PURC Workshop: Elements of Regulatory Finance for the Florida Public Service Commission
October 25, 2007
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Participants learned how the tools of finance are used in decision-making by utility managers and by regulators. The format of the workshop emphasized Q&A and discussion. Participants determined the time spent on the various topics and concepts while the presentations provided numerical examples illustrating how cash flows affect project valuation and project selection. Approximately 30 commission staff participated in the workshop. PURC Director of Water Studies Sanford Berg and Joel Houston, the Bank of America Professor in Finance at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration, delivered the workshop.