Opinions and Decisions of the Railroad Commission of the State of Wisconsin

Opinions and Decisions of the Railroad Commission of the State of Wisconsin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... ELECTRIC UTILITY, Table II shows the apportionment of the electric expenses over capacity and output in the manner usually followed by the Commission: Table III shows the apportionment of the electric capacity and output expenses over the different classes of service. The capacity expenses were apportioned on the basis of the demand made by each and the output expenses on the basis of current This table shows that of the $5,206.23 total capacity cost $281.93 is chargeable to electric pumping, $3,380.16 to commercial lighting, $463.53 to commercial power, and $1,080.61 to street lighting. The total output expense of $9,292.05 is assessed as follows: Electric pumping $808.87, commercial lighting $5,315.03, commercial power $650.61, and street lighting $2,517.54. With the above apportionment of expenses the cost of service for each class is readily ascertained. The total operating expenses of commercial lighting is $8,695.19, of which $3,380.16 is capacity and $5,315.03 output. The total current consumed by the commercial or incandescent lighting for the year ending June 30, 1912, was 99,294 kw-hr. Divide the output expense by the energy consumed and a unit output cost of 5.37 cts. per kwhr. is obtained. The connected load of the commercial lighting service is 426 kw., exclusive of appliances, which results in an active load of 225 kw., as shown later on in Table V. Dividing the capacity expenses by the active load, we get $15.05 per kw. per year capacity cost, and further dividing this by 365, we get 4.12 cts. as the capacity cost per kw-hr. if the plant is operated only one hour each day. " Combining the above units, we get a table of costs for different hours daily operation as follows: TABLE IV. COST OF COMMERCIAL LIGHTING...show more

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  • United States
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  • 9781236923790