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Rates and Service Policies

Rate tariffs for the City of Independence Power & Light Department are established by City ordinance. The stable electric utility rates found in Independence are lower than the national average. Affordable electric service adds to the quality of life for residential customers and is attractive to businesses considering locating in Independence.

Rate Schedule

Schedule Designation

Effective Date

Residential Service RS-3 7/1/12
Residential All Electric Home Service RS-4 7/1/12
General Service GS-1 7/1/12
Large General Service LGS-1 7/1/12
Total Electric General Service TEGS 7/1/12
School Rate EDU-1 12/1/14
Church Rate CH-1 12/1/14
Large Power Service LP-2 7/1/12
General Service Electric Space Heating GSSH-1 7/1/12
Private Outdoor Lighting PL-3 7/1/12
Special Contract Large Interruptible Industrial Service SCIS-1 7/1/12
Power Supply Fuel-Energy Cost Adjustment FA-1 7/1/12
Customer-Generator Net Metering Contract Service Rider NM-1 7/1/12
Economic Development Rider-5 EDR-5 9/1/14
Fuel Cost Adjustment Rate History    
Full Set of All Rates    7/1/12

 

For information on outdoor light rates, sewer pumping rates, or rates for schools, hospitals and churches, call (816) 325-7495. Copies of the official tariff sheets are available at Independence Power & Light offices. The information available here attempts to be materially the same, but should there be any discrepancies, in all cases the official tariffs on file will hold over these documents.

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