Time-of-Use Plan (E6) – Closed May 31, 2016


The current residential Time-of-Use rate (E6) is closed to new customers not enrolled by May 30, 2016. All customers enrolled in the E6 rate plan as of May 30, 2016 may remain on the rate through 2022.*


Rate details for the Time-of-Use Plan (E6)

Costs are lowest on weekdays from May to October from Midnight to 10 AM; highest from 1 PM to 7 PM; and medium at other times

With Time-of-Use (E6), you still need to conserve energy throughout the month to avoid higher priced tiers, but the price you pay also varies by time of day and season. Because this is a multiple-tiered TOU rate, it is also likely to be best if your total electricity use during the month is low. This works great if you can use air conditioning and major appliances in the morning or late evening (after 7 p.m.) during the summer.


Rates are lowest in the morning, late evening and weekends from May through October, and at all times outside 5-8 p.m. on weekdays from November through April. The graphic below shows Time-of-Use pricing for a customer who stays in the lower priced tier over one year. See the next section to understand Time-of-Use and Tiers.


On weekdays, rates are highest from 1 PM to 7 PM. On weekends rates are lowest at all times except from 5 PM to 8 PM, when they are medium; and on holidays rates are lowest all day.
On weekdays, rates are lowest at all times except from 5 PM to 8 PM, when they are medium; and on weekends and holidays rates are lowest all day.

PLEASE NOTE: Pricing is rounded and subject to change. Find Current Pricing (PDF, 76 KB)
*In addition to closing the E6 rate plan to new customers who were not enrolled as of May 30, 2016, the CPUC ordered that E6 eventually be phased-out. Customers may remain on E6 only through 2022. Through 2020, the terms of E6 will remain the same, with a two-year transition to a 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. peak period by 2022. Please note, if you move your service to a new address, you will not be eligible to remain on the E6 Rate Plan.

Time-of-Use: May - October

Tier 1Tier 2
Peak

35.9

43.6

Partial-Peak

24.4

32.0

Off-Peak

16.7

24.4

Time-of-Use: November - April

Tier 1Tier 2
Partial-Peak

18.8

26.5

Off-Peak

17.2

24.8