Advances in metering technology and data analytics enable a more dynamic approach to rate design and cost recovery. Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) provides cooperatives opportunities for innovative rate design and retail pricing that are better aligned with fixed and variable power supply costs and change in consumer behavior.

Value to Electric Cooperatives

This article sheds light on critical rate design issues that have emerged from the ongoing evolution in metering and data communications technology. It highlights innovative ways co-ops and their members can use AMI data and system capabilities to successfully respond to the challenges.


Rates, Finance, Engineering, Operations