The City of Ruston purchases power from our neighbor Tacoma Power. When Tacoma Power increases electrical rates, the City of Ruston increases its electrical rates. Residential/Commercial customer’s base rate is $16.50. Low-income disabled and low-income senior customer base rate is $12.50. Effective April 1, 2018 the City of Ruston’s residential/commercial rate is $0.092 per kWh (kilowatt-hour). Low-income disabled and low-income senior residential rate is $0.066 per kWh (kilowatt-hour).