Are EV's subsidizing all electricity users ?

Are EV's subsidizing all electricity users ?

While debate rolls over the perceived and future benefits of EV's,... This one a fact... 90% of us charge at night, and 90% of us do not have the option of time-of-use rates. So this is one of the better deals the electric utilities have seen. I think it might be the case that here in Colorado, non-summer months XCEL electric grid demand goes way down at night, to "spinning reserve", that is, keeping the plants hot and ready, but not loading the turbines with electric generation due to lack of demand. I'm not an expert, but any demand at night seems almost a freebie cost for XCEL. Yet we pay the same 12 cents/Kwh day or night. That smells like a subsidy... Just haven't heard that mentioned much as a benefit.

jordanrichard | 8 février 2014

12 cents, I wish I had that low rate. Here in CT, in addition to the actual cost of the electricity which is about 8 cents/Kwh, we have a series of delivery charges that actually ends up costing more than double the actual electricity used. So the real cost per Kwh works out to 18 cents/Kwh. We also don't have "night time" rates.
For last month, I used 536 Kwh, which cost me $43.90, but my total electric bill was $97.04 due to the additional charges.

Oh, one thing, I am still waiting on my MS to arrive.

Here are the additional charges:
Transmission charge: .021650 per Kwh ($11.60)
Distribution Customer Service Charge: ($16 fixed charge)
Distribution Charge: .027570 p/Kwh ($14.78)
CTA Charge: .000330 p/Kwh ($0.18)
FMCC Delivery charge: .009990 p/Kwh ($5.35)
Comb Public Benefit Charge: .009760 p/Kwh ($5.23)