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Post By: McGiever » Fri. Apr. 26, 2019 9:28 pm

Take what you want and leave the rest.
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Post By: lsayre » Sat. Apr. 27, 2019 5:36 am

The days of forcing utilities to accept ones daytime only (with a daily peak at solar noon) generated electricity from PV will by necessity become a thing of the past.


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Post By: CoalisCoolxWarm » Sat. Apr. 27, 2019 8:52 am

Don't forget the commercial demand premium rate for high amp usage on the smart meters.

Use a welder for a extended period, pay higher rate.

Garages on individual supplies in PA are 'commercial' rates.

Just another way to fleece the little guy.

...in case you missed the tie in, batteries can be used to reduced these surge demands and could lead to lower overall RATE, not just kwh used.

THAT could be a real incentive for commercial users (or people with garages)

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Post By: Ky Speedracer » Sat. Apr. 27, 2019 5:17 pm

KY is still $ for $ until 2020.
If you have a system installed before 2020, you are grandfathered in for 20 years.
The power companies arguments about cost of infrastructure are BS! Not to mention the BS arguments about having to run different generators... they can totally forecast demand for power based on consumption.
Duke Energy bought LG&E here in our area about 15 years ago and it’s been all about rate increases ever since.
I love capitalism! But, what they have here in our area is a monopoly! No competition whatsoever! Now that the consumer has a little leverage/option, the greedy bastards are crying “foul”!
If you can’t tell, I’m not a fan...

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