A service availability charge of $1.50/day
The service availability fee pays for some of OEC’s fixed costs, including distribution and generation capacity, line maintenance and system improvements, and costs for billing, member services and administration.
This is a perfect rate for those who are able to shift energy use between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.. Members will recognize the most savings by switching energy consumption to the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m..
Members with electric vehicles and those willing to modify their behavior to maximize savings.
Those able to shift large appliance use to the hours of 9 p.m.to 5 a.m. either manually or with tools like programmable thermostats.