With a Time-Of-Use (TOU) plan, you can take advantage of lower rates during certain times or days. That means if you can follow a few easy guidelines, you can reduce your expenses, save energy, and even help the environment.
How do TOU plans work?
In a TOU plan, electricity prices go up during the times that demand for energy is the highest.
Different households have different daily routines. That’s why the first thing you should do is pick a plan that offers the best value for your lifestyle.
The Rate Plan Comparison Tool can help. It uses your past usage data to estimate your costs for other plans.
If prices at the grocery store changed based on the time of day, you would probably go shopping when items are the cheapest. Think of a TOU plan the same way––by changing the times you run appliances and adjusting your heating/cooling system, you can enjoy lower rates.
Discover easy energy savings and up to $150 in rebates when you buy a smart thermostat.
Find out how much you can save by running appliances at times when prices are lower.
Sign up for texts alerts to get helpful reminders of your plan’s schedule every weekday.
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