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, 23-26 June, 2003. Bolonia, Italia
Published: June 2003.