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Better Plants - Understanding Your Electric Bill

Electricity bills can sometimes be very difficult to decipher. Depending on your utility company, your bills can be very long and detailed or quite short, with just a few totals listed. Different charges can appear each month with no apparent explanation of why or how they are calculated. Learning to read your utility bills and understand why your utility charges different fees is very important in maximizing your cost savings through energy efficiency. The Understanding Your Utility Bills: Electricity webinar is intended to help companies learn about and analyze their electric bills. Data collected from utility bills can be used with the DOE Energy Performance Indicator software tool to establish an energy baseline and track progress over time.