Rates aren’t just about covering your costs—they are also a tool to influence customer use and ensure ongoing financial stability. How utilities have set electric rates in the past does not allow for the complex operations and goals of today.
Learn how public power systems across the country are adapting their rate structures to meet changes in technology, customer usage patterns, and other aspects of the utility industry landscape. Discuss how to adapt rates with or without advanced metering infrastructure and for residential and small commercial customers.
- Executive management
- Accounting personnel
- Rate analysts
- Financial planners
- Other utility personnel involved in utility rate setting.
Mark Beauchamp is the president for Utility Financial Solutions, a consulting practice that specializes in financial planning, cost of service, and rate-setting for public power utilities. He has over 35 years of experience in electric utility consulting and management. In his previous positions, Mark has assisted with improvements to accounting and operation practices, risk assessments, cost of service, and competitive rate designs. He is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences and has taught a variety of courses for APPA. He holds degrees in water purification technology and accounting, as well as a master's degree in business.
Join this three-part series and hear how other public power utilities are implementing rate changes to promote growth, meet challenges, create savings, and properly recover costs.
Discuss implementation and transition strategies and considerations, including effective ways to educate and communicate with staff, boards, and the public. Review trends and real-world case studies to understand the what, why, and how of strategic rate design for public power.
Whether you’re experienced in developing rate strategies or new to this topic, you’ll receive practical insights to apply to your utility’s rate structures.
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Registration is for one person (individuals receive unique log in credentials that cannot be shared). Discounted group pricing is available.
Individual webinars: $109 for members; $209 for nonmembers. Click on a webinar title to register individually:
- Rate Design for Today’s Customers: July 7
- Understanding Price Signals and Time of Use Rates: July 14
- Strategies for Transitioning to New Rates: July 21
The 3-part series (discounted price): $275 for APPA members; $550 for nonmembers
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