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Limited Off-Peak

Shift your electricity use for select appliances and receive a lower rate.

With Limited Off peak, you can save money by shifting part or all of your electricity use to limited-off peak hours. During those times, select appliances will be connected to a special meter, switched on and energized at a lower rate. If they remain on or are used during peak times, you will pay a higher rate.

Typical appliances include thermal storage heating, radiant floor heating or electric water heating - all of which can store heat at night for use the following day.

Limited Off-Peak Pricing

Basic Service Charge $4.95
Off Peak Period $0.02642
On Peak Period $0.308

How You Save with Limited Off-Peak

You can save money with Limited Off Peak by only using certain appliances during the limited off-peak period. During these times electricity is less expensive and provided to you at a discount. If your appliances are connected to your special off-peak meter during peak times, you will pay a higher rate.

Who Benefits from Off-Peak

If you are a low energy user during the off-peak times, Limited off-peak may not be the best choice for you, because there is not a lot of usage to shift to lower priced periods. The amount of electricity usage you are able to shift could potentially be minor, and would not offset the cost of the monthly charge associated with having a second meter.

Those that use at least 100 kWh per month from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. could benefit most from this plan.

To see if you are a good candidate and find out more about your monthly energy usage, view your MyAccount.

Learn how to read your bill for energy usage.

Requirements

In order to participate in this rate program, there are a few requirements you must meet first:

If you choose to control your own load, you will need to provide a load-break switch or circuit breaker that will allow us to remotely control equipment from the power source.

Getting Started

  1. Call us at 800.895.4999 to request a meter and start saving.
  2. We'll come to your home and install a second meter at no cost to you.
  3. You'll hire a licensed electrician to connect your selected appliances to your new off-peak meter, install a duplex socket meter and include an automatic control switch.
  4. After the equipment has been installed, you or your contractor should call 800.422.0782. Select 1 and request the Meter Department to install a Limited Off-Peak meter.

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Set your hot water heater to no higher than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. This isn't just energy smart—it's also safer, since it reduces the likelihood of accidental burns.

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