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February 17, 2012, 12:57:36 AM
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How much do you pay for power and where do you live?  I'll start:

$0.1102 per KWH in Tallahassee, FL USA

Link here: http://www.talgov.com/you/customer/helpful/rates.cfm?src=reselec

Edit: My power is flat rate residential.  Please include details of your pricing structure if it's not flat rate.

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February 17, 2012, 01:55:58 AM
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In some areas there is tiered pricing based on consumption.   In other areas there is peak/off peak pricing.   And there is commercial / residential status as well.

So the responses might be more useful if more details about the rate were given.

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February 17, 2012, 02:00:49 AM
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Good point.  This is why I also linked to my utility services website.  I'll edit my post  Smiley

But tell us, how much do you pay for power?

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February 17, 2012, 03:31:59 AM
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.056 / kwh during the winter
.115 / kwh 6/1 - 10/1

In USD.

Residential rate in
St. Louis, MO

Fortunately I have a heat pump, so the neighbors don't realize I'm actually running the A/C anytime it gets above 40 Smiley   Gonna have to figure out the best undervolts come June 1st tho....

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February 17, 2012, 06:09:09 AM
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This past month I unfortunately hit Tier 5 with Southern California Edison because I was setting a couple of rigs at home and testing for stability.  Tier 5 costs me $0.39/KWH  Angry  Normally I only mine on one main PC at home with a 6950 which puts me into Tier 4 (more than 340KWH) which costs $0.30 (this is with the winter discount pricing).  Obviously I'm losing money mining at home, but my main rig would be on anyways pulling 100 watts as a file server part of the time.  I don't think anybody can mine in CA without having free electricity  Tongue

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February 17, 2012, 06:20:12 AM
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This past month I unfortunately hit Tier 5 with Southern California Edison because I was setting a couple of rigs at home and testing for stability.  Tier 5 costs me $0.39/KWH  Angry  Normally I only mine on one main PC at home with a 6950 which puts me into Tier 4 (more than 340KWH) which costs $0.30 (this is with the winter discount pricing).  Obviously I'm losing money mining at home, but my main rig would be on anyways pulling 100 watts as a file server part of the time.  I don't think anybody can mine in CA without having free electricity  Tongue

Wow, power in CA is expensive.  Where do you get free/cheap power from for your not-at-home rigs?

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February 17, 2012, 06:25:38 AM
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This past month I unfortunately hit Tier 5 with Southern California Edison because I was setting a couple of rigs at home and testing for stability.  Tier 5 costs me $0.39/KWH  Angry  Normally I only mine on one main PC at home with a 6950 which puts me into Tier 4 (more than 340KWH) which costs $0.30 (this is with the winter discount pricing).  Obviously I'm losing money mining at home, but my main rig would be on anyways pulling 100 watts as a file server part of the time.  I don't think anybody can mine in CA without having free electricity  Tongue

Wow, power in CA is expensive.  Where do you get free/cheap power from for your not-at-home rigs?

Wife has an office she's paying $4k a month for rent and utilities.  She also put $200K of upgrades into the office - so I'm just trying to get a little more out of it lol.  I just hope I don't burn the place down with my open air rigs - some sitting on cardboard boxes  Grin  I will have to shut down some rigs in the summer since AC is only on during business hours and it gets up to 105F sometimes here in the summer.

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February 20, 2012, 04:33:30 PM
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I just looked at my electric bill and my rate is $0.06113468/kwh in upstate NY

Anybody looking for a place to run their rig? We can work out a deal Smiley

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February 21, 2012, 12:19:06 AM
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$0.08 / kWhr up to 250
$0.10 / kWhr after

Portland, OR with Portland General Electric
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February 21, 2012, 12:25:15 AM
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This past month I unfortunately hit Tier 5 with Southern California Edison because I was setting a couple of rigs at home and testing for stability.  Tier 5 costs me $0.39/KWH  Angry  Normally I only mine on one main PC at home with a 6950 which puts me into Tier 4 (more than 340KWH) which costs $0.30 (this is with the winter discount pricing).  Obviously I'm losing money mining at home, but my main rig would be on anyways pulling 100 watts as a file server part of the time.  I don't think anybody can mine in CA without having free electricity  Tongue

Ditto.  SCE prices are ridiculous.  Part of LA runs on LADWP and it is much better:  $.07-.12/KWH
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February 21, 2012, 02:17:53 AM
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nothing. its including the as a monthly fee regardless of usage. after initial investment its pure profit. Smiley
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February 21, 2012, 04:05:51 PM
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U$D 0.52/kwh.

Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of the most expensive eletricity of all world, and it is hydroeletric power...

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February 21, 2012, 07:09:02 PM
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U$D 0.52/kwh.

Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of the most expensive eletricity of all world, and it is hydroeletric power...

Love hydro as a renewable resource, but 0.52/kwh!!! Shocked
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February 21, 2012, 08:09:37 PM
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.15/kwh in maine. It cost me less with southern california edison when I lived there! The only advantage here is unlike SCE the rape stick doesn't come out once you go above a certain # of kwh. One would think due to the proximity to Quebec's hydro power we'd share in on some of those sweet .05-.06 rates, but unfortunately no such luck.
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February 22, 2012, 03:33:20 AM
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.15/kwh in maine. It cost me less with southern california edison when I lived there! The only advantage here is unlike SCE the rape stick doesn't come out once you go above a certain # of kwh. One would think due to the proximity to Quebec's hydro power we'd share in on some of those sweet .05-.06 rates, but unfortunately no such luck.

The only way to get $0.15 for Southern California Edison is to stay in Tier 1 (Tier 2 is $0.19/KWH).  To stay in tier 1 you can't have a refrigerator.  When my wife lived alone in an apartment in 2006 she was in Tier 2 and she was home only to sleep and shower pretty much (maybe 1 or 2 hours of a compact florescent a day - she's pretty cheap).  Spend just 300 KWH and you're already in Tier 4.  I wonder how much businesses get nailed by SCE  Shocked

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February 22, 2012, 04:00:53 AM
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The only way to get $0.15 for Southern California Edison is to stay in Tier 1 (Tier 2 is $0.19/KWH).  To stay in tier 1 you can't have a refrigerator.  When my wife lived alone in an apartment in 2006 she was in Tier 2 and she was home only to sleep and shower pretty much (maybe 1 or 2 hours of a compact florescent a day - she's pretty cheap).  Spend just 300 KWH and you're already in Tier 4.  I wonder how much businesses get nailed by SCE  Shocked

So.Cal Edison's residential tier system is pretty ridiculous and definitely non-conducive to mining.  For business, the tiers work a little differently than residential (based on peak power demand).  The first tier goes up to 20kw I believe and is $.17/kwh.  I tried to have the garage classified as a 'business' and get the bus rate, but no dice.  Sad
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February 22, 2012, 04:15:33 AM
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The only way to get $0.15 for Southern California Edison is to stay in Tier 1 (Tier 2 is $0.19/KWH).  To stay in tier 1 you can't have a refrigerator.  When my wife lived alone in an apartment in 2006 she was in Tier 2 and she was home only to sleep and shower pretty much (maybe 1 or 2 hours of a compact florescent a day - she's pretty cheap).  Spend just 300 KWH and you are already in Tier 4.  I wonder how much businesses get nailed by SCE  Shocked
300kwh was still in tier 1 where I was. Tier1 went up to 450kwh or so. In the summer I used about 400-450kwh a month on average running AC when I was home and fridge, kept computer off when I was gone. The difference was hot water was provided by the landlord. Electric hot water can drive the bill up a bit. The tiers were different during the winter season, I think that is when it may have been 300kwh per month for tier 1. They've probably raised the rates/restructured the tiers since I was there, I don't remember it being .15/kwh in tier 1.
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February 22, 2012, 05:26:30 AM
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I live in North GA and pay $0.095/KWh

Flat rate
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February 22, 2012, 08:16:34 AM
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$0.067 kW/hr up to 1, 350 kW/Hrs.  0.0962 there after.  Western Canada.
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February 22, 2012, 06:09:21 PM
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Currently electricity costs for Russian resident's households without gas, is about $0.04Kwh on arevage, taking into account night discounts.

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