Utilities are growing rate base despite static or declining demand: making customers pay more for a product they want less of.
Rate Case Analytics
Hard numbers support operating- and capital-cost claims for gen plants.
extract additional kilowatt-hours from these aging assets, by avoiding forced outages, shrinking planned outage schedules, and raising capacity factors. Software and digital technologies can help to extract this stealth capacity, while also ensuring the nation’s aging electricity system operates reliably. In time, power-generating utilities increasingly will rely on data from such technologies to support their positions in rate-case proceedings.