LES 2022 budget and rates

LES budget, rates online public meeting held Sept. 30

See the replay video of the meeting.


We’re proposing a small, approximate 1% systemwide rate decrease as part of next year’s budget. It is a priority of public power to keep costs low for customer-owners, bringing value to our community by providing highly reliable, environmentally sustainable and low-cost electricity. 

Top 3 things to know about our 2022 budget

  1. LES is proposing a small, approximate 1% systemwide decrease to retail electric rates in 2022.
  2. This would mark the fifth consecutive year with no rate increase. 
  3. Minor, revenue-neutral adjustments to rate schedules are proposed as LES continues to align rates with costs.


Overview of proposed budget and rates 

Summary and redline changes of proposed rates

News release

Bill calculator

Our residential bill calculator provides an estimated bill, based on the proposed 2022 rate restructure, to be effective Jan. 1, 2022. It displays 12 months of billed energy based on your billing period.

Calculate how the proposed rate restructure adjustment would affect your monthly bill


Questions/Comments about the budget? Email finance@les.com

Rate study statistics
lowest bill in the nation
lowest bill in the nation
lowest bill in the nation

The National Electric Rate Study ranks residential, commercial and industrial electric rates of 100 cities across the nation.
Rates used are those approved to be in effect Jan. 1, 2021.