New California rule could increase participation in time-of-use rate programs
An increasing number of utilities are offering time-of-use (TOU) rate plans, which incentivize EV owners to schedule charging at off-peak times. The California Public Utilities Commission has now approved a new rule that will require the state’s three biggest utilities to allow TOU customers to use their EV chargers to measure the amount of energy delivered.
Baltimore Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy in Minnesota, Florida Power & Light and several other utilities have partnered with Enel X Way to offer customers EV-only billing through Enel X Way’s JuiceBox residential chargers, said Marc Monbouquette, Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs for Enel North America.
Read more about TOU rate plans and opportunities for incentives in the article by Charged Magazine here.