25. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

What if electricity cost more when the sun was shining?

Many utilities are using new electronic “smart meters” to adjust the price of electricity as often as every 15 minutes, to reflect supply and demand.  And charging more when electricity is in short supply can be good news, making investments in distributed solar power pay off faster.

via How Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing Can Boost Distributed Solar | ThinkProgress.