The May 2018 average cost per kWh for residential customers is 11.0 cents.
The current 12 month average is 11.1 cents.
The electric and gas charges found on your CPS Energy residential bill are made up of base rate components, the fuel adjustment, and the regulatory adjustment.
The formula for the residential base rate combines:
For the natural gas rate, the residential base rate includes just the Service Availability Charge and the Energy Charge. Each of these items is listed on the back of your bill.
Retail rates contain an electric fuel adjustment or gas cost adjustment clause, which provides for recovery of fuel costs.
Electric and gas fuel adjustment factors (listed below) are set each month and may be positive or negative, depending on whether fuel costs for the period are above or below the amount that is built into the base rate. As a result, customers may see a change or a credit on their monthly bill.
For retail customers, the fuel adjustment charge may appear as a charge or a credit on your monthly bill. Here’s what goes into it:
Costs recovered through the regulatory adjustment factor include:
The City of San Antonio delivers a broad range of services – from waste collection to park maintenance – to you and your neighbors. The fees for many of those services are collected through your CPS Energy bill. For the city government, this is a convenient and efficient way to collect monthly fees. You’ll find a complete list of these fees under “City Services” on the back of your CPS Energy bill. CPS Energy is not responsible for providing these services. They include:
Call the City's information line at 311 for questions about City fees.