Tariffs and Market

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Tariffs and Market
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Objectives The reason for having a differential tariff structure, as the reader may be aware, is that electrical energy is not, economically speaking, a uniform product. The cost of supplying 1 kW load at 2 a.m. is different from that at 4 p.m. on a cold winter day. For example, during off-peak night hours when the most efficient base load thermal plants are operating, the cost of energy may be, say only one rupee a kWh. However, during peak hours in the evening when even the most inefficient plant may have to be put into operation, the cost may be as high as three rupees a kWh. Further, the cost of…
Amarjit Singh Pabla: Electric Power Distribution, Sixth edition. Tariffs and Market, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export