Tennessee Public Service Commission


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Tennessee Public Service Commission

A former agency in the state of Tennessee responsible for regulating utility companies and the railroad and trucking industries. It consisted of three members, one elected from each of Tennessee's regions. It existed from 1897 to 1996.
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The 1992 increase in operating revenues was due primarily to 1) increased volumes of gas sold and transported, 2) revenue increases granted by the Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia Commission) and the Tennessee Public Service Commission (Tennessee Commission) and 3) growth in the number of customers.
The increases in operating revenues for the nine- and 12-month periods were due primarily to increased volumes of gas sold and transported as a result of (1) weather that was 12 percent colder than the same periods during 1991, (2) increased gas usage by all classes of customers, (3) rate increases granted by the Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia Commission) and the Tennessee Public Service Commission (Tennessee Commission) and (4) growth in the number of customers.
An increase in the number of customers served and rate increases granted by the Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia Commission) and the Tennessee Public Service Commission (Tennessee Commission) also contributed to these increases.
Earnings generated by sales to firm service customers were increased to the level that would occur with normal weather under the provisions of the weather normalization riders approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia Commission) and Tennessee Public Service Commission (Tennessee Commission).
The 1994 increase in operating revenues was due primarily to (1) an increase in the cost of the Company's gas supply recovered from customers under the purchased gas provisions of the Company's rate schedules, (2) increased volumes of gas sold, (3) rate increases granted by the Georgia and Tennessee Public Service Commissions and (4) growth in the number of customers served.
The increases in operating revenues for the nine- and twelve-month periods were due primarily to (1) an increase in the amount recovered from customers under the purchased gas provisions of the Company's rate schedules for the cost of the Company's gas supply, (2) increased volumes of gas sold to interruptible customers, (3) rate increases granted by the Georgia and Tennessee Public Service Commissions and (4) growth in the number of customers served.

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