For those customers who stay on target with the market and are looking to take advantage of market fluctuations, a variable plan may be an option.
If market prices increase, your rate may increase. If market prices drop, your rate may decrease.
If you follow energy market prices and adjust your electric usage accordingly, you may save money. However, changing rates may make it hard to predict your monthly bill and budget your expenses.
During extreme hot or cold temperatures, wholesale electric prices may increase dramatically, which may increase your per-Kwh price. In addition, extreme temperatures may increase your electricity usage which further possibly increases your bill.