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Utility Dive: Upheaval in utility regulation emerging nationally as Hawaii proves a performance-based approach

Posted by Herman K. Trabish on Jul 12, 2022

Utility Dive compared reforms for utility performance, quoting AEE's Ryan Katofsky on how Hawaii's low-cost reforms are improving service. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Many states are working on regulatory reforms focused on utility performance, but some compromise approaches may be self-defeating, performance-based regulation, or PBR, consultants said.

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Topics: Utility, Regulatory, AEE In The News, Ryan Katofsky

Utility Dive: Performance Based Regulation — Seeking the New Utility Business Model

Posted by Herman K. Trabish on Jul 23, 2019

This Utility Dive "deep dive" reviews efforts to adopt performance-based regulation across the nation, shifting the utility business model to serve policy goals and consumer demand. The first of a two-part series, the piece quotes AEE's Danny Waggoner. See excerpts below and read the entire Utility Dive piece here.
As the push to upend traditional utility business models grows across the country, new leading efforts are showing results where others missed the mark. There is accelerating work to transform the utility business model through performance-based regulation (PBR).

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Topics: AEE In The News

Utility Dive: Pennsylvania Utilities Push Back on 'Prescriptive' Ratemaking Regulation

Posted by Herman K. Trabish on Nov 6, 2018

This Utility Dive article details the law, the policy and the potential conflict surrounding the passage of Act 58 in Pennsylvania. AEE’s perspective is included, quoting Ryan Katofsky, Vice President, Industry Analysis, and with reference to AEE Institute filed comments. Link to the full article here.
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Topics: AEE In The News