quote: The reason for the penalties for over estimating power is the utility has to invest money to be sure they can meet the estimate
quote: I buy raw materials and hire staff to make 100,000 widgets based on their estimate. If they only buy 50,000 widgets they have totally f*cked me over.
quote: I would also think the utility would structure their fines and base cost of electricity so that MS couldn't pull such a dick move.
quote: I would think the utility would structure their fines and base cost of electricity so MS would not have to waste energy to avoid a 3x charge.