Depreciation, Valuation & Rate Solutions
Having sufficient revenues to provide quality service and a fair return on investment is critical to all utilities.
Gannett Fleming’s experienced team of depreciation, valuation, and ratemaking professionals successfully represent clients in public pricing policy before regulators and courts of law. Combining traditional principles with innovative approaches, we deliver clear and concise reports that stand the test of scrutiny.
Expert Consulting Services
Our team is comprised of an experienced group of engineers, accountants, and analysts whose expertise can meet your needs by utilizing our proprietary computer-modeling software to conduct studies and analyses.
Our team develops both traditional and innovative rate structures to address your unique needs. And we provide the highest quality consulting services for a wide range of organizations, including:
- Electric utilities.
- Gas utilities.
- Water utilities.
- Wastewater utilities.
- Railroad companies.
- Freight companies.
- Shipping companies.
Equitable Rates & Pricing Policies
Utility owners are increasingly concerned that their rates and charges are fair and equitable for all user classes. Our team provides a variety of ratemaking and valuation services for clients to ensure equitable capital recovery and that revenues are commensurate with the costs to provide service to each class of customer and the proper values of infrastructure.
- Depreciation studies.
- Cost of service.
- Rate design.
- Capital charges.
- Rate of return studies.
- Lead-lag studies.
We represent our clients in public pricing policy and related matters before regulatory bodies across North America, including expert testimony in proceedings before nearly every state and federal regulatory commission. The experience of Gannett Fleming’s team provides unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the issues and concerns that can arise in such a proceeding. We are also a registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).
Valuation & Financial Services
Gannett Fleming’s team includes experienced utility valuation experts who determine fair market value using cost, market, and income approaches. We are also recognized by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission as a Utility Valuation Expert.
Our services include:
- Valuation services.
- Financial services.
- Economic valuation studies.
- Economic and demographic studies.
- Financial decision studies.