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Tests of alternative models of investment for the electric utilities industry

Stephen C. Peck

Tests of alternative models of investment for the electric utilities industry

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric utilities -- Capital investments -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen C. Peck.
    SeriesOutstanding dissertations in economics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9685.A2 P42 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4428020M
    ISBN 100824040619
    LC Control Number79053212

    Utilities - Electric Today 5 day 1 month 1 year Mkt cap +% –% +% –%: B: The Electric Utilities industry consists of companies engaged in generating and distributing electric power. The industry includes hydroelectric, fossil fuel, nuclear, solar, tidal, wind and independent electric . Alternative Regulation for the Electric Industry. Managing political pressures 3. High quality service 4. High amount of utility investment 5. High utility operating efficiency 6. Cleaner environment 7. Other 1. New Models Needed. The Demand-Side Measures Regulation (the regulation) sets out select rules that the commission must follow when assessing the adequacy and cost-effectiveness of proposed DSM expenditures. The authority for the Demand-Side Measures Regulation comes from section (4) of the Utilities .   In almost every way that counts, an electric car costs significantly less to run and maintain than a gas-powered car. There is no gas to buy, no oil changes, no smog tests, and fewer moving parts to break or wear out. In fact, many electric car owners go years without any repair or service bills at all. Electric cars are better for the air we.

      Investor-owned utilities spent more than $98 billion last year, or roughly twice the $48 billion spent in , according to the Edison Electric Institute Author: William Pentland.


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Tests of alternative models of investment for the electric utilities industry by Stephen C. Peck Download PDF EPUB FB2

J ECOeti3N 19,'e 1= Comparison of Alternative Models for Estimati the Cost of Equity Capital for Electric Utilities Anil K. Makhija and Howard E. Thompson In this article five models used to estimate the cost of equity capital for electric utilities are systematically by: 4.

Page 2 A ViSiON FOr THe FUTUre OF THe eLecTric iNdUSTrY Nrdc ThiNgs ARe ChANgiNg n Sincethe rate of growth in U.S. electricity sales has lagged well behind population growth, a trend. The US-debate about the future business model for utilities. In his book “S mart Power” (), Fox-Penner provides a nice summary of the potential future business models for the US.

Though this book is already seven years old, the models presented still help to. Changing demands driving increased electric utility capital investments • Electric utilities are expecting to invest about $B per year over the next three years to upgrade and modernize the electric system • projected spending of $B is double the electric industry’s CapEx in $B 6% $B 4% $B 5%File Size: 1MB.

model(s) need(s) to be tailored to enable companies to succeed in three key ways – strategically, financially and competitively. Traditional core model Alternative business models of the future may be very different from the traditional model that dominated power and gas delivery for decades.

In the past, operating an integrated utility from generationFile Size: KB. Supply planning by electric utilities is fraught with uncertainty. An essential tool for the evaluation of the riskiness of alternative supply plans is a financial simulation model.

Sophisticated models of investor-owned utilities have been employed by both regulatory bodies and utilities. However, such models have not been developed for publicly-owned by: 5. Two years ago, energy investment veteran Peter Kind wrote a report for the Edison Electric Institute, suggesting that utilities need to be freed to develop alternative business models to deal with Author: Jeff St.

John. provide utility service. Utilities also issue long-term capital to finance the replacement and expansion of their facilities to fulfill public utility service obligation.

To finance investment in physical plant and assets utilities generally use long-term capital such. Three Regulatory Models That Could Help Utilities Embrace the Future 5 The basic business approach used by much of America’s electric power sector has changed little over the past years.

Quick Ratio Comment: On the trailing twelve months basis Electric Utilities Industry 's Cash & cash equivalent grew by % in the 1 Q sequentially, faster than Current Liabilities, this led to improvement in Electric Utilities Industry's Quick Ratio to in the 1 QQuick Ratio remained below Electric Utilities Industry average.

Within Utilities sector only one Industry has. Utilities and power companies provides guidance for reporting entities in the utility and power industry to consider in the preparation of financial statements in accordance with U.S.

GAAP. The guide is organized by topical area, and covers a broad range of guidance on accounting and financial reporting topics of interest to utilities and power companies.

According to the established model of panel data analysis; a significant relation is determined between acid-test ratio, debt ratio, marketing value/ book value, financial leverage and stock value. These models have to be based on sound data collection processes for each of the key decision indicators.

The most effective of these models draw on the information collected as part of the asset valuation process undertaken in the context of the “privatization” of a service.2 This is the ideal base line. In practice, during the s, few. The goal of this report is to highlight the importance—and the challenges—of benchmarking electric utility energy efficiency portfolios, and to initiate a benchmarking process that will continue to evolve over time.

