meter-reading) charge per retail customer per month
AMS Surcharge per month $2.19000 Additional payment for the implementation of Advanced Meters in utility area
Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) per kWh Usage $0.000766 Charge for the TDU's cost recovery of energy efficiency programs
Distribution System Charge per kWh Usage $0.01858 Charge for electricity distribution (local electric wiring)
Transition Charges (Schedule TC1) per kWh Usage $0.00000 Charges assessed by a TDU for the costs associated with the transition to a competitive, deregulated market
Nuclear Decommissioning Charge per kWh Usage $0.00017 A fee that covers the cost of safely removing a nuclear generation facility from service
Transmission Cost Recovery Factor (Rider TCRF) per kWh Usage $0.015920 A fee (or credit) that accounts for changes in wholesale transmission rates without the need of a TDU rate case
Rate Case Expenses Surcharges (Rider RCE, RCE2, RCE3) per kWh Usage $0.000049 Charges that allow the TDU to recover expenses associated with rate cases

Total of TDU delivery charges (per month): $5.25000

Total of TDU delivery charges (per kWh): $0.03789*

TNMP (Texas-New Mexico Power)

Charge/Fee Type Amount Description
Customer Charge per month per month $4.00000 Standard customer charge per retail customer per month
Metering Charge per month per month $1.25000 Standard metering (meter-reading) charge per retail customer per month
AMS Surcharge per month $3.40000 Additional payment for the implementation of Advanced Meters in utility area
Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) per kWh Usage $0.001268 Charge for the TDU's cost recovery of energy efficiency programs
Distribution System Charge per kWh Usage $0.01735 Charge for electricity distribution (local electric wiring)
Transmission Cost Recovery Factor (Rider TCRF) per kWh Usage $0.016176 A fee (or credit) that accounts for changes in wholesale transmission rates without the need of a TDU rate case
Competition Transition Charge (Rider CTC) per kWh Usage $0.00248 Charge for recovery of a TDU's non-securitized costs associated with the transition to competition (Similar to Transition Charges)

Total of TDU delivery charges (per month): $8.65000

Total of TDU delivery charges (per kWh): $0.036961*

AEP Central (American Electric Power)

Charge/Fee Type Amount Description
Customer Charge per month per month $3.19000 Standard customer charge per retail customer per month
Metering Charge per month per month $3.55000 Standard metering (meter-reading) charge per retail customer per month
AMS Surcharge per month $2.26000 Additional payment for the implementation of Advanced Meters in utility area
Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) per kWh Usage $0.000504 Charge for the TDU's cost recovery of energy efficiency programs
Transmission System Charge per kWh Usage $0.00519 Charge for electricity transmission from the generating plants to electrical substations
Distribution System Charge per kWh Usage $0.01392 Charge for electricity distribution (local electric wiring)
Transition Charges (Schedule TC2 and TC3) per kWh Usage $0.00585 Charges assessed by a TDU for the costs of transition to a competitive, deregulated market. TC is zero as of 1-29-16
Nuclear Decommissioning Charge per kWh Usage $0.00002 A fee that covers the cost of safely removing a nuclear generation facility from service
Transmission Cost Recovery Factor (Rider TCRF) per kWh Usage $0.006517 A fee (or credit) that accounts for changes in wholesale transmission rates without the need of a TDU rate case

Total of TDU delivery charges (per month): $9.00000

Total of TDU delivery charges (per kWh): $0.04121*

AEP North (American Electric Power)

Charge/Fee Type Amount Description
Customer Charge per month per month $2.94000 Standard customer charge per retail customer per month
Metering Charge per month per month $5.24000 Standard metering (meter-reading) charge per retail customer per month
AMS Surcharge per month $2.35000 Additional payment for the implementation of Advanced Meters in utility area
Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) per kWh Usage $0.00043 Charge for the TDU's cost recovery of energy efficiency programs
Transmission System Charge per kWh Usage $0.00580 Charge for electricity transmission from the generating plants to electrical substations
Distribution System Charge per kWh Usage $0.01901 Charge for electricity distribution (local electric wiring)
Transmission Cost Recovery Factor (Rider TCRF) per kWh Usage $0.008657 A fee (or credit) that accounts for changes in wholesale transmission rates without the need of a TDU rate case

Total of TDU delivery charges (per month): $10.53000

Total of TDU delivery charges (per kWh): $0.038271*

*Does not include any potential fees or credits applicable only if you reside in a municipality


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