Prices change based on the day as well as the time of day. During the summer, the highest prices are in the middle of the day between 1 and 7 PM, during the winter the highest prices are during the early morning and late at night.
Each day will be classified as a high priced day (A Day), a medium priced day (B Day) or a low priced day (C Day). Low priced (C) days will occur most frequently, at least 280 days a year. There will be no more than 30 high-priced (A) days per year
Dominion will provide notification in advance for high priced days by 6PM the day before.
Rates during non-peak hours, the largest portion of your billing hours, are significantly lower than the current standard residential rate. Rates for the on-peak hours are higher than the average rate.
For most, energy costs are heavily impacted by heating and cooling, hot water and large appliance usage. You can save energy by managing how and when you use these items.
The Smart Pricing Plan is a year-long plan during which customers can see price benefits over the course of an entire year.