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Word of the Day: Fixed Charges and Volumetric Charges

July 16, 2015 by Alexandra Aznar

If you look at your electricity bill, you will notice different types of charges that make up the total amount owed. These types of charges vary by customer class (residential, commercial, and industrial), utility, and even state. Surcharges, riders, and demand charges are some of the many that could appear on a typical electricity bill, but fixed charges and volumetric charges are always present. Continue reading