This paper presents a complete overview of a practical process to estimate regulated distribution-companies (DISCOS) revenues. An international benchmarking method is used to compare the performance of three DISCOS to the performance of a set of utilities that have been selected as a reference. Advantages and disadvantages of the applied method are shown.
Keywords: Benchmarking, Clustering methods, Comparators, Distribution regulation, Electric Utilities, Power industry, Regulators.
IEEE PowerTech 2003
Publication date: June 2003.
M. Rodríguez, J. Rivier, T. Gómez, S. Ortiz, Practical experience of benchmarking to estimate distribution companies’ revenues, IEEE PowerTech 2003, Bolonia, Italy, 23-26 June 2003. , ISBN: 0-7803-7967-5