Power Plant Impairments - How do we figure out the amount and include it in customer electric rates?
- Jun 23, 2021 9:28 pm GMT
Evaluating impaired power supply assets
The realities of today’s power markets
The over all energy industry power supply mix is slowly (?) changing, from traditional fossil fuels to renewables and more “clean” fuels. Recent declines in power cost projections and auctions lead to the conclusion that some traditional power supply resources are “out of the money” in projected pricing for the next few years. The Energy Information Administration forecasts a steady decline in power costs over the next 30 years, through 2050. If you have some of these resources in your power supply portfolio, you might have impaired assets.
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