Utility Rate Regulation
IEc provides consulting services and expert witness support to parties involved in the regulation of public utilities in both the U.S. and Canada. Our analyses are well grounded in finance and microeconomic theory, and targeted to specific client needs.
Rather than relying exclusively on traditional analytic approaches, IEc applies innovative methods and analytic techniques to address client problems. Our approach incorporates both an understanding of the issues in the broader industry context and an attention to analytical and quantitative details.
IEc provides services to utility industry participants facing an array of managerial, market, and regulatory issues, including:
- Cost allocation;
- Rate design;
- Rate of return;
- Default service procurement plans;
- Industry restructuring;
- Stranded cost determination;
- Rate unbundling;
- Rate decoupling;
- Energy efficiency programs; and
- Revenue requirement.
IEc’s clients include state and provincial advocacy agencies, business interests, utility competitors, and utilities.