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effects of fuel-related incentives on the costs of electric utilities

Robert J. Graniere

effects of fuel-related incentives on the costs of electric utilities

by Robert J. Graniere

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Published by National Regulatory Research Institute in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- United States -- Cost of operation -- Mathematical models.,
    • Electric utilities -- United States -- Fuel -- Costs -- Mathematical models.,
    • Electric utilities -- Energy conservation -- United States -- Mathematical models.,
    • Incentives in industry -- United States -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert J. Graniere, Daniel J. Duann, Youssef Hegazy.
      SeriesNRRI ;, 93-14, NRRI (Series) ;, 93-14.
      ContributionsDuann, Daniel J., Hegazy, Youssef., National Regulatory Research Institute (Ohio State University)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 G734 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL760805M
      LC Control Number97157659
      OCLC/WorldCa29862415

      Electric utilities and government programs can create incentives for consumers to make EE improvements and lower their electricity use by purchasing more efficient lighting and appliances or by installing higher quality insulation or windows. EIA's analysis assumes that programs are administered by utilities and that the incremental costs borne. Energy Costs, and Incentives for Data Centers Tim Comerford Natural Gas and Electrical Distribution M ore than any other industry, electric supply is the most important attribute necessary for sit-ing and operating a data center or mission-critical facility. The following article takes a look at how utilities can affect the location and.

        As the utility business model changes, more states are offering utilities incentives to increase energy efficiency by making it as appealing as traditional investments. Our new topic brief, released today, explores performance incentives for utilities in 29 states, focusing on nine innovative states in particular. New Jersey is one example.   procurement, are pass-through costs where there are no shareholder earnings, except where specific incentives are provided. In California, utilities no longer own much generation and since FERC order 5. now allows for competitive bidding for transmission, both generation and transmission are now subject to competitive procurement.

        The current rebate for an eligible Level 2 charging station is a maximum of $4, per station for a first-time installation, while the bonus incentive will .   Bloomberg NEF has released the results of its Battery Price Survey finding that industry weighted average battery pack prices have already fallen to $ per kWh. This is over 13% lower than.


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Effects of fuel-related incentives on the costs of electric utilities by Robert J. Graniere Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE EFFECTS OF FUEL-RELATED INCENTIVES ON THE COSTS OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES Dr. Robert J. Graniere Senior Research Specialist Dr. Daniel J. Duann Senior Institute Economist Dr. Youssef Hegazy Research Associate THE NATIONAL REGULATORY RESEARCH INSTITUTE The Ohio State University Carmack Road Columbus, Ohio ().

Why Your Utility Wants You to Use Less Energy. Your electric company wants you to use less electricity – and you might want to participate in this, as it really is in your company’s best interest from a competitive perspective.

investment in cost-effective energy effi ciency. Customer Incentives for Energy Effi ciency Through Electric and Natural Gas Rate Design was developed under the guidance of and with input from the Leadership Group. The document does not necessarily represent a consensus view and does not represent an endorsement by the organizations of Leadership.

EVs use a battery to store the electric energy that powers the motor. EV batteries are charged by plugging the vehicle in to an electric power source. Tax Credits and Incentives. Plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles qualify for a $2, to $7, federal tax credit.

Find tax credits and incentives in your state. Electric Vehicle Community. The letters from the electric utilities should not come as a surprise: All-electric buildings, with electric vehicles parked in the garages, would be a source of long-term load growth for the. One draw for many people who decide to buy an electric car is that EVs are often considered to be one of the most sustainable forms of transportation.

Unlike hybrid vehicles or gas-powered cars, EVs run solely on electric power – depending on how that electric power is produced, your EV can be run % on sustainable, renewable resources. Rebates, tax credits or other incentives have long been one of the major factors influencing a buyer’s decision to go electric, according to several studies including one from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden.

In looking at state and local incentives intended to encourage the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles sincethe NREL. Innatural gas dominated the US power generation mix, as wind and solar saw a rise in capacity. And while some of the year’s power and utilities industry trends—cyber risk, scrutiny from regulators, natural disasters—will continue into the new decade.

Incentives For Energy Efficiency or other Preferred Actions Electric Utility Fuel Adjustment Mechanisms System Benefit Charges for Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Utility Cost, and Rate Impact Tests Codes, Standards, and Market Transformation.

The analysis focuses on the effects of inflation on electric utilities, the effects of earnings on prices, the use of discounted cash flow and the Capital-Asset Pricing Model in rate cases, bond-rating methods, capital requirements and construction costs, and the subsidiary's cost of capital.

The effect of inflation on electric utilities is. By having a set rate of return, utilities essentially are incentivized to make unnecessary investments in order to increase their rate base and therefore, their profits – called the Averch-Johnson effect.

They also have limited incentive to keep expenses in check if those costs are simply passed through to customers. Renewable energy is becoming a larger share of our energy mix.

Their costs are falling but retail electricity prices are rising. Both can be true for now, but future changes in technology and. This report uses material from a recent Arizona Public Service Company rate case, and published literature, to address several issues generic to the electric utility industry: the effects on utility incentives and on rates to customers of including "construction work in progress" (CWIP) in the rate base; the use of prudence tests by regulators to determine what costs should, and which.

Fully revised and updated with analysis of world energy utilization, incentives and utility rates, and new content highlighting how energy efficiency can be achieved through 1 of 16 outlined principles and programs, the book presents cost effective analysis, case studies, global examples, and guidance on building and site auditing.

prudently-incurred costs: • If a. utility improves its operating/investment efficiencies. after a rate case, then. the increased profits. associated with these actions accrue to the utility much like they would in a. competitive market. • The. inverse occurs if a utility becomes less efficient.

or is unable to contain its costs after. To calculate your incentive, multiply the annual energy savings (kWh) by Trico’s incentive rate currently in effect. If you do not have internet access, have questions, or need assistance calculating your incentive, call the SunWatts Desk at () ‐ ext.

incentives created by the regulatory process can cause it to exploit this information by producing in an inefficient manner. This insight complicates virtually all aspects of the theory of public utility pricing, and has led to theoretical characterizations of the public utility price-setting process as the solution to a mechanism design problem.

Such programs can lower the cost of electricity in wholesale markets, and in turn, lead to lower retail rates. Methods of engaging customers in demand response efforts include offering time-based rates such as time-of-use pricing, critical peak pricing, variable peak pricing, real time pricing, and critical peak rebates.

Daylighting is the use of windows and skylights to bring sunlight into your home. Today's highly energy-efficient windows, as well as advances in lighting design, reduce the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours without causing heating or cooling problems.

The best way to incorporate daylighting in your home depends on your climate and home's design. RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM (REPR) In the sample bill above, the customer is charged $ to fund the renewable energy programs listed below.

Solar Energy Systems Incentive Program (SESIP): This is a rebate program for electric utility customers who install solar photovoltaic (PV) B explains how the SESIP rate is calculated. Origin:. On the other hand, if utility fixed-cost recovery is not decoupled from sales, energy efficiency does lead to a decline in sales and so does affect utility profits.

For energy efficiency to flourish, the use of decoupling needs to be expanded so that utilities can recover their fixed costs .Understanding Cost-Effectiveness of Energy Effi ciency Pro­ grams, is provided to assist utility regulators, gas and electric utilities, and others in meeting the 10 implementation goals of the National Action Plan for Energy Effi ciency’s Vision to achieve all cost-effective energy effi ciency by Cost-effectiveness Air Quality Adder Data.

On March14,a ruling in the IDER proceeding (A) issued a Staff Proposal entitled "Distributed Energy Resource Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation: Further Recommendation on the Societal Cost Test.".