The below details describe rates effective June 1, 2014.
 
Service under all commercial and municipal rates are subject to our Terms & Conditions
 

For information about Belmont Light's rates for solar PV customers, please see the Emission-Free Renewable Distributed Generation section here.

Commercial Rates

Commercial Rate B

AVAILABILITY

Service under this rate is available for commercial purposes including stores, banks, offices, churches, schools, halls, and similar places that are used for purposes other than as private residences. Customers with a monthly peak demand within the last 12 months of more than 30 KWs shall be billed on a demand rate. Demand meters will be installed (where they do not currently exist) on customers whose highest monthly measured energy is 10,000 kWhs or greater.

For more detailed information, please download the Commercial Rate B Tariff.

Power Rate E

AVAILABILITY

This service is for customers whose demand exceeds 75 kW and is applicable to all purposes except resale. Any customer whose demand exceeds 75 kW in any month will be placed on this rate for a minimum period of 11 (eleven) months, regardless of whether its demand in subsequent months exceeds 75 kW. A customer will only be eligible to be moved to the Commercial Rate B if its demand is less than 75 kW for 12 consecutive months. Service will be supplied, if requested at 2,400 or 4,160 volts or higher, where lines for such delivery are available and the customer furnishes any necessary transformers.

For more detailed information, please download the Power Rate E Tariff.


Private Area Lighting Rate G

AVAILABILITY

This service is available to any customer exclusive of the Town of Belmont for purposes of lighting outdoor areas or exterior of building surfaces by means of equipment furnished and maintained by the Department.

For more detailed information, please download the Private Area Lighting Rate G Tariff.

 

Commercial Heating Rate F

AVAILABILITY

This service is for commercial or industrial customers where permanently installed and Belmont Municipal Light Department approved electric space heating is used exclusively for comfort heating and is metered separately. Air conditioning and non-process water heating may also be included, if electricity is used exclusively for these purposes. All other electrical energy shall be metered separately under the appropriate rate. This rate is not available for resale.

For more detailed information, please download the Commercial Heating Rate F Tariff.


Sales Tax Exemption

Your organization may be eligible for an exemption from the state sales tax.  To determine whether your organization qualifies, please visit our Forms page.

Municipal Rates

Small Municipal Rate MB

AVAILABILITY

Service under this rate is available for municipal accounts with normal maximum demand of less than 75 KWs. Customers with a monthly peak demand within the last 12 months of more than 30 KWs shall be billed on a demand rate. Demand meters will be installed (where they do not currently exist) on customers whose highest monthly measured energy is 10,000 kWhs or greater.

For more detailed information, please download the Small Municipal Rate MB Tariff.

Large Municipal Rate ME

AVAILABILITY

Service under this rate is available for municipal accounts whose demand exceeds 75 KWs. Service will be supplied, if requested at 2,400 or 4,160 volts or higher, where lines for such delivery are available and the customer furnishes any necessary transformers.

For more detailed information, pllease download the Large Municipal Rate ME Tariff.

Street Area Lighting Rate SL

AVAILABILITY

Service under this rate schedule is available monthly for all municipal street lighting purposes.

For more detailed information, please download the Street Area Lighting Rate SL Tariff.


Purchased Power Adjustment

The Department will calculate a charge or credit, the Purchased Power and Transmission
Adjustment (“PPTA”) to be applied to all kilowatt-hours sold under rate schedules subject to this
Purchased Power Adjustment. The over-collection or under-collection of such purchased power and transmission charges will be reviewed periodically and the PPTA will be adjusted as necessary.

As of August 1, 2016, the PPTA is a credit rate of $0.0085/kWh.

For more detailed information, please download the Purchased Power Adjustment Tariff