Alternative Tariff

Alternative Tariff

In international commerce, a tariff that charges two or more rates for the same goods going to and from the same places. A rational shipper seeks to pay the lowest alternative tariff possible.
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Solar plus storage facilitates innovative new approaches for utilities to serve customers, including alternative tariff structures and virtual power plants, and Con Edison is at the forefront of that innovation," said Sunverge Co-Founder and CEO Ken Munson.
Regulator Ofcom says a supplier is supposed to tell customers if they can save money by switching to an alternative tariff within the same company.
Section VI introduces alternative tariff structures that are better targeted to reduce such subsidy distribution distortions under a presumed policy objective of reducing subsidy costs to the government by 50 per cent.
As is shown in Figure 10, poor households have a higher subsidy share under all three alternative tariff structures compared to the DBT structure.
There are advantages and disadvantages associated with each alternative tariff structure, a proper account of which is available in Silva, Klytchniova and Radevic (2008).
The same majority also supported the following wording: "All new customers would receive the consumer protection tariff by default, but would have an opportunity to opt out of the CPT in favour of an alternative tariff without financial penalty.
The preceding discussion leads us to the conclusion that if the computed EPRs do not correspond to policy objectives, then an alternative tariff structure will have to be formulated to attain the target EPRs for realising objectives of public policy.
Gain an understanding of alternative tariff formulations across a multiplicity of tariffing dimensions
com/pricemanager) is a proven price-comparison and -impact tool for analysis that provides clients with a powerful means of comparing and analysing a wide variety of alternative tariff schemes.
Insurers are looking for alternative tariffs, and rates based on individual data may make it tougher for consumers to compare prices.
This will enable you to choose which of our range of alternative tariffs are most suitable for your business.
Ten adjacent homes in a Townsville street are participating in the 12 month trial to test battery storage systems, home energy management systems and alternative tariffs which could shape the future of Ergon's network.
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