AEP accord could raise small biz rates 30%
A newspaper's analysis indicates that a proposed agreement between American Electric Power and Ohio's utility regulators could raise electricity rates for small businesses by 30%. The Columbus Dispatch reports the largest rate increase will be felt by companies that have high electricity usage for short periods of time and low usage the rest of the ... (more)
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#1 Dec 4, 2011
"The Columbus Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/tSWsLl ) the largest rate increase will be felt by companies that have high electricity usage for short periods of time and low usage the rest of the time. Small manufacturers, retailers and even churches fall into that category, which makes up a small percentage of all customers."
Putting solar PV on the roofs of these types of buildings would help keep their peak electric usage down, since solar PV is a peak usage electricity generator. Distributed electricity generation, installed and used where it is needed. No EIRs, public outrage of public land use and no power corridors needed to get the electricity to market. The businesses that adopt their own personal generation will be a head of the businesses that do not. Decreasing one's overhead is as well a way as any to shore up one's business operating capital.
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