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#195304 - 07/24/10 06:07 PM Electric Rates!
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6785
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Opened my electric bill today, and out pops a 'new rate' notice, effective 6/1/2010

This is a topic that is floating within the "Demise of electric heat" thread

RS (Residential Service) SUMMER RATES
Customer charge $ 2.20
Basic Generation (Excludes BGS Recon Chg/Credit)
First 600 KWHr .123378 per KWHr
Over 600 KWHr .132636 per KWHr

Delivery Charges
First 600 KWHr .042880 per KWHr
Over 600 KWHr .091016 per KWHr

Winter Rate
Customer Charge $ 2.20
Basic Generation .126094 per KWHr
Delivery Charge .053277 per KWHr

We also have Resi Time-of-Day Service
Customer Charge $ 5.28
Basic Generation
On-Peak KWHr .197115 per KWHr
Off-Peak KWHr .086206 per KWHr

Delivery Charge
On-Peak KWHr .074402 per KWHr
Off-Peak KWHr .048468 per KWHr

Winter Rates
Customer Charge $ 5.28
Basic Generation
On-Peak KWHr .179277 per KWHr
Off-Peak .086206 per KWHr

Delivery Charge
On-Peak .061482 per KWHr
Off-Peak .048468 per KWHr.

Resi Geothermal & Heat Pump service rates are identical to the Resi Time-of-Day rates
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#195308 - 07/24/10 08:38 PM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: HotLine1]
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Registered: 03/29/04
Posts: 252
Loc: Kingwood, TX USA
You must have Smart meters, to allow for time of day charge.

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#195312 - 07/25/10 08:54 AM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: WESTUPLACE]
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6785
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
'Smart meters' have been 'replacements' by our POCOs for a while. Personally, I still have a 'dumb' meter at my house.
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#195434 - 08/02/10 07:33 PM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: HotLine1]
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9012
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
I just got my bill

Customer Charge $5.90
Storm Charge $1.25
Franchise charge $7.16
Tax $5.97

Fuel Charge
First 1000 kwh $.038570
over 1000 kwh $.048570

Non-Fuel
First 1000 kwh $.046990
over 1000 kwh $.056990


Bottom line 2327 kwh costs $245.91 or 10.57 cents/kwh

Just for gee whiz info that is equal to 13.54a @ 240v 24/7.

At a dime a kwh it will certainly take a long time to pay back $8 a watt solar collectors when my solar contractor says I can only count on 5-6 hours a day at the rated output.
That is something like 33 years before the rebates.
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#195435 - 08/02/10 07:51 PM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: gfretwell]
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6785
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Greg:
Use my rates and that 2327 KWHr would cost $ 485.00 Plus, customer chg, and taxes based on our summer rates. Rough number of .21 censt a KWHr.

That cuts your payback roughly to 16+ years w/o rebates.
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#195436 - 08/02/10 08:25 PM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: HotLine1]
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Registered: 02/21/03
Posts: 340
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
Looks like your power is a little expensive, here is what out current residential rates are in Cdn $.

Monthly Basic Charge:

NOT Exceeding 200 Amp $6.85

Exceeding 200 Amp $13.70

Plus
Energy Charge:
First 900 kWh @ 6.38 /kWh
Balance of kWh @ 6.57 /kWh

Min bill is basic monthly charge.

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#195437 - 08/02/10 10:34 PM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: mbhydro]
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Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 856
Loc: Lowell area, Ma. USA
Customer charge- (my pleasure to do business with them)
$4.00
Distribution charge-(see above)
0.03348 - 1st 15 KWH
Transmission charge- Aint that the same as distribution ?
(maybe it's just me)
0.01729
Energy 'efficiency' charge- (aren't I doing that already?)
0.00596
Renewable energy charge- (Again- see above)
0.0005
All are X 15 KWH

0.03348
0.01729
0.00596
0.0005
X15 KWH

My basic is - 0.0811X15KWH

Not so bad- I have had the AC running and the pool heater too. $6.08 for the month.

Last month was $36.00- but still...

I got no complaints.


Edited by leland (08/02/10 10:39 PM)

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#195442 - 08/03/10 06:31 AM Re: Electric Rates! [Re: leland]
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6785
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Leland:
Are you kidding? $36 for a month with pool & AC?

Our (NJ) poco bills used to have a lot of 'items', but...there all condensed into the numbers above, excluding tax and a BGS Recon Chg/Credit.

De-regulation would allow energy purchase from other suppliers (generation), but I wonder if it's worth the hassles.

BTW:
Nice that you're back & posting
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