Question Worth Asking, But Answer’s Unclear
Maryland PSC Subsidizes Offshore Wind
Excerpt from the December 9, 2016 issue of PUR's Utility Regulatory News
Two by Four, not a Nudge
It is often said that ratemaking is as much art as science.
It is the process of setting a return on equity that is fair to both shareholders and consumers that demonstrates the art and science practiced by regulators. One case reported here provides a good glimpse at the entire range of issues put before regulators: a decision by the Michigan Public Service Commission setting electric rates for Consumers Energy Company.
Public Interest before Special Interest
Many see a higher cap as a windfall for nuclear and coal.
Still Beyond the Pale?
Especially in today’s politically charged environment
Utility performance, investment versus dividends, rate of return incentives