Public demand for power is greatest between 3PM-9PM...
7 a.m. to Midnight is cheapest on weekdays. This rate plan may be best for you. Single meter for your home and EV charging. The price per kilowatt-hour varies depending on the time. On most days, charging during peak hours is unnecessary. If you are driving more on a particular day, your real cost will only be the wholesale cost which is usually 10-20 cents on a loan. This includes interest.
Solar allows us to sell high and buy back low.
* 2020 worst case scenario=
No more unwanted surprises...
We plan to bank electricity into PG&E grid from 3PM-9PM weekdays. This is when the sun is shining and electricity rates are higher than unusual for most rate payers..
*** Less than 17 per cents kWh is our net buy back rate between Midnight-3PM.
This includes 2 cents for NEM2 Non-Bypassable Charges
Even if you DO NOT charge your EV at home, solar + EV Rate Plan is mathematically and factually advantageous in most instances:
*2 cents a kW NEM 2.0 with PG&E
***as of 1/01/20120 PG&E Rate Plan
Current Available EV Rate Plan is EV2 Rate Plan
Time Of Use EV Rate Plan:
Energy produced from solar is typically FAR LESS COSTLY
than renting electricity from a 100 years old grid.
EV2 Rate Plan
Buy the energy back cheaper at night or winter.
SELL HIGH and BUY BACK LOW:
Winter Rates July 2020
Above is referring to January 1st, 2020.
All rates subject to change.