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Building a tariff is useful in cases that you are unable to find a tariff under the "Choose Tariff from Database" option. HOMER Grid lets you quickly build a simple tariff.

Use a simple tariff builder

Create a Simple Tariff

A tariff created using the "Use Simple Tariff Builder" option:

Can include one energy charge, one demand charge and one fixed charge

Can allow for net metering

Cannot cover tiered rates, time of use rates and other complex rate structures

To create a simple tariff, follow the below steps.

1. Enter the various charges in the tariff.

create simple tariff

2. Click Ok.


Build a custom, detailed tariff

If you realize that your tariff is a lot more complex and cannot be built with this option, then select Use Advanced Tariff Builder application.

Use Advanced Tariff Builder


You can now access this tariff in HOMER Grid, by selecting "Choose Custom Tariff" as shown below -



See also

How HOMER Calculates Emissions

Utility Tariffs Library

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