Fortis Hydro Time of Use Rates.

Re: Fortis Hydro Time of Use Rates.

Postby Rider59 » Feb 15th, 2018, 2:16 pm

CapitalB wrote:A good way to smooth out those power costs on a personal level would be to set up something like the tesla battery and run power expensive appliances off it and charge that up through the grid in the off hours.


Much much much MUCH!!! cheaper just to pay the ToD rates.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tesla_Powerwall
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Re: Fortis Hydro Time of Use Rates.

Postby CapitalB » Feb 15th, 2018, 2:38 pm

Prices will come down and longterm it could save money.
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Re: Fortis Hydro Time of Use Rates.

Postby spooker » Feb 15th, 2018, 3:23 pm

CapitalB wrote:A good way to smooth out those power costs on a personal level would be to set up something like the tesla battery and run power expensive appliances off it and charge that up through the grid in the off hours.


That's exactly how they did it in Australia ... https://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/tesla-kills-duck-big-batteries.html
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