a range of energy efficiency measures. The goal behind these initiatives is a reduction in energy, measured in kWh. While these initiatives have certainly been successful, the easy ones have long been implemented, leaving more expensive and complex solutions to generate further savings. But ultimately these measures don't tackle rapidly rising demand charges, measured in power and kW - the other significant cost component of commercial ratepayers' electric bills.
Read how electric utilities can use software to meet growing demand, while saving significantly.
Electric ratepayers with spiky power profiles from large HVAC, refrigeration, and motor loads are paying upwards of 70% in demand charges on their summer monthly bills. Utilities have been drastically increasing demand rates, measured in $/kW, over the past 5 years.
Learn more about “the other” cost component of commercial energy bills.