Time of use electric rates will be introduced to Murfreesboro are in the future

The Murfreesboro Electric Department will switch over to “time of use rates” in the future. Time of use rates are an electric rate program designed to shift the customer’s electric usage away from times of peak customer demand. We asked Amy Byers with M-E-D when we can expect the time of use rates to be implemented…

 

The Murfreesboro Electric Department and Middle Tennessee Electric will likely introduce the new time of use rate schedule during the same time period. Chris Jones, who will take over the position of President at Middle Tennessee Electric on April 1st, 2013, told WGNS in a past interview that they expect to start the time of use service between 2014 and 2015. Jones said he hopes the new rates will conserve electricity…

 

WGNS will continue to follow this story.

Below you can see an example of time if use rates in other areas of our country. The diagram in this picture is from Nevada Energy:

Sources:

Murfreesboro Electric
Spokesperson Amy Byers

Middle TN Electric
Vice President Chris Jones

Diagram: Nevada Energy

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