Let’s say you buy a light bulb with ‘100 watts’ printed on it. And when you pay your utility bill, you can see that your energy usage is measured in kilowatt hours. The watt is obviously some unit of measurement, but what is the watt, really?
Even though utility bills are different from utility to utility there are common parts and pieces that are similar across every bill. Three main charges that you will want to be aware of as a smart energy consumer:
You've read about how energy is generated, and the different ways that it can be generated, but how does it then get to your home to when you flip on the switch? Check out this article for the details that take power from it's high-voltage generation to the a safe level that can be used at your home.