Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The practice of establishing rates of payment, especially for insurance.

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Examples

  • Transmission ratemaking is at the fed level, yes – rate recovery is still state regulated, and the LSEs (load serving entities) only get to charge what the states say they can charge.

    Matthew Yglesias » An Electrical Grid We Can Believe In

  • I might add that planning across multi-state regions and transmission ratemaking by FERC (and not the states) is already the reality in many parts of the country.

    Matthew Yglesias » An Electrical Grid We Can Believe In

  • The concept behind this performance-based ratemaking is simply if you perform, you get the rates.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Dec. 29, 2010

  • As for regulated industries, The Octopus provides remarkably enough what may be American literature's most complete description of classic cost-of-service ratemaking.

    The Octopus

  • As for regulated industries, The Octopus provides remarkably enough what may be American literature's most complete description of classic cost-of-service ratemaking.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Hope upheld a ratemaking order based on the historic cost of natural gas extraction operations.

    A value-based hierarchy of legal scholarship

  • What Hope Natural Gas said of ratemaking makes sense here: "It is not theory but the impact of scholarship which counts."

    A value-based hierarchy of legal scholarship

  • What Hope Natural Gas said of ratemaking makes sense here: "It is not theory but the impact of scholarship which counts."

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Hope endorsed an alternative ratemaking regime, one based on the historic cost rather than the replacement value benchmark established by Smyth.

    Disaster's dead hand

  • In the language of the law of regulated industries, for instance, J.B. has implicitly embraced cost-of-service ratemaking principles, even though real markets and astutely designed approaches to deregulation favor value-of-service ratemaking.

    A value-based hierarchy of legal scholarship

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