2 edition of Ratemaking for conservation found in the catalog.
Ratemaking for conservation
|Contributions||Comnes, G. Alan., California Public Utility Commission.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||59|
Single-Issue Ratemaking Issue-Specific Filings Tariff Riders Multi-Utility Investigations Joint State or State/Federal Investigations Generic Investigations CVR Conservation Voltage Regulation CWA Clean Water Act CWIP Construction Work in Progress DC Direct Current DCF Discounted Cash Flow. Filters: Ratemaking-conservation-california-eram-experience is [Clear All Filters] Sutter, Mary, Jenn Mitchell-Jackson, Steven R Schiller, Lisa C Schwartz, and Ian M Hoffman.
This is a practical guide to the policies, regulation, and procedures of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The agency is increasing in prominence, and more lawyers are encountering FERC issues in their practice, including in matters involving deregulation and restructuring. Under traditional ratemaking, utilities generally make higher profits if they sell more power and lose profits as customers become more efficient. Performance-based ratemaking can address the problem of utility disincentives to promote customer energy efficiency by .
Further, I think state regulators and nonprofit utility governing boards should pursue ratemaking and other options that eliminate the throughput incentive or its impacts. Several policy options, from decoupled ratemaking to energy-efficiency program rewards, are available that have already been implemented by a number of state regulators and. Preface i Preface Verrill Dana, LLP is pleased to present this second edition of Maine Regulation of Public Utilities to our clients, colleagues, and friends. This is the only treatise published on the subject of Maine regulation of public utilities.
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The major difference between book income and taxable income is depreciation expense. Accelerated depreciation is used for income tax purposes while normal depreciation (based on the useful life of the plant) is used to set electricity rates. 18 Comparison of Book Depreciation to Tax Depreciation 0 20, 40, 60, 80, Energy efficiency issues include research and development (R&D) priorities, funding for climate-related efficiency programs, implementation of equipment efficiency standards, regulation of vehicle fuel efficiency, and electricity industry ratemaking for energy efficiency : Fred Sissine.
Utility ratemaking is the formal regulatory process in the United States by which public utilities set the prices (more commonly known as "rates") they will charge consumers.
Ratemaking, typically carried out through "rate cases" before a public utilities commission, serves as one of the primary instruments of government regulation of public utilities.
Inthe National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners issued a policy statement that said [open quotes]ratemaking practices should align utilities' pursuit of profit with least-cost planning.[close quotes] This policy coincided with then-current thinkingg at a number of state commissions about the much-touted goal of encouraging utilities to invest in conservation, or demand.
Tim Woolf is an associate scientist at the Tellus Institute in Boston. Prior to joining Tellus, he was research director at the Association for the Conservation of Energy in London. He holds a master's in business administration from Boston University and a diploma Cited by: 6.
(a) Applicability. (1) Except as provided in subparagraph (2) of this paragraph, this section applies, with respect to rate schedules filed under §§ and of this part, to the ratemaking treatment of the tax effects of all transactions for which there are timing differences.
(2) This section does not apply to the following timing differences: (i) Differences that result from the. Public Utility Ratemaking (the problems of rate base, cost passthrough) (V-D) = Rate base, this is the current book value of assets and the un-recovered part of depreciable assets and other amortized capital.
Operating capital, storm damage, conservation programs and other “regulatory assets” all go into rate base where the un. Carter, Sheryl, "Breaking The Consumption Habit: Ratemaking for Efficient Resource Decisions," The Electricity Journal, Elsevier, vol.
14(10), pagesDecember.J. Daniel Khazzoom, "Energy Saving Resulting from the Adoption of More Efficient Appliances," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages The rates allowed to be charged by a State regulated electric utility shall be such that the utility’s investment in and expenditures for energy conservation, energy efficiency resources, and other demand side management measures are at least as profitable, giving appropriate consideration to income lost from reduced sales due to investments in and expenditures for conservation and.