Benchmarking allows for direct comparison of spending and energy savings across electric utility energy efficiency portfolios. The Rate Base is the net amount of investment, funded by investors, in utility plant and other assets devoted to the rendering of utility service upon which a reasonable rate of return may be earned The Rate of Return is the percentage rate which the commission finds should be earned on the rate base in order to cover the cost of capital.

Abstract. Much has been written concerning the utility corporate model in recent years. It seems appropriate to refer to this body of literature by appropriat ing the title of an article by Theodore Sturgeon which appeared in the Book Review section of the New York Times, January 9, Cited by: 2.

Current Electric Utility Business Model: Sell electricity (kWh) and earn a sensible rate of return on its capital investment. The Beginning of the End for Electric Utilities’ Traditional Business Model. several states including New York and California are looking at alternative business models as a way to incentivize and integrate distributed resources into the grid.

should be applied to the electric industry. Supporters of such a model envision the electric. The next generation utility business model will rely on a cleaner, more distributed energy system regardless of what happens in Washington, according to our new State of the Electric Utility. Berkeley Lab’s Electricity Markets & Policy (EMP) department performs quantitative analysis, provides technical assistance, and explores the potential future state of electric utility regulation and business models in areas such as rate design, clean energy technology adoption, grid modernization and value-added electricity services.

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Model in Action. View the skills necessary for workplace success in the Energy and Utilities industry. Advanced Commercial Buildings. Electricity Regulation in the US: A Guide • Second Edition Foreword to the Second Edition T he original edition of Electricity Regulation in the US: A Guide has proven to be a handy reference for many people in the field.

It was designed to be an introduction for the newly appointed. For example, page 4 (this is the second page of the book after the preface) refers to year utility expense data listed in a table on the opposite page.

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FERC’s New Process for ‘Return on Equity’ Methodology for Public Utilities. Replacing One-Step with Two- Step Discounted Cash Flow Model and Other Changes Pursuant to Opinion California Public Utilities Commission Policy & Planning Division. Manisha Lakhanpal Principal Author POLICY AND PLANNING DIVISION.

Marzia Zafar. DirectorFile Size: KB. Section 3 — Industry Accounting Hot Topics 54 Section 4 — Energy Contracts, Derivative Instruments, and Hedging Activities 83 Section 5 — Accounting Standards Codification Update 89 Section 6 — Implications of the New Revenue Model Section 7 — Overview of the New Leases Model Section 8 — FERC Enforcement Activities DISTRIBUTED GENERATION: AN ALTERNATIVE TO ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENTS IN SYSTEM CAPACITY Thomas E.

Hoff, Howard J. Wenger, and Brian K. Farmer Abstract Distributed generation technologies offer electric utilities an alternative to large system capacity investments. This paper presents a simplified method to determine the value of. Are industry sales growing rapidly or slowly. Do earnings include revenues that appear mismatched with the business model employed by the firm.

Does the industry include a large number of firms selling similar products. What is the company's degree of geographical diversification. Price to earnings ratio Comment: Price to earnings ratio for the Electric Utilities Industry Despite shareprice contraction of %, from beginning of the first quarter Electric Utilities Industry's current Price to earnings ratio has increased due to net income for the trailig twelve month period sequential decline of %, to Pe offrom average the Price to earnings ratio in.

The D/E ratio is a metric used to determine the degree of a company's financial utilities typically carry high-debt levels, they are subject to. Electric utility investment in end-use efficiency and renewable energy resources is examined with current forms of Pigouvian taxes and subsidies that encourage investment in green energy : Richard Michelfelder.

Electricity, sewage, natural gas, electricity, telephones, cable TV, internet, general utilities and water are all utilities just as an electric company, natural gas company, sewage management company and water company are utilities.

Such companies are subjects of many controversial debates related to utility regulation and public control. table 3 electric utilities with liquidity constraints in and table 4 recent dividend deferrals by major utilities table 5 average federal book income tax rates, table 6 utilities' unused investment tax credits table 7 alternative views of the long-run outlook for peak demand growth, electricity prices, and gnp growth.

New Business and Regulatory Models for Utilities of the Future 5 could result in two consequences that business and regulators cannot ignore.

The first is that local considerations would be increasingly important. This could lead toward more “local” components in energy policies to the detriment of policies conceived at national level. This book focuses on the role of technological stagnation in the decline of the American electric utility industry in the late s and s.

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