Rush Hour

Rush Hour

Rush Hour 20 SEPTEMBER, 2016 Let’s be honest. It sucks. No one likes driving in rush hour. You’re bumper to bumper, and as far as you can see there’s a line of cars in front of you, and even more trying to get on the highway. Everyone is getting impatient...
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,...
On-Bill Financing: Cost-Free Energy Efficiency Improvements

On-Bill Financing: Cost-Free Energy Efficiency Improvements

On-Bill Financing: Cost-Free Energy Efficiency Improvements 15 MARCH, 2016 Although there is a strong business case for using energy-efficient technology, a significant barrier to its adoption is the initial cost of new appliances, HVAC systems, furnaces, insulation,...
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...