Direct Access


Direct Access
  The ability of an electric power consumer to purchase electricity from a supplier of their choice without being physically inhibited by the owner of the electric distribution and transmission system to which the consumer is connected to. (See also Open Access.)
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  The ability of a retail customer to purchase electricity or other energy sources directly from a supplier other than their traditional supplier.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

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