California CARE calculator?

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You will need to enter the current meter read, the prior meter read, and the date of each read in order to calculate your tenants' bill(s).

Prior Meter Read Date
Please enter a prior date
Please enter a current date
Number of Days:

Prior Meter Reading
Please enter a prior reading
Please enter a current reading
Total kWh:

Please select a county
Tenant's primary heating source:
Please select a primary heating source
Is tenant eligible for CARE?
  • Prior Meter Reading:
  • Current Meter Reading:
  • Total Kwh:
  • County:
  • Tenant's Primary Heating Source:
  • Is Tenant Eligible For Care?:

Baseline Calculation

Item Unit Summer winter
Baseline kWh/Day
Baseline Allowance 0 688
Total Possible Baseline 688

Computation of Charges*

Rate Schedule California D

Item Units (kWh) Cost Per Unit Charges
Basic Charge $7.20
Baseline kWh/Day 0.13425
Non Baseline 0
CPUC Surcharge 0.00046
Klamath Dam Removal
Carbon Pollution Permit Cost
Low Income Assistance Charge 0 0
CARE Credit DL-6 -20%
State Energy Resource Tax 0.00030

*Note: Rates may be prorated based on a rate change during the billing period. Rates used in this calculator valid for meter reading dates after March 23, 2023.

Note: California Climate Credit: In 2023, an additional credit will apply per residential customer to the March bill and again to the October bill. The March 2023 credit was $132.85 per customer. The October 2023 credit is $268.56 plus an additional true up of $135.71.