result in heavy charges to the Using Agency. Where

energy costs will be computed as shown on figure

the load factor is determined to be less than 0.40,

2-2 using population values from table 2-1. Cost

for loads which will affect the utility demand

comparisons have been simplified for clarity and

charges, an engineering and economic analysis will

do not include such items as fuel and power factor

be performed to determine the optimum method for

adjustment charges, "off-peak" or "on-peak" de-

correcting the deficiency. Low load factor will be

mands, or other billing practices used by utilities.

corrected by shedding loads or by peak-shaving

generation during periods of peak demand.

of the average load over a designated period of time

transformers serving family housing areas will

to the peak load occurring in that period. A low load

factor indicates short-time demand peaks which can

comply with the guidance in appendix B.

Air Force Training Base

Assume:

Population = 9,000

Demand charge = .00 per kW of billing (maximum) demand

Energy charge =

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.025 per kWhMaximum demand per month =

1.

9,000 people x 1.3 kW per capita = 11,700 kW

Energy used per month =

2.

(9,000 people x 4,000 kWh per year) 12 months = 3,000,000 kWh

Energy

costs

3.

= $ 35,100.

Demand = 11,700 kW x .00 per kW

a.

Energy = 3,000,000 kWh x

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.025 per kWh = $ 75,000.b.

= 0,100.

Total monthly energy cost

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