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Montana Public Benefit Funds for Rate Assistance

Montana Public Benefit Funds for Rate Assistance

  • A major gas/electric utility agreed to a 10 percent discount in gas and electric rates for LIHEAP recipients beginning in winter 1991, several smaller utilities also have discounts. The discounts have been continued under electric and gas utility restructuring through a Universal System Benefits Charge href="/dereg/states/montana.htm">. Current discounts range from 15 to 30 percent. See electric utility restructuring.

  • Several small utilities provide discounts and fee waivers

Note: Leveraging reports do not always give a complete statewide picture. Some resources are not reported through leveraging or are under reported.

LEVERAGING

2010: $5.3 million
2009: $4.6 million
2007: $3.6 million
2006: $4.3 million
2005: $3.8 million
2004: $3.4 million
2003: $2.3 million
2002: $2.8 million
2001: $1.6 million
2000: $1.6 million
1999: $853,000
1998: $853,000
1997: $982,940
1996: $715,902
1995: $759,014
1994: $772,050
1993: $719,747
1992: $621,000