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Energy and Demand Charges on Commercial Electric Bills

PatPrince317 MA, United States 0 Ratings 5 Discussions 1 Group posts

Posted by: PatPrince317 // Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

Hello Everyone! As a sales rep for a renewable energy developer, I am curios to see what business owners on this site would know about their electric bills (Besides that the bill is expensive). A commercial bill is different from a residential electric bill because commercial/industrial bills have a DEMAND charge. This represents the amount of energy that a customer can use an any given time, like enough energy to power up numerous large machines. I am curious to see how much of your electric bill represents energy usage (in kWhs) versus demand (in kW).




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