During the Chaos and Afterwards
Fortnightly Magazine - June 1 2020
How shall that gap between utility revenue requirements and realized revenues be filled?
Conversations with commissioners and personnel from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.
Chair & Chief of Staff
A conversation with Chair Valcq and Chief of Staff Carrie Templeton.
Commissioner, Exec. Ass’t.
A conversation with Commissioner Nowak and Nowak’s executive assistant Bob Seitz.
“We need to make sure we continue to have reliable, affordable, and safe utility service, and that we protect our utilities so they can make it through this crisis.”
“Everybody’s learning new ways to navigate our online meetings and teleconference calls and figure out how to efficiently move dockets along.”
“The biggest grant program is the broadband expansion grants, and the Commission just approved $24 million dollars in grants for FY2020.”
“Conventional rate cases, but not simplified rate cases, require public hearings. We hold them at our office and utilities and customers can participate remotely over the telephone.”
Focus on Energy
“A lot of data is collected on what the programs are doing, how much energy is being saved, and what’s happening in the marketplace related to the activities that Focus on Energy engages in.”