Electric Rate Designs: Rate Structures to Promote Financial Stability or Energy Conservation

October 22, 2013

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET

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All you need to attend is a phone and a computer with Internet access!

Electric Rate Design Webinar Series

This two-part series covers electric rate designs that promote a desired customer behavior and achieve financial stability for the utility. These webinars will cover how the rates are developed and structured and the strengths and weaknesses when considering each rate form.

It is not necessary to participate in both webinars, but it may be beneficial.

Webinar Description 

Electric Rate Designs: Rate Structures to Promote Financial Stability or Energy Conservation

Electric utilities tend to be a fixed-cost industry and fluctuations in sales due to the economy or weather can often result in problems with cash flows, debt covenants or result in the utility not achieving its financial targets. This webinar will cover rates that promote financial stability and potential political, social and environmental issues, as well as rates that promote energy conservation and issues the utility should be aware of when considering conservation rates. The speaker will discuss the following rate structures:

  • Declining block rates
  • Increased customer (facilities) charges
  • Decoupling distribution charges
  • Power cost adjustments
  • Standby rates
  • Distribution rates that reflect cost of service
  • Inclining block
  • Feed in rate tariffs
  • Net metering
  • Seasonal rates

The first webinar in this series will be held Aug. 20 and will cover Rates that Reflect Utilities Costs.

Mark Beauchamp
, CPA, CMA, MBA, President, Utility Financial Solutions

How to Participate in the Webinar

Cost is $89 for members and $179 for nonmembers

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If you need a username/password, please contact APPA's Web Department at info@PublicPower.org.

Now offering CPE credits!
This webinar is worth 1.5 CPEs/.2 CEU/1.5 PDH credits.  CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge & Applications

The certificate is only available to the person who registered for the webinar and attendance is confirmed by the webinar report log.

Links to all presentations and an audio recording will be sent out shortly after the webinar occurs.

Submit Questions in Advance
To ensure topics of interest are covered sufficiently we encourage registrants to submit topics and questions prior to the webinar. Please submit questions/topics to educationinfo@PublicPower.org .