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Electric Utility
                 
 Network Service
Category
 

 

Electric Utility
 Point-to-Point Service
Category
 

Point-to-Point Service is a wholesale transaction to a specific utility.

 

Electric Utility
 Stranded Costs
Category
 

Stranded Costs refers to the money a utility loses when it no longer can recover its investment in generating plants and other deferred costs such as a wholesale customer switching providers or types of services.

 

Electric Utility
 Retail Transmission Service
Category
 

Retail transmission service, also called retail wheeling, involves either a independent power producer, cooperative, or electric -generating utility selling its transmission services to another entity which will then sell the electricity at retail to the ultimate customer.

 

Electric Utility
 Kilowatt hours
Category
 

The basic unit of measuring electricity.

 

Electric Utility
 Base Load
Category
 

The minimum constant level of natural gas or power required in a given time period by a utility or power company.

 

Electric Utility
 Class of Service
Category
 

A utility's sales categories which includes residential, commercial, or industrial customers for resale.

 

Electric Utility