Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Shop

IAEE Members and subscribers to The Energy Journal: Please log in to access the full text article or receive discounted pricing for this article.

Public Utility Commission Regulation: Performance, Determinants, and Energy Policy Impacts

Abstract:
Recent theoretical and empirical research has focused on the effect of public utility commission (PUC) regulation and its associated "regulatory climate" on the cost and availability of capital to regulated investor-owned electric utilities. These studies show that in general, the more unfavorable the regulatory climate, the higher the cost and the less available is external financing to the regulatees in a PUC jurisdiction.

Purchase ( $25 )

Energy Specializations: Electricity – Policy and Regulation

JEL Codes:
E60 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

Keywords: PUC regulation, Electric utilities, Energy policy

DOI: 10.5547/ISSN0195-6574-EJ-Vol3-No2-7


Published in Volume 3, Number 2 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation.