When comparing the price of off-peak electricity for heating to the price of alternative heating fuels, it’s important to compare equipment efficiency, energy rates and monthly service charges. It’s also important to recognize the long-term stability of the off-peak rate versus alternatives that may fluctuate up and down at a moment’s notice.

Use the heating cost calculator link below to compare RLEC’s off-peak rate to the equivalent price of propane or fuel oil, RLEC rates are listed below.

Heating Cost Calculator

General Service:

  • 11.0 cents / kWh (Jan-Dec)

Long Term: 

  • 5.6 cents / kWh

Short Term: 

  • 7.9 cents / kWh