When will the Demand charge begin?
The Demand charge will be implemented for bills rendered after October 1, 2021.
Beginning September 2020, customers will see a line item on their bill showing their demand for the month. However, there will not be a cost associated with the demand until October 2021. The PUD is adding this line item early to help customers monitor their demand. They will then have the ability to modify their usage, if they so choose, before the charge is implemented in October 2021. This will allow them to see how modifying their usage might impact their demand and the Demand charge.