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Title: Maximum demand charge rates for commercial and industrial electricity tariffs in the United States

Abstract

NREL has assembled a list of U.S. retail electricity tariffs and their associated demand charge rates for the Commercial and Industrial sectors. The data was obtained from the Utility Rate Database. Keep the following information in mind when interpreting the data: (1) These data were interpreted and transcribed manually from utility tariff sheets, which are often complex. It is a certainty that these data contain errors, and therefore should only be used as a reference. Actual utility tariff sheets should be consulted if an action requires this type of data. (2) These data only contains tariffs that were entered into the Utility Rate Database. Since not all tariffs are designed in a format that can be entered into the Database, this list is incomplete - it does not contain all tariffs in the United States. (3) These data may have changed since this list was developed (4) Many of the underlying tariffs have additional restrictions or requirements that are not represented here. For example, they may only be available to the agricultural sector or closed to new customers. (5) If there are multiple demand charge elements in a given tariff, the maximum demand charge is the sum of each ofmore » the elements at any point in time. Where tiers were present, the highest rate tier was assumed. The value is a maximum for the year, and may be significantly different from demand charge rates at other times in the year. Utility Rate Database: https://openei.org/wiki/Utility_Rate_Database« less

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74
DOE Contract Number:  
FY16 AOP 4.1.0.29
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Data (NREL-DATA), Golden, CO (United States); National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Renewable Power Office. Solar Energy Technologies Office
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 17 WIND ENERGY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 25 ENERGY STORAGE
Keywords:
NREL; data; demand charge; tariff; electricity; United States; commercial; industrial; utility rate; energy analysis; rate tier; grid modernization; solar power; wind energy; distribution capacity; buildings efficiency; consumption; utilities; location; building size; charge rates; battery; storage; /kW; statistical analysis; Clean Energy Group; Resiliant Power Project; SunShot; renewable energy; RE
OSTI Identifier:
1392982
DOI:
10.7799/1392982

Citation Formats

McLaren, Joyce, Gagnon, Pieter, Zimny-Schmitt, Daniel, DeMinco, Michael, and Wilson, Eric. Maximum demand charge rates for commercial and industrial electricity tariffs in the United States. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.7799/1392982.
McLaren, Joyce, Gagnon, Pieter, Zimny-Schmitt, Daniel, DeMinco, Michael, & Wilson, Eric. Maximum demand charge rates for commercial and industrial electricity tariffs in the United States. United States. doi:10.7799/1392982.
McLaren, Joyce, Gagnon, Pieter, Zimny-Schmitt, Daniel, DeMinco, Michael, and Wilson, Eric. 2017. "Maximum demand charge rates for commercial and industrial electricity tariffs in the United States". United States. doi:10.7799/1392982. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1392982. Pub date:Wed Sep 20 00:00:00 EDT 2017
@article{osti_1392982,
title = {Maximum demand charge rates for commercial and industrial electricity tariffs in the United States},
author = {McLaren, Joyce and Gagnon, Pieter and Zimny-Schmitt, Daniel and DeMinco, Michael and Wilson, Eric},
abstractNote = {NREL has assembled a list of U.S. retail electricity tariffs and their associated demand charge rates for the Commercial and Industrial sectors. The data was obtained from the Utility Rate Database. Keep the following information in mind when interpreting the data: (1) These data were interpreted and transcribed manually from utility tariff sheets, which are often complex. It is a certainty that these data contain errors, and therefore should only be used as a reference. Actual utility tariff sheets should be consulted if an action requires this type of data. (2) These data only contains tariffs that were entered into the Utility Rate Database. Since not all tariffs are designed in a format that can be entered into the Database, this list is incomplete - it does not contain all tariffs in the United States. (3) These data may have changed since this list was developed (4) Many of the underlying tariffs have additional restrictions or requirements that are not represented here. For example, they may only be available to the agricultural sector or closed to new customers. (5) If there are multiple demand charge elements in a given tariff, the maximum demand charge is the sum of each of the elements at any point in time. Where tiers were present, the highest rate tier was assumed. The value is a maximum for the year, and may be significantly different from demand charge rates at other times in the year. Utility Rate Database: https://openei.org/wiki/Utility_Rate_Database},
doi = {10.7799/1392982},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {9}
}

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