The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) offers the Customer Rate Comparison Tool as a service to electric utilities and other energy providers. The rate comparison tool is custom built based on the services’ need to be uploaded into the utility’s website. Customers can interact with the tool showing how decisions may impact energy bills. The tool can be customized to inform the customer about new electric rates, energy efficiency options, energy use of home appliances, and other factors that affect energy bills.

The figure below shows an example of how the tool can be used by customers to compare the fuel costs between an electric vehicle and a gas powered vehicle.

The rate comparison tool can be applied to:

Appliance Efficiency

Peak Hour Reduction

• Time of Use Rate Structures

• Energy Saving Practices

• Community Solar

• Buy-All, Sell-All Rate Structures

The tool can also be customized to many other projects.

To learn more about our rate comparison tool services, please contact Kimberly Conley at

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