CLP Electric Bill

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Below is a sample CLP Electric Bill.  The bill is divided into two components, the Supplier Services Section and the Delivery Services Section.

When you choose a lower electric rate at, the rate you choose will replace the CLP Generation Service Charge under Supplier Services.  The default CLP rate is called Standard Service and is currently $0.11051.

All other charges (Delivery Services) on the CLP bill will remain the same.

# 1 (top)
Your name, account number and statement date.
#2 (left side)
Company contact information, supplier information (if applicable), usage or demand charts, important messages. Information could be continued on side 2.

  • Energy Profile chart: Shows comparisons of your monthly electricity use.
  • Demand Profile chart: Shows your maximum kilowatt of demand per month.
  • Generation Rate chart: Shows comparison of your monthly generation rate.

Account summary: previous charges, new charges and total amount now due.
Service detail: service location and reference number, billing period, meter readings. Information could be continued on side 2.

  • Service Location: Address to which electricity was delivered.
  • Billing Period:
  • Meter readings: Amount of electricity consumed.
  • Supplier Services Charges Detail
  • GSC/EAC Charge: the Generation Services Charge (GSC) and Energy Adjustment Clause (EAC) charge reflect most of the cost of procuring energy from CL&P’s wholesale suppliers.
  • Federally Mandated Congestion Charge (FMCC) – Generation Charge: a federally mandated charge relating to the supply of electricity.

Delivery Services Charges Detail

  • Transmission:the charge for delivery of electricity over the high-voltage power lines from the generation company to CL&P.
  • Distribution: CL&P charges for delivery of electricity over poles and wires to homes and businesses.
  • Competitive Transition Assessment (CTA): the charge that allows the electric distribution company to recover restructuring-related stranded costs. Depending on the rate, the CTA charge may be broken down into two parts, based on either On Peak or Off Peak consumption or on stepped kilowatt-hour consumption. The Prod/Trans Demand Charge is the Production/Transmission Demand Charge showing the highest average 30-minute kilowatt demand for the month.
  • Combined Public Benefits: represents a combination of the Conservation and Load Management charge, Renewable Energy Investment Charge and Systems Benefits Charge.
  • Federally Mandated Congestion Charge (FMCC) — Delivery: a federally mandated charge related to the reliability of supply delivered by the electric system
  • CT Mfgr’s Get CR: Gross Earnings Tax credit for manufacturers with SIC codes between 2000 and 3999.
  • Transmission Adj Clause: the Transmission Adjustment Clause charge reflects transmission costs approved by the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission.

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