Canadian Rates Now Available

RateAcuity is excited to announce that rates for Canadian electric utilities are now available in our electric rate database. The addition of electricity rate schedules for Canada was developed based on requests we have had from many customers and potential users. Please see below for a list of Canadian utilities now included in RateAcuity. Alectra... Continue reading

Growing Renewable Generation Causing Changes in Generation Charges

Electricity prices for customers with rates that vary by time are typically highest when demand is highest. Increased demand requires additional energy generation, which is traditionally provided by less efficient peaker plants that cost more to generate electricity than base load plants. In most areas, these demand peaks occur during the summer months in the... Continue reading

Is Electric Retail Choice Working?

Yes, or maybe? I thought it would be simple to answer this question, but it turns out it really is not. To determine if electric retail choice is working, we first need to determine what it was intended to do.  The most frequent answer is to reduce electricity bills. So, is electric retail choice reducing... Continue reading

What is Performance-Based Rate Making?

I recently began hearing the phrase “performance-based rate making”.  I did some digging into what the phrase means and how it is being used in the electric industry. Performance-based rate making generally means tying electric utility revenues and profits to specific performance goals rather than the traditional process that creates rates based on capital expenditures. The new... Continue reading

KFR Announces Enhancements to its RateAcuity™ Electricity Rates Portal

RateAcuity now enables access of historical electric power rates information through a customized API SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina–KFR Services announced key enhancements to its proprietary RateAcuity portal that specializes in delivering electricity rates to its Commercial & Industrial (C&I) customers. The enhancements to the RateAcuity electric power rates database now include archival features enabling access of... Continue reading

KFR Upgrades RateAcuity Portal, Enabling Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Electricity Consumers to Optimize Energy Management Programs

September 18, 2018 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KFR Services announced that it has upgraded its proprietary RateAcuity portal that specializes in delivering electricity rates to its C&I customers. KFR’s RateAcuity portal is specifically designed to provide accurate electric power rate information compiled from tariffs and schedules from electric utilities across the... Continue reading