ScottMadden will lead a mock rate case workshop at the upcoming AGA/EEI Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Utility Professionals course.
Online PR News – 26-September-2011 – – ScottMadden, a leading North American energy consulting firm, will lead a mock rate case workshop at the upcoming AGA/EEI Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Utility Professionals course being offered at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, TX September 21–22, 2011. Rick Starkweather, a partner and the leader of ScottMadden’s regulatory practice, will lead the workshop, entitled “Rate Case 101: A Case Study,” on Thursday, September 22. The session will simulate the electric and gas utility regulatory process, provide some background on how utility rates are developed, and give the workshop attendees an opportunity to immediately apply some important rate case concepts.
Starkweather said “The workshop is designed to give the participants a chance to wrestle with some of the real-world problems their own companies must address when faced with a pending rate case filing.”
For nearly 30 years, ScottMadden has been a leader in energy consulting serving more than 200 energy organizations, including 90% of the top 20 utilities, and completed thousands of projects. ScottMadden is active in regulatory strategy development and rate case management. For more information, visit www.scottmadden.com.
EEI is the association of U.S. Shareholder-Owned Electric Companies. Their members serve 95%of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and represent approximately 70% of the U.S. electric power industry. For information about EEI, visit www.eei.org, for information about the Annual Convention/EXPO, visit www.eei.org/2011.
The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents 201 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 70 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 91 percent — more than 65 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets almost one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.
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