Date of Award:

1968

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Economics and Finance

Advisor/Chair:

Bartell Jensen

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the determination of the rate structure of the electric utilities. It consists of three chapters.

The first chapter deals with the determination of the rate basis of electric utilities. The calculation of the rate base is explained, and also the problems of the price level changes.

The second chapter shows the calculation of the rate of return and the measures used for testing the fair rate of return.

The third chapter is an analysis showing the effect of the different cost and demand factors in determining the rate structure of electric utilities.

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