ENERGY RATES PLANNER TEASER DEMO

  • The Energy Rates Planner is an incredibly easy to use software application 
  • Pre-configured for natural gas, electric, or renewables
  • The visual cash flow proforma provides drill down, interactive, granularity for cash flow projections
  • Rate calculations are backed by a multi year cost of service analysis
  • Spectacular dashboards highlight and compare scenario results

REVENUE SUFFICIENCY, ANALYSIS, RESERVES

  • The Visual Cash Flow Pro forma comprises enterprise-level revenue sufficiency cash flow projections with drill-down granularity on demand
  • Full ratio analysis is built into the Visual Cash Flow Proforma and can be calculated based on a defined formula
  • Reserves are automatically set aside based on a formula and available for application on demand

RATES & COST OF SERVICE ANALYSIS

  • Using the Rates Timing Visualizer, click on rate increase years and automatically recalculate rates across customer service classes 
  • The rate calculations are based on a complete and granular cost-of-service analysis
  • Direction of cost allocations, resulting in full cost recovery from rates, are well organized and easy to use
  • Automated calculations based on all directions of cost allocation factors are fully integrated with revenue sufficiency analysis

O&M BUDGET & PROJECTIONS

  • Develop the O&M budget and automatically include in scenario calculations
  • Completely flexible chart of accounts organized in a hierarchy 
  • Create & maintain multiple versions of O&M budgets and include in a scenario on demand
  • Clone a budget version and test on revenue sufficiency and rate calculations
  • Experiment with projection growth assumptions

CIP MASTER PLAN

  • Develop a comprehensive CIP master plan 
  • Manage multiple CIP master plan versions
  • Model incremental O&M associated with each CIP project
  • Model sources of financing for generation of the capital financing plan
  • Clone the CIP master plan and perform what-if analysis including the impact on revenue sufficiency and rate calculations

CAPITAL FINANCING

  • Create a comprehensive financing plan in minutes
  • Finance with bonds, revolving credit facility or equity
  • Automatically calculate full debt service amortization schedules  
  • Model pay as you go applying specific capital reserve funds 
  • Tie into revenue sufficiency and rates 
  • Perform a bond feasibility study

RATE DESIGN & SERVICE CLASS PROJECTIONS

  • Structure any rate design with products, cost pools and service classes
  • Model fixed, variable, uniform, decreasing block, increasing block, seasonal, surcharge rates or any kind of rate design / service class combination
  • Experiment with service class connection projections and volume growth rates and tie into revenue sufficiency and rate calculations

DASHBOARDS

  • Think about a dashboard as a canvas on which meaningful analysis can be placed 
  • The software package is remarkably easy to use and puts the financial manager hands-on to experiment and immediately view the impact on revenue sufficiency and rates 
  • Paint the financial future of your utility operations on a canvas and securely share with colleagues or with the Board

REALLY GOOD STUFF!

  • Easily export all data back out to Excel for analysis, on demand
  • Simplify the management of data with separate financial plans
  • Run on various devices including a PC, MAC, IPAD or smart phone
  • Services to get you implemented, including data uploads and keying in data
  • Things that inspire us

Please Contact Us

USA

CAPITAL OBJECTS, INC.

19 East Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20175, United States

+1703-297-8908

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