Are You Paying Too Much? Understanding your energy rate schedules

Written by:  Dawn Nall, Project Manager, Southwest Environmental Finance Center For many water systems, the electric (or energy) bill is one of the largest expenses regularly incurred by the water utility.  It is also one of the most controllable expenses a water utility will have.  Most energy providers charge different rates for different types of customers, such as commercial and residential.  …

Have You Seen the Electric Bill? The Importance of the Water Energy Nexus

Written by: Dawn Nall Dawn Nall is a Program Manager at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of New Mexico. For many water systems, the electric (or energy) bill is one of the largest expenses regularly incurred by the water utility.  It is also one of the most controllable expenses a water utility will have.  However, water utility managers …