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u·til·i·ty

(yū-til'i-tē),
In biomedical ethics and clinical decision analysis, the satisfaction or economic advantage gained from the outcome that results from a particular decision.
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Utility executives are trying to change its perception, and seek employees with vision, creativity, and leadership potential.
But Sun's Tony Siress, senior director of Advanced Services, doesn't like the usual electrical grid analogy for utility computing.
The general idea of computing as a service or utility has been around in various forms for more than 40 years, with such variations as rime sharing, computing bureaus, hosting services, centralized mainframes and ASPs, according to an article in Optimize magazine.
Consumer rates were effectively set by the government, which capped them at roughly the 1995 level until 2002, or until a utility paid off its stranded costs.
The expense amount a utility recorded usually was what it had collected from customers in rates.
We strongly recommend landlords who provide these services to their tenants to review their records and take advantage of the AAP, if they have any outstanding utility tax liability for any year prior to 1998, whether or not they have been subject to audit by the Department," said REBNY President Steven Spinola.
Your local utility company has a viable interest in your success - you are a consumer.

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