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RAP’s Weston Cautions Against Straight-Fixed-Variable Pricing

Unlikely bedfellows, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), recently issued a joint statement to state utility regulators on distributed generation and its impacts on utility cost recovery. Commenting in Forbes, Frederick Weston, RAP principal, said the joint statement’s arguments for “non-volumetric compensation are, on their face, an argument for revenue-based…

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New RAP Report Helps States Navigate Environmental Regulations Facing the Electricity Industry

In a new report, Further Preparing for EPA Regulations, the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) reviews pending public health and environmental regulations likely to have significant impacts on the electric system, and offers guidance to state energy regulators whose public utilities are faced with the challenge of achieving affordable environmental compliance while maintaining reliable electricity service….