From the Blog 18 MAY, 2017 Do you ever wonder what a Public Service Commissioner actually does? Rather than bore you with a lengthy explanation . . . just see below. Click Here for a more detailed blog post that explains what a PSC Commissioner actually does. Any...
Is A Strong Regulator Anti Free Market?

Is A Strong Regulator Anti Free Market?

From the Blog Is A Strong Regulator Anti Free Market? 8 MARCH, 2017 I am a free market loving person who generally believes that government regulation constrains economic growth. I also believe that utility commissioners in traditionally regulated states need to be...
Complete Review: A PSC rate case.

Complete Review: A PSC rate case.

Complete Review: A PSC rate case. 22 MARCH, 2016 During rate case proceedings, the PSC Staff thoroughly reviews the books and records of the company, including the general ledger, invoices, actuarial reports, independent audit reports, board of Director materials,...
New Regulatory Frameworks

New Regulatory Frameworks

New Regulatory Frameworks 9 FEBRUARY, 2016 Edison Electric Institute: There is a classic “paradigm shift” underway in the investor-owned electric utility (IOU) industry. Energy growth is slowing at a time when utilities need to raise large amounts of new capital to...
Ratemaking 101

Ratemaking 101

Ratemaking 101 2 FEBRUARY, 2016 Check out this infographic on ratemaking published by KCP&L (http://www.kcpl.com/my-bill/for-business/how-rates-are-set/ratemaking-101). Steps in the Rate Case Process The typical process takes 8-11 months to complete. Before a...