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Electricty trial may save SA consumers $500 on their bills


Source: Adelaide Advertiser, 16 April 2013

A TRIAL in North Adelaide is offering incentives for consumers to reduce their peak electricity demand and potentially save up to $500 a year, in a bid to tackle the cause of high prices.

The SA Power Networks trial involves a fundamental change in thinking about how customers are charged. It links bills to levels of demand instead of simply adding up total electricity usage.

Under the so-called capacity tariff system, customers would be rewarded for drawing less than their individually determined demand but be penalised if they go above it.

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