Jurisdiction includes the Clean Air Act and air emissions; all matters related to soil, air, and water contamination, including Superfund and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; the regulation of solid, hazardous, and nuclear wastes, including mining, nuclear, oil, gas, and coal combustion waste; emergency environmental response; industrial plant security, including cybersecurity; the.
Ratemaking Statutory Requirements- Reasonable Rates •Minn. Stat. B, Reasonable Rate •Just and reasonable •Not unreasonably preferential, prejudicial, or discriminatory •Sufficient, equitable, and consistent in application to a class of customers •To maximum reasonable extent, encourage conservation and renewables.
Ongoing concern about water resource adequacy has prompted interest in deploying wastewater pricing to encourage water conservation. In California, the idea was advanced in the wake of legislative requirements to reduce per-capita water demand by 20% by pursuant to the Water Conservation Act of (Senate Bill X or SB X).
(8) Investments in conservation and demand management The rates allowed to be charged by a State regulated electric utility shall be such that the utility's investment in and expenditures for energy conservation, energy efficiency resources, and other demand side management measures are at least as profitable, giving appropriate consideration to income lost from reduced sales due to.
charges set. Ratemaking is an enormous topic and is a more appropriate subject for a full length book rather than a brief description. A few key concepts related to conservation-oriented rates are presented here.
There are three primary varieties of conservation-oriented rate structure: Rate structures, like utilities, are unique. Ratemaking Process. PUC Ratemaking Process Fact Sheet This fact sheet reviews the PUC ratemaking process and the role of consumers in the process.
Complaint Filing Process. Consumer Complaint Procedures Guide If you have a problem or concern with a public utility, you can file either a Formal or Informal Complaint. This comprehensive guide will. The book is designed to help utilities, regulators, customers, and other stakeholders understand available technologies and the changes necessary to utility, customer, and regulatory and governance systems to realize the potential of the smart grid.
“The book recommends dramatic changes to ratemaking processes,” Alvarez said. Ratemaking Principles and Concepts; Steps for Building a Better (Efficiency-Oriented) Rate Structure by a tradition that has encouraged everyone, from homeowners to farmers to utilities, to tap more and more.
But the book also offers much reason for hope. the principles of water management and best practices conservation are covered in. (a) Consideration and determination. Each State regulatory authority (with respect to each electric utility for which it has ratemaking authority) and each nonregulated electric utility shall consider each standard established by subsection (d) of this section and make a determination concerning whether or not it is appropriate to implement such standard to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
Traditionally the ratemaking mechanisms reward the sale of energy and discourage conservation. Under the plan, the company would recover what it has spent, as well as a 15 percent incentive. : Eisen, Hammond, Rossi, Spence, and Wiseman's Energy, Economics and the Environment, Cases and Materials, 5th: The Fifth Edition of Energy, Economics and the Environment focuses on the unifying characteristics of energy law, while also emphasizing its connections to environmental and economic issues affecting energy industries.
Alternative Ratemaking Methodologies. Proposed Rulemaking Order for AEPS Act of Act Information. Electricity Issues. Electricity Laws and Regulations.
Natural Gas. Alternative Ratemaking Methodologies. Natural Gas Issues. Natural Gas Laws. Telecommunications. Telecommunications Issue. Water/Wastewater. System Improvement Charges.On Septemappellants filed a "Complaint in the Nature of Review" in Denver District Court, challenging the allowance of certain operating expenses for ratemaking purposes: (1) advertising expenses of $1,; (2) expenditures for customer conservation programs; (3) expenditures for solar power research and development; and (4) a.Conservation voltage reduction (CVR) has been around for a long time but most utilities have been reluctant to deploy it out of a concern that customers might be negatively affected.
With advanced metering infrastructure, AMI, that concern might go away or so goes the theory. To test that idea, PHI in Maryland carried out AMI-enabled CVR.