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Electric Charges

Customers who elect to purchase their electric supply from Duquesne Light Company (DLC) will be charged according to the residential rates (RS, RH, and RA) located in the Retail Tariff.

DLC will provide and charge for transmission service consistent with the PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff approved or accepted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for customers who receive electric supply from the company. The Transmission Service Charges are included, for informational purposes, in Appendix A of the Retail Tariff.

Customers who elect to purchase their electric supply from an Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) will be responsible for paying DLC's Distribution Charge. They must purchase both their transmission and electric supply from their selected EGS. Customers may change suppliers or return to Duquesne Light for electric supply as defined in Rule No. 45.

For customers who elect to purchase their supply from an EGS, the customer is responsible for any other charges from the EGS. Any month in which the supplier becomes unavailable or during which the customer has not chosen a supplier, DLC will supply electricity at the above Distribution and Supply Charges and the Transmission Service Charges in Appendix A.

Customers who choose an EGS may select Consolidated Billing or Separate Billing as defined in Rule No. 20.1.

Price to Compare

Duquesne Light Company Class Average Price to Compare by Rate Class in Cents Per Kilowatt Hour
Rate Name Description PTC
EFFECTIVE
10/01/2018
PTC
ESTIMATED
12/01/2018
RS Residential Service Duquesne Light's standard rate for most residential customers. Available to residential or combined residential and farm customers using the Company's standard low voltage service for lighting, appliance operation, and general household purposes and for commercial or professional activity where associated consumption represents less than 25% of the total monthly usage at the premise. 7.51 7.45
RH Residential Service Heating Available to residential or combined residential and farm customers using the Company's standard low voltage service for lighting, appliance operation, and general household purposes and for commercial or professional activity where associated consumption represents less than 25% of the total monthly usage at the premise, and as the sole primary method of space heating except that the space heating system may be supplemented with renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, wood or hydro. 6.59 6.53
RA Residential Service Add On Heat Pump Available to residential or combined residential and farm customers using the Company's standard low voltage service for lighting, appliance operation, and general household purposes and for commercial or professional activity where associated consumption represents less than 25% of the total monthly usage at the premise, and an add-on heat pump for space heating. 7.10 7.04


For more information about the Pennsylvania Electric Choice Program, call DLC at 412-393-7100 or visit www.papowerswitch.com.

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