Utility Rate Regulation
InterGroup provides expert advice and support related to the development and review of rates for regulated utilities. Our clients include public utilities, customer groups, governments, and regulators.
InterGroup assists public utilities with the preparation of rate applications, including revenue requirement, cost-of-service, and rate design. InterGroup also provides expert testimony at rate hearings and general hearing support.
InterGroup coordinates interventions for customers in rate application reviews, including providing expert evidence on the reasonableness of a utility’s rate proposals.
InterGroup works with governments to develop energy policy frameworks, including setting policy frameworks for utilities and regulators, as well as developing and evaluating subsidy programs.
InterGroup develops costing models and rate proposals for recycling and stewardship programs.
InterGroup works with rate review panels, public utilities, or customers to support their activities in regulatory rate reviews, including technical analysis, drafting and reviewing information requests, consideration of cross-examination issues, and providing independent observations and recommendations.