Customer Deposit Interest Rates

PUC Approved Interest Rate on Customer Deposits

Many public utilities offering telephone, energy and water services to residential and commercial customers in the State of Colorado have the provisions in their tariffs that allow the utility to require customers to maintain a deposit with the utility to ensure payment of services. If your utility requires such deposits, it is required to pay simple interest on those customer deposits as prescribed by Commission rules. 

See Telecommunications rule: 723-2-2302, Electric rule 723-3-3403 . Gas rule 723-4-4403 and Water rule 723-5-5403.

Interest Rate on Customer Deposits

For calendar year 2016, the rate was 0.34%.

For calendar year 2017 the rate will remain at 0.34%.

For additional information and to facilitate any tariff changes, the Commission issued the corresponding Decisions.

Please submit your advice letter as a NEW Advice Letter filing.  Proceeding number found on the Decision.

Please DO NOT file your advice letter in the miscellaneous proceeding associated with the following listed decisions. Reference to the respective Decision is required on the tariff pages accompanying your advice letter.

Electric U​tilities
Decision C16-0988
Gas Utilities
Decision C16-0989
Water Utilities
Decision C16-0991
Telecommunications Providers
Decision C16-0990