Over the past few years, more businesses have begun to incorporate sustainability initiatives into their corporate cultures.  However, because energy costs represent a significant portion of a business’s operating costs, it is crucial to ensure that investments in renewable energy options align well with a business’s operations and budget.  Recently, McNees attorney Susan Bruce wrote

When the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (“PUC”) announced its interest in alternative ratemaking methodologies, it incited a debate among members of the energy community on the benefits of one particular alternative ratemaking mechanism: revenue decoupling.

Like the current ratemaking process, revenue decoupling begins with a base rate case at the PUC