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, 2019.

TierDistributionPublic PurposeGenerationTotal
Tier I: Baseline quantities, per kWh$0.03988$0.00337$0.06843$0.11168
Tier II: 130% baseline quantities, per kWh$0.09147$0.00337$0.08469$0.17953
Tier III: Excess baseline quantities, per kWh$0.13707$0.00337$0.13188$0.27233
Customer Charge$17.30n/an/a$17.30

D-1 Summer & Winter Tier Usage & Rates

Primary Heat Source
Billing Code
Tier I kWh
$ 0.11168/kWh
Tier 2 kWh
$ 0.17953/kWh
Tier 3 kWh
$ 0.27233/kWh
Natural Gas/OtherSummerB1 to 259260 to 336337 and above
Natural Gas/OtherWinterB1 to 310311 to 404405 and above
Permanently Installed Electric HeatSummerH1 to 317318 to 412413 and above
Permanently Installed Electric HeatWinterH1 to 581582 to 756757 and above

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

Of the 420 kWhs, 259 kWh will be charged the Tier I rate ($0.10864/kWh) and the next 76 kWh will be charged the Tier II rate ($0.17464/kWh), and the remaining 85 kWh will be charged the Tier III rate ($0.26491/kWh)