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Virginia - New Dominion Energy Time-of-Use Plan

generalenthu

Supporting Member
Jun 10, 2015
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Vienna, VA
Thanks for the heads up.

The rates don't seem to be too alluring. Super off-peak would be 5c or less. With solar and no powerwall my net consumption is at night for the most part.

Will sign up though!
 

Redmiata98

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Oct 12, 2014
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Northern Virginia, USA
I was fortunate to be able to sign up for the first EV PRICING PLAN that Dominion offered back in 2014. I was grandfathered when they eliminated that plan. I am still paying the Super Off Peak rate for consumption between 1 and 5 AM. The rate was advertised as $0.05 per kWh but actually works out to $0.08 when you add in all of the miscellaneous charges and taxes for the separate metering. (The peak cost for my time of use meter is around $0.20 per kWh so I rarely use it during that time frame.) The rate is still about $0.03 per kWh cheaper than the standard rate for the rest of my household which is not on the peak charge rate. The program required a separate meter and separate direct line from the new meter to the EV charger. The meter and electrical upgrade that it required for my house was gratis from Dominion but I had to pay the cost of my electrician getting the County permit, running the separate line and connecting it to the new Dominion meter. Hope this provides prospective for those considering the new program. Dominion assured me at sign up that they would probably grandfather me if the plan was later cancelled and have made good on that assurance since the plan was cancelled. I have continually used the program since 2014 with the same rate and am glad I participated.
 

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