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#2655 - 07/17/01 11:30 PM 150 KWh per month?!?  
sparky66wv  Offline
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Whoa!

Check out what our taxes help pay for:

Cheney's electric bill ...

I'm estimating at $0.10 per KWh...

That's some major hair-dryer!


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#2656 - 07/17/01 11:52 PM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
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>estimating at $0.10 per KWh...
I get 114 MW-hr per month.

Perhaps did you mean an average constant load of 155 kW (650 A @ 120 V)?


#2657 - 07/18/01 12:11 AM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
sparky66wv  Offline
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$186,000 divided by 12 months = $15,500 per month.

$15,500 per month divided by $.10 per KWh = 155,000 KWh.

Now I'm getting 155MWh (Oops) per month... How'd you get your figures? 114?

I'm missing something here then...



[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 07-18-2001).]


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#2658 - 07/18/01 07:10 AM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
sparky  Offline
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Must be that ******* defib he's gotta use 10X a day!
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#2659 - 07/18/01 12:46 PM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
WARREN1  Offline
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Must be HVAC for 33 rooms. Wonder who occupies all those rooms? Think anyone is lost in there somewhere?
Glad its not my place!!!


#2660 - 07/18/01 10:02 PM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
Anonymous
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>How'd you get your figures? 114?
I used last year's actual; you used this year's estimate.


#2661 - 07/18/01 10:04 PM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
Anonymous
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>Must be that ... defib
As was pointed out, the current VP lived there for just one month of the 6 months on which the estimate was based.


#2662 - 07/18/01 10:20 PM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
Phil H  Offline
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Tujunga, CA
Well it is our military and federal government. Maybe they actually spend a dollar or two per kwh when all costs are included.

Phil H


#2663 - 07/19/01 07:44 AM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
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It looks like they could hire a person-in-charge-of-turning-things-on-and-off, pay them $5K a month, and we'd still be ahead.
(the interns are probably afraid of the dark)
Any way you look at it, we foot the bill.


#2664 - 07/19/01 09:10 AM Re: 150 KWh per month?!?  
sparky66wv  Offline
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Not to mention that if my bill was merely 5% of that (it's about .25% now) the DEA would be ramming my doors down...

I had to edit...forgot to divide by 12 months... (Oops! again...boy that's two this thread...)

[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 07-20-2001).]


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