Residential Rate Tiers

Alameda Municipal Power's (AMP) residential rate plan has three pricing levels, known as tiers. They are based on how much electricity, measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh), you use. When your usage has exceeded a tier, you move to the next tier and pricing level.

D-1 Monthly Charges

Effective July 1, 2023

TierDistributionPublic PurposeGenerationTotal
Tier I: Baseline quantities, per kWh$0.02817$0.00561$0.09052$0.12430
Tier II: 130% baseline quantities, per kWh$0.08030$0.00561$0.11203$0.19794
Tier III: Excess baseline quantities, per kWh$0.11447$0.00561$0.17445$0.29453
Customer Charge$19.99n/an/a$19.99

D-1 Summer & Winter Tier Usage & Rates

Primary Heat Source
Billing Code
Tier I kWh
$ 0.12430/kWh
Tier 2 kWh
$ 0.19794/kWh
Tier 3 kWh
$ 0.29453/kWh
Natural Gas/OtherSummerB1 to 246247 to 319320 and above
Natural Gas/OtherWinterB1 to 295296 to 384385 and above
Permanently Installed Electric HeatSummerH1 to 301302 to 391392 and above
Permanently Installed Electric HeatWinterH1 to 552553 to 718719 and above

Example: Summer Billing-Primary Heating: Gas-Total usage = 420 kWh

Of the 420 kWhs, 246 kWh will be charged the Tier I rate ($ 0.12430/kWh) and the next 73 kWh will be charged the Tier II rate ($ 0.19794/kWh), and the remaining 101 kWh will be charged the Tier III rate ($ 0.29453/kWh)