Typical Rate Study Steps

Review Revenue Requirements Define overall objectives Determine rate revenue requirements COSA Assignment of costs for a representative year to the user classes imposing the costs on the utility Functionalization Classification  Allocation Determine the calculated cost per user class Compare the cost per user class to actual revenue per user class Rate Design Assess potential rate … Read moreTypical Rate Study Steps

Federal Budget Likely to Provide Reduced Funding for SRFs

Work is underway in Washington to develop a budget for the upcoming 2012 fiscal year (FY2012) as well as a budget for the remainder of FY2011.  The government is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution (CR) that provides federal funding at levels appropriated for FY2010.  The current CR expires on March 4th and Congress is … Read moreFederal Budget Likely to Provide Reduced Funding for SRFs

2011 Utility Rate Survey Data Collection Underway

In early February, questionnaires for the annual North Central Region Utility Rate Survey completed by AE2S Nexus were mailed to systems in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming.  Information gathered for the survey will be compiled into a booklet and complimentary copies will be distributed to all participating systems.  The annual AE2S rate … Read more2011 Utility Rate Survey Data Collection Underway