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Key Takeaways from FERC's Final Rule on the Treatment of TCJA Effects in the Development of Transmission Rates

On November 21, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued Order 864, a final rule that addresses the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) on accumulated deferred income taxes (ADIT) recovered under wholesale...

Is a Rate Study Worth the Money?

Throughout history there have been many parables and stories that discuss the issues that arise when proper investments are not made to protect assets and infrastructure. In this issue of TransActions, we are going to discuss how conducting a water rate study can...

TRANSACTIONS NEWSLETTER- Q1 2020

Download PDF IS A RATE STUDY WORTH THE MONEY? Throughout history there have been many parables and stories that discuss the issues that arise when proper investments are not made to protect assets and infrastructure. In this issue of TransActions, we are...

HOPE FOR THE BEST... PREPARE FOR THE WORST - The Importance of Planning for Resiliency in Buildings

Leadership at any well-managed organization can tell you the core function of their operations and their preparations for the key threats and opportunities they are facing. They see the capabilities they are building into their organizations to manage those...

EAST MEETS WEST - The Energy Imbalance Market Gold Rush

One hundred seventy years after folks from the East came West to find their fortunes in the mountains and streams of California, a new migration is occurring in the electricity sector– the energy imbalance market. Right now, two groups are staking their claim to be the...

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019 TRANSACTIONS NEWSLETTER

Download PDF HOPE FOR THE BEST… PREPARE FOR THE WORST THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING FOR RESILIENCY IN BUILDINGS   Leadership at any well-managed organization can tell you the core function of their operations and their preparations for the key threats and...

Energy Efficiency in EUI

Over the last two and a half years, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (”Department”) completed a series of projects aimed at improving energy efficiency in the state’s Electric Utility Infrastructure (EUI). EUI is defined as utility-owned assets used to...

August / September 2019 TransActions Newsletter

Download PDF Part II: FERC ROE Policy In A Flux  What’s Happening and Why it Matters The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or the “Commission”) policy on Return on Equity (“ROE”) is in a flux following a proposal to drastically change how it...

Part II: FERC ROE Policy In A Flux - What's Happening and Why It Matters

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or the “Commission”) policy on Return on Equity (“ROE”) is in a flux following a proposal to drastically change how it determines just and reasonable ROEs. Part One of this two-part series outlined the details of...

Is Your City Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

WHAT’S HAPPENING? WHAT IS A SMART CITY? Most seasoned business travelers can quickly adjust when arriving in a new city, particularly to the level of available technology commonly used to travel. Whether the convenience is a rideshare service from the airport,...