metered demand

metered demand

The maximum rate of the consumption of electric power or water in a building supplied by a utility.
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Lower metered demand due to last year's wet summer dented revenues by Au10 million, and business demand is expected to weaken further this year.
By having onsite generation, the Embassy will have a redundant source of power should there be an outage on the local grid, and which additionally allows for peak-shaving to reduce metered demand during extreme heat and cold events when stress on the grid is greatest and cost per kilowatt-hour at its highest.
Other customers in Texas, without metered demand, are billed from a demand derived from Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) load profiles.