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Regulating utilities with management incentives

a strategy for improved performance

by Kurt A. Strasser

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Published by Quorum Books in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Public utilities -- Management.,
  • Public utilities -- Law and legislation.,
  • Electric utilities -- Management.,
  • Electric utilities -- Law and legislation.,
  • Incentive (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKurt A. Strasser and Mark F. Kohler.
    ContributionsKohler, Mark F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2763 .S77 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2191476M
    ISBN 100899303757
    LC Control Number89010191

      DPUC is charged with regulating investor-owned utilities, including electric, gas, water, and telecommunications companies. Among other things, it regulates the rates these companies charge, licenses or franchises certain utility companies, implements consumer protection and information laws, and administers several programs. A product of this collaboration between water sector experts was the publication of Performance-Based Contracts for Improving Utilities Efficiency: Experiences and Perspectives in August The book is a compendium of case studies and contributions written by members of the Task Group and experts from the IWA network.

      See chart above for a list of utilities that are currently offering incentives. Energy savings estimates for computer power management features vary widely. As an example, the white paper cites the City of Miami, which believes it will save about kWh per PC annually with its recent computer power management : Gina Roos. The TSO plans to reserve MW of regulating power and MW of emergency power (only upward) for , partly through annual contracts and partly through quarterly contracts. 12 The control system applied is the Load Frequency Control system that is central to balance management in the synchronous zone of continental by:

    Turkey provided a number of incentives, including a treasury guarantee and long-term energy sales agreements. In , PSEG was granted an authorisation to conduct a feasibility study into the building of a coal-fired power plant and an adjacent coal mine. affordable, and reliable service. As the draft white paper states, the utilities will retain monopoly status for T&D service.5 State law also grants the utilities a monopoly in meter data management and billing service to customers, regardless of the presence of a CCA. The CPUC will continue to regulate the actions of monopoly utilities to ensure.


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