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  1. From the Rate menu, select Editors | Time of Use. The Time of Use Editor window appears.

    • TOUs are listed by vendor and name. You can sort the lists by clicking on a column heading. Sort the lists in reverse order by clicking the column heading once more.

  2. Add a TOU definition by clicking . The Create Time of Use window appears.

  3. Enter the name to appear throughout the system. You are limited to 16 characters. You may use letters (all caps only), numbers, underscores (_), dashes (-), ampersands (&) or slashes (/) but not special characters (such as #, *).

  4. In the Vendor field, select the appropriate vendor from the drop-down list.

  5. In the Holiday Group field, select the appropriate holiday group from the drop-down list.

  6. In the Non-peak Period field, enter a name for the non-peak period. This is the catch-all period, typically named Off-Peak. Any time period not specifically defined by the rest of the TOU definition will be part of this period.

  7. Click  to activate the remaining fields.

  8. Click in the Peak Name field then enter the peak name.

  9. Click in the Days field then click . The Day Selection window appears.

    1. Select the days to include when this peak period is occurring. If you select Weekdays or Weekends, the option to select individual days is unavailable. Typical rates use either Weekdays or All.

    2. Click OK. The Day Selection window closes.

The Days field is populated with a single letter code representing the selections made. Multiple letters appear if you selected more than one day.

M – Monday, T – Tuesday, W – Wednesday, R – Thursday, F – Friday, D – Weekdays, E – Weekends, H – Holiday

  1. Click in the Type field then select the peak type from the drop-down list.

  2. Click in the Start 1 field then enter the time using Military time.

  3. Click in the End 1 field then enter the time using Military time.

    • If the period of time is being defined for multiple time periods, use the same procedure for the Start 2 and End 2 fields.

  4. Repeat steps to 7-12 to add other peaks to this TOU definition.

  5. Remove a peak by selecting the appropriate peak then clicking .

  6. After making your selections, click OK. The Create Time of Use window closes.

  7. Exit the Time of Use Editor by clicking Close.

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