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August 02, 2012, 10:29:25 PM
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oh cool... do your wages coincide with what you pay for everything else?  is minimum wage like 35 cents an hour?

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August 02, 2012, 10:46:45 PM
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oh cool... do your wages coincide with what you pay for everything else?  is minimum wage like 35 cents an hour?

The minimum wage it's like $465 monthly, i'm in the $2000+ range, basic, no counting extra hours and benefits. But that isn't the end of the story, the inflation make that worth nothing.  Tongue
A good lunch it's about $25, a beer it's like $2.35...
A HD5850 cost like a minimum wage. Cry
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Also we don't have easy access to foreign exchange...

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August 02, 2012, 11:07:54 PM
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Price per kWh      |      0.106 VEB (0.025$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Bolívar
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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 Grin


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Price per kWh      |      0.110 VEB (0.0255$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Valencia
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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August 02, 2012, 11:14:36 PM
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Price per kWh      |      0.106 VEB (0.025$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Bolívar
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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Price per kWh      |      0.110 VEB (0.0255$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Valencia
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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August 04, 2012, 04:44:58 AM
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The price of power in USD over a monthly billing cycle from the power provider in northern California.



(m => 10-3) The final price at the end of the billing cycle is $0.41160 (kWh pricing is based on usage tiers)

Gotta love PG&E...

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Price per kWh      |      USD $.1282 to $0.4116 based on tiers
Current as @       |      August 2012
Provider              |      PG&E
State/Province     |      California
Country              |      USA                
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August 04, 2012, 11:50:19 AM
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Price per kWh      |      0.12 USD
Current as @       |      Aug 2012
Provider              |      http://www.ustekveikja.no/
State/Province     |      Buskerud
Country              |       Norway            
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That is including taxes, grid rent, power certificates etc. Everything excluding the yearly connection fee of $385. Btw. running on hydroelectricity.
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August 04, 2012, 01:19:01 PM
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ouch.. so 385 bucks a year just because they can?



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August 04, 2012, 01:58:56 PM
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Price per kWh      |      USD $.09
Current as @       |      March 2012
Provider              |      BGE/PEPCO
State/Province     |      Maryland
Country              |       USA                 
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August 04, 2012, 02:39:11 PM
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Price per kWh      |      USD $.12 to $0.15 based on demand
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      AEP Ohio
State/Province     |      Ohio
Country              |       USA                
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Gotta love demand meters with KVAR checks on commercial buildings. Demand charges are close to $15.00/kw when exceeding contract levels.

EDIT: Rate Tariff: Medium General Service-240 (GS3 2ND)
EDIT EDIT: https://www.aepohio.com/global/utilities/lib/docs/ratesandtariffs/Ohio/2012-06-28_CSP_OP_StandardTariff.pdf

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August 04, 2012, 04:23:14 PM
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ouch.. so 385 bucks a year just because they can?

Yes, although $385 is not really that much. We are amongst the most expensive countries in the world. My monthly train commute is more. A pizza + coke in a restaurant is $50. 0.5 liter of beer can costs $16 at some bars.

I don't know if it is like this in other countries. I pay one company for connection to the grid and transport of power. In Norwegian it is called "nettleie", directly translated "grid rent". And I pay another company for the electricity. The latter I can choose freely.
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August 04, 2012, 04:30:03 PM
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Wow... Seems complicated..... so the $385 per year is for the grid rental. We (Ontario Canada) have charges for delivery of power.... flat rate montly fee...


$16 for a pint of beer seems very expensive... I guess  it depends where you live....

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August 05, 2012, 02:54:54 AM
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Price per kWh      |      USD $.0208
Current as @       |      August 2012
Provider              |      Chelan PUD
State/Province     |      Washington State
Country              |       United States                
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There is a flat rate of $7.00 a month on top of normal charges...

Not sure if were still the cheapest in the county or not. I know we had the cheapest a few years ago.
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August 05, 2012, 03:08:45 PM
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WOW that's amazing...... It seems like some places have cheap $kwh but what about hidden charges? such as: a user being charged a $385 per year grid rental....



Are any of you getting charged large fee's ontop of the kwh rate? 

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August 06, 2012, 01:58:59 AM
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UTAH Or USA, lol

6 cents per KW/H after you hit a certain level it drops to 5 cents 4, etc... the basic monthly fee is 3.50 plus usage..

( I know, I should have started mining a long time ago, didnt realize my city owned its own windmill energy farm/system and we get a heck of a deal since we sell most of our power out of state)
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August 06, 2012, 02:08:39 AM
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Price per kWh      |      AUD $.21 > $0.24 (tiered on usaage...gets more expensive) AUD$1=USD$1.05 therefore ~USD$0.2kW/hr
Current as @       |      August 2012
Provider              |      Origin Energy (Coal + Hydro) + my own 1.5kW solar system
State/Province     |      Victoria
Country              |      Australia                 
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Bills come in quarterly and are $350 ~ $500 depending on my solar production

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August 06, 2012, 05:21:33 PM
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Price per kWh      |      0.106 VEB (0.025$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Bolívar
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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Price per kWh      |      0.110 VEB (0.0255$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Valencia
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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LOL you calculated everything using dollars at official rates. Let's do it at black market rates. This is my info.


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Price per kWh      |      0.10 VEB (0.0108$)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.corpoelec.gob.ve
State/Province     |      Valencia
Country              |       Venezuela                 
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At 9.2 VEF/$, min wage is like 250$.
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August 06, 2012, 11:20:10 PM
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See why I need FPGAs.....

Yup, FPGAs (and even more so the ASICs promised) will make the cost of electricity less of a factor for a period of time.

That's why there has been only relatively small increases in the hashing capacity even though a lot of FPGAs have been shipping -- the GPUs are being decommissioned in high cost (for electricity) areas.  Some GPUs are getting bought by those with low cost of electricity but you can only add so many GPUs before you need to start doing rewiring or bigger fans to remove heat, etc. 


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August 06, 2012, 11:36:41 PM
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UK price per KWH is 0.1414 GBP  (NPower)

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August 07, 2012, 02:53:55 AM
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Price per kWh      |      $0.086 (USD)
Current as @       |      July 2012
Provider              |      www.amigoenergy.com
State/Province     |      Houston / Texas
Country              |       USA                 
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August 07, 2012, 05:26:27 AM
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there are no tiers on my current plan.  for the last 6mo it's been ~8c/kwh,

this is near Tyler, Tx

Natural gas prices, which dictate the market price of wholesale electricity, remain at record lows.    (well, for this area anyway)

but, there is this other plan, where the first 1500 kwh is 10.9c, next 1000kwh is 9.3c, and all kwh after that is 6.9c

then this "Large Power" plan where the minimum bill is $475, with rate of 5.14c

all the poor wind farms that cant even get their electricity on the grid

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