Demand charge, capacity charge

英文Demand charge, capacity charge

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(1)An additional billed amount that covers the difference between the power a customer expects to have available and the energy that the customer actually uses. (2) Calculated based on the difference between a customer’s peak energy use during a billing period and their nominal use (normal or hour-to-hour use) during the same period. If the customer expects to have substantially more power available to them than they actually use, then a demand charge is applied to cover this difference. (3)Not a means of gouging customers by charging for unused energy. Instead they are a means of insuring that customers can have larger-than-normal supplies of energy available to them at a moment’s notice



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