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A consumer has to pay lesser fixed charges in maximum demand tariff.

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Answer : In Hopknison demand rate or two part tariff the demand rate or fixed charges are dependent upon the maximum demand of the consumer.

Description : Define the following terms related to tariff: (i) Connected load (ii) Unit consumed (iii) Fixed charges (iv) Electricity Tax 

Answer : (i) Connected load  It is the sum of the power ratings (Watts or kW or MW) of all devices and machines existing (installed) in the premises of consumer. It is used to decide the ... a percentage of the total electricity bill which includes all amounts that go to the electricity supply agency. 

Answer : Depreciation charges are high in case of thermal plant.

Answer : For a consumer the most economical power factor is generally 0.95 lagging .

Answer : For any type of consumer the ideal tariff is three part tariff.