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Definition of Rate case

Rate case Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
EIA Energy Glossary
A proceeding, usually before a regulatory commission, involving the rates to be charged for a public utility service.
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Rate case Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Utility ratemaking is the formal regulatory process by which public utilities set the prices (more commonly known as "rates") they will charge consumers. Ratemaking, typically carried out through "rate cases" before a public utilities commission, serves as one of the primary instruments of government regulation of public utilities.

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