Avoided cost

Avoided cost

In context of project financing, the capital and expense that would have to be spent if the project did not proceed.
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He noted that based on the recommendation of the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB), the benchmark price will be the avoided cost plus estimated costs of baseload, mid-range and peaking RE technologies.
This rate will be the present avoided cost of generation.
Three companies are allowed to intervene in DTE Electric Co.s avoided cost calculation methods case before the MPSC, the Commission ruled (Case No.
This bridges the gap between avoided cost proposals and realised bill savings.
Fitch Ratings views the Arizona Corporation Commission's (ACC) approval of the settlement agreement in APS' 2016 General Rate Case (GRC), including the decision to transition the net metering (NM) tariff toward an avoided cost rate as supportive of credit quality.
The Obama administration counted "energy efficiency" results of their rule as an avoided cost, resulting in a cost estimate being considerably lower than it would have been if they used the Office of Management and Budget's longstanding requirements, the EPA said.
Avoided cost of maintaining previous platform- The previous platforms used by the organizations required more system administration and ongoing maintenance than Zendesk.
Once the project gets completed, the SQU will be able to produce electricity that will offset part of the university's peak demand in addition to the avoided cost of using the conventional shading structures, said the report.
Avoided cost is the mutual motivator; attorneys are expensive and arbitration is far from free.
Crystal Udey Secoy, special assistant attorney general for consumer affairs, submitted in writing that the setting of "avoided cost" rates be done by a third party, not a utility.
Indirect benefits include avoided cost of lost productivity incurred by the patients due to their reduced income and by their caregiver(s) due to provision of informal care.
"When you consider that every dollar spent on an O-T-C medicine saves our system $6 to $7 in avoided cost, it is paramount that our policy makers do all they can to encourage consumer access to O-T-C medicines for self-treatable conditions."