A History of Public Utility Regulation
Fortnightly Magazine - November 2016
New Business Model, A Balancing Act
Las Vegas, model of energy efficiency
Military Rivalry Fueled Nuclear Program
New Entrants, Many Ways to Engage
SW Utilities Show Efficiency Benefits
Managing Aging Nuclear Storage Canisters
Public Interest before Special Interest
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.
Memories by Faruqui and Littlechild