Electric Rate Calculator

Residential Electric Rate Overview

Charging customers based on time of use rates enables you to save money, be in control of your energy bills and your usage. As we move forward with time of use rates beginning November 1, we wanted to inform you of what it looks like to use on-peak and off-peak energy, compare your traditional rates to time of use and equip you with tools for potential cost savings. 

On-Peak: Time at which your energy use costs the most, high level of demand for energy

Off-Peak: Time at which your energy use costs the least, low level of demand for energy

time of use chart

BWL Residential Electric Rate Calculator

Have you ever wondered how much energy you’re using with certain household items? Do you want to know on average how much it’s costing you?  

Our interactive Electric Rate Calculator can help show you how much electricity your household items use! 

First, select which time of year you are in. 

  • Summer: June to October 

  • Winter: November to May 

Next, select a household item. 

After selecting these, choose how many hours a day you usually use that item and watch the change in your rates!

TOU: Time of Use, effective November 2022 

RES1: Current Residential Rates or Traditional (not TOU), gone in 2023 

kWh: Kilowatt hour 

On-Peak: Time at which your energy use costs the most, high level of demand for energy 

Off-Peak: Time at which your energy use costs the least, low level of demand for energy

*This calculator gives an estimated daily average of what you could see on your bill based on your energy use with the new rates. These are not the exact totals that will show on your bill.