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The utility tab in the detailed results pop-up gives a breakdown of the various grid charges by category. The categories are:

Category

Description

Consumption Charges ($)

Annual consumption charges

Demand Charges($)

Annual demand charges

Fixed Charges ($)

Annual fixed charges

Minimum Rate ($)

Annual Minimum charges irrespective of consumption

Total ($)

Total electricity cost for the year

Modes of viewing your Utility bill

You can view the utility bill in annual or monthly modes. Choose the desired radio button on the left side of the Utility output page.

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Annual Utility Bill

In the annual mode, you can get a yearly breakdown of different types of charges. You can also view a DMap of the consumption and demand rates. Below is an example of the annual charges from the Utility.

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Monthly Utility Bill

 

In the monthly mode, you can get a breakdown of different types of charges and the energy purchased and sold, by month. You can view it graphically or in tabular formats.

 

 

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Utility Bill Details

If you want to see the detailed breakdown of charges from individual rates, then click on the  Utility Bill Details button on the bottom right of the screen. Below is an example screenshot of a utility bill detail pop-up:

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Clicking the tabs on the top provide categorized bill information. Below is an example of the demand limits that HOMER Grid has optimized in each month.

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