Solar Distancing: Trying to avoid peak electricity rates at home

As more solar is added to the grid, more utilities are changing their rate structures for homeowners, implementing “time of use” rates and “peak demand charges.” How are these higher rates and extra fees structured, and is there any way to combat them? Keith Marett, president of home energy management at Generac, explains how solar + energy storage systems, combined with active home energy monitoring, can work in tandem to save on monthly bills.

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— Solar Builder magazine



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