How Public Power Sets Electricity Rates

By Mark Beauchamp
Posted in Insights

Public Power Utilities identify electricity rates based on cost of service while keeping customer needs and the community’s objectives front and center.

As community-owned utilities, they do not answer to remote shareholders and are not driven by a profit motive. Revenues are invested right back into the utility and community.

Rate-setting typically follows a five step process. Have a look at this graphic produced for the APPA to learn more:

How Public Power Sets Electric Rates: 5 Step Process

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