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Public Utilities Reports

PUR Guide 2012 Fully Updated Version

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PUR Guide

This comprehensive self-study certification course is designed to teach the novice or pro everything they need to understand and succeed in every phase of the public utilities business.

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Market Power and Market Manipulation in Energy Markets

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Market Power and Market Manipulation in Energy Markets:
From the California Crisis to the Present
By Gary Taylor, J.D., Shaun Ledgerwood, Ph.D., J.D.,

Fundamentals of Energy Regulation, 2nd Edition


See a review of Fundamentals of Energy Regulation 2nd Edition as published in the Energy Law Journal here. © Energy Law Journal  

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Principles of Public Utility Rates


Since 1961, Principles of Public Utility Rates has laid the foundation of public utility pricing theories, policies and the economic concepts supporting rate designs. This book continues to be the cornerstone reference for everyone involved in analyzing what constitutes fair and reasonable utility rates.

Copyright © 1988

The Water Business: Understanding the Water Supply and Wastewater Industry


Complete coverage of the water supply and wastewater industry as a business, this primer explains how the industry operates, how it developed, the political and economic issues that shape its progress, and the regulatory system, as well.

This thorough explanation of the financial structure of the water industry in a form comprehensible to non-accountants will be a benefit to supervisory employees, regulators, buyers investors and academics.

The Privatization of Public Utilities


Complete coverage of privatization: from the special issues in developing countries to investor concerns on Wall Street. In clear, fact-filled text, Leonard Hyman and experts from around the globe explain the theory of privatization and provide the hands-on information needed to take action, make deals, and profit. In addition to case studies, The Privatization of Public Utilities includes five detailed appendices that include extensive research and time-saving reference materials.

Performance-Based Ratemaking


Many states have instituted some form of performance-based ratemaking (PBR) for utilities. In this all-new publication, Dr. Schmidt presents an exhaustive study of PBR, providing you not only with the policy aspects of the subject, but also with the mechanics of designing and implementing this important regulatory tool. Performance-Based Ratemaking provides the roadmap for prospering in the increasingly competitive retail energy markets.

The New Telecommunications Industry


The most comprehensive, updated reference available in the bold, new world of telecommunications in ONE, time saving source that you'll refer to over and over again. With practical and useful information, this invaluable guide to the history, organization, financing, and technology of this complicated industry is a MUST for the telecom veterans and newcomers alike.

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Copyright © 1997

Lessons in Cultural Change


The most complete source you'll find on how to lead your company through a cultural transformation...Learn about all areas of cultural change: corporate vision, strategic plans, compensation, and labor relations. You'll ensure positive change for your organization with answers to these questions and more:

What are the ten commandments of successful cultural change?
What are the characteristics of leaders who fear change?
Do the rating agencies think your company's culture should change?

Energy Services Outsourcing: Opportunities And Challenges


In Energy Services Outsourcing: Opportunities and Challenges, two seasoned industry professionals take an in-depth look at this source of new products for utility and energy companies.

Although most ESO applications today focus on energy delivery and energy management, the potential for services ranges from a limited IT project to a complex internal communications network to a "virtual" company with all energy-related infrastructure outsourced.