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TransActions Newsletter - Q2 2020

Download PDF Let’s Talk Arc Flash – the new IEEE 1584-2018 Many utilities and industries around the world were holding their breath for many years for publication of the new Arc-flash calculation guide. At the end of 2018, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics...

Rate Design in the Face of Emerging Technologies

Ten years ago, if someone told a room full of electric utility personnel that energy sales and the economy were highly correlated and that sales would increase year after year, most people would nod their head in agreement. With steady and predictable energy sales, recovery...

Let's Talk Arc Flash - The New IEEE 1584-2018

Many utilities and industries around the world were holding their breath for many years for publication of the new Arc-flash calculation guide. At the end of 2018, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) voted and approved a new Arc-Flash calculation...

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 provide...

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 going...

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 threats...

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 deliver...