Economics, Rates, and Business Planning

Collectively, PSE’s Economics, Rates, and Business Planning team has over 130 years of experience working for, or consulting with, utilities on rates and financial matters. Our experts effectively blend tradition and innovation when it comes to analytical techniques, rate design approaches, strategic planning, leveraging of technology, and providing sound and reliable advice.

Our breadth of experience ensures PSE will find solutions and support decisions aligned with your best practices:

  • We’ve been completing rate design, revenue requirements, cost of service (COS) studies, contract rate, large load rate, time-of-use rate, line extension policy, merger and acquisition, long-range financial forecasting, expert testimony, and other related projects for over 35 years
  • Our staff includes former utility rate analysts, CFOs, and CEOs, as well as MBAs and CPAs and holds various bachelor’s and advanced degrees in mathematics, accounting, business, and economics
  • We regularly attend and present at industry events concerning rate design, COS, accounting, distributed generation, emerging trends, and financial matters

“Everything we asked for was handled with great professionalism; PSE staff were easy to work with and very knowledgeable in dealing with each of our inquiries.” – Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

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