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Public Utilities Reports Guide: Principles of Public Utilities Operations and Management
Public Utilities Reports Guide: Principles of Public Utilities Operations and Management
Public Utilities Reports Guide: Principles of Public Utilities Operations and Management
Public Utilities Reports, Inc.

Public Utilities Reports Guide: Principles of Public Utilities Operations and Management

Regular price $595.00 $0.00

Comprehensive online training tool for utility employees:


New and all you’ll ever need: the Public Utilities Reports Guide: Principles of Public Utilities Operations and Management has been updated for 2018 with new content AND a cloud-based, accessible online platform! Fill your mind and educate yourself, employees, students, or colleagues.


Chapters discuss topics including regulation and regulatory practices, financing and business in the utility industry, suggestions for effective management and marketing, and landmark legal decisions.

The updated 2018 content includes:

- How new technologies to exploit shale gas have impacted markets and price regulation;
- The growth of renewable energy and its impact in markets;
- Update of high profile cases and projects at the state and federal levels, such as the Kemper Integrated Coal Gasification Plant in Mississippi;
- The changing landscape for utilities with emissions standards evolution through the years; and
- Latest challenges for utilities (behind the meter generation alternatives, municipal aggregators, flat demand, international financial reporting standards, integrated resource planning, etc.)

Plus, the online course is hosted on a platform with fun, interactive questions, accessible messaging, and progress tracking and reports. Make sure to check it out and buy a copy today!

Details:

Basic Package Features ($595.00):
- A 3-month pass with full access to all course material including links

Basic Package Features + Print Version ($645.00):

A soft-bound copy of the Guide course material is available for just $50 more.

Gold Package Features ($750.00):
These upgraded features, a $500 value, are yours for just $150.00 extra:
- Extends the study period to 4 months
- A soft-bound copy of PUR Guide course material
- Two of the field’s most important texts: Fundamentals of Energy Regulation and Principles of Utility Corporate Finance by Jonathan Lesser, Ph.D. and Leonard Giacchino, Ph.D.

Features:

Username and password for TalentLMS cloud-based platform for easy content access—including review questions, midterm, and final exam
7.5 x 10 inches
Soft cover hard copy
645 pages

Table of Contents:

SECTION ONE: PUBLIC UTILITIES
Chapter One: An Overview
Chapter Two: Utility Ownership
Chapter Three: The Obligation to Serve
Chapter Four: Customer Service
SECTION TWO: REGULATION
Chapter Five: Foundations of Utility Regulation
Chapter Six: Regulatory Commissions
Chapter Seven: Federal Regulation of Utilities
Chapter Eight: Restructuring, Deregulation, and Regulation
SECTION THREE: DELIVERY OF SERVICE
Chapter Nine: Providing Natural Gas Service
Chapter Ten: Providing Electric Service
Chapter Eleven: Cogeneration and Independent Power Production
Chapter Twelve: Renewables--the Next Generation of Generation?
SECTION FOUR: RATES AND RATEMAKING
Chapter Thirteen: Basis for Pricing
Chapter Fourteen: Elements of Rate Design
Chapter Fifteen: Types of Rate Structures
Chapter Sixteen: The General Rate Case
SECTION FIVE: ACCOUNTING
Chapter Seventeen: Basic Accounting Principles
Chapter Eighteen: Utility Taxes
Chapter Nineteen: Valuation of Utility Property
Chapter Twenty: Depreciation—Concepts and Practices
SECTION SIX: FINANCE
Chapter Twenty-One: Public Utility Securities
Chapter Twenty-Two: Utility Financing Activities
Chapter Twenty-Three: Measuring Financial Performance
Chapter Twenty-Four: Financial and Security Regulation
SECTION SEVEN: ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
Chapter Twenty-Five: Organizational Fundamentals
Chapter Twenty-Six: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
Chapter Twenty-Seven: Planning Concepts
Chapter Twenty-Eight: Employment Issues
SECTION EIGHT | MARKET ISSUES
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Wholesale Power Markets