demand charge

demand charge
noun
: the part of a bill for electric power based on the amount of power that the customer requires to be kept available to him

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  • Demand charge credit —   Compensation received by the buyer when the delivery terms of the contract cannot be met by the seller.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Charge Control — is a technology that lets an electric utility control, in real time, the charging of a gridable (plug in) vehicle, such as a Plug in hybrid (PHEV) or a Battery electric vehicle (BEV). Through Charge Control, the utility is able to postpone… …   Wikipedia

  • charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …   Law dictionary

  • Demand — De*mand , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demanding}.] [F. demander, LL. demandare to demand, summon, send word, fr. L. demandare to give in charge, intrust; de + mandare to commit to one s charge, commission, order, command. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Demand (economics) — Demand redirects here. For other uses, see Demand (disambiguation). In economics, demand is the desire to own anything, the ability to pay for it, and the willingness to pay[1] (see also supply and demand). The term demand signifies the ability… …   Wikipedia

  • demand — [n] question, request appeal, application, arrogation, bid, bidding, call, call for, charge, claim, clamor, command, counterclaim, entreatment, entreaty, exaction, impetration, imploration, importunity, imposition, inquiry, insistence, interest,… …   New thesaurus

  • demand — [di mand′, dimänd′] vt. [ME demaunden < OFr demander, to demand < L demandare, to give in charge < de , away, from + mandare, to entrust: see MANDATE] 1. to ask for boldly or urgently 2. to ask for as a right or with authority 3. to… …   English World dictionary

  • demand — vb Demand, claim, require, exact are comparable not as close synonyms but as sharing the basic meaning to ask or call for something as due or as necessary or as strongly desired. Demand strongly implies peremptoriness or insistency; if the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Charge — (ch[aum]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Charged} (ch[aum]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Charging}.] [OF. chargier, F. charger, fr. LL. carricare, fr. L. carrus wagon. Cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}, {Cark}, and see {Car}.] 1. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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