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Rhode Island Ratepayer Funded Rate Assistance

Rhode Island Ratepayer Funded Rate Assistance

  • A major electric company provided a discount for low-income customers that amounted to over $6.6 million in 2010.
  • LIHEAP customers of a gas utility received a 10 percent discount on gas usage that amounted to $2.2 million in 2010.
  • In 2010, one natural gas utility provided a 23 percent match of of LIHEAP grants to customer bills

LEVERAGING

2010: $9.4 million
2009: $9.3 million
2007: $7.6 million
2006: $5.8 million
2005: $5.3 million
2004: $5.6 million
2003: $5.1 million
2002: $4.8 million
2001: $5.1 million
2000: $3.5 million
1999: $2.7 million
1998: $2.8 million
1997: $1.4 million
1996: $2.2 million
1995: $1.3 million
1994: $1.4 million
1993: $1.5 million
1992: $699,573
1991: $300,000