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U.S. Utility Rate Database
Entry ID: Utility_Rate_Database

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Abstract: The Utility Rate Database (URDB) is a free storehouse of rate structure information from utilities in the United States. Here, you can search for your utilities and rates to find out exactly how you are charged for your electric energy usage. Understanding this information can help reduce your bill, for example, by running your appliances during off-peak hours (times during the day when ... View entire text

Purpose: Developed by the DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, OpenEI is where energy officials and consumers alike can go to boost their energy IQs and make better decisions.

The free site blends elements of social media and Wiki-based technology with robust and previously unavailable information on energy sources and prices. The result: a powerful, collaborative platform that is helping ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-09-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24