Use this system demand calculator to see how stacking your appliance use impacts your energy needs and how you can manage your system charge by managing usage times.
How to use the system demand calculator.
To get an idea of how stacking the use of household appliances affects your system charge, toggle on the appliances your household tends to use at the same time. You’ll see how using multiple appliances at once can quickly add up. Next, toggle off the appliances you could use at different times. You can see how choosing to stagger the use of appliances can help you manage your energy use and save on your monthly system charge. Also, by selecting from Summer or Winter, you will see how the changing seasons affect which common household appliances drive your system charges.
You are in control of your energy usage.
There are a lot of ways to reduce your monthly bill. See our Energy Demand FAQs page for more system demand details and our Save Energy. Save Money., page for no cost, low cost, and smart investment energy efficiency tips.
NOTE: The System Demand Calculator is for informational purposes only and displays the estimated wattage of common appliances on Umatilla Electric Cooperative rate. The Base Charge and Energy Charges are included to provide a total monthly cost estimate. Please enter your typical monthly kWh usage from any previous billing statement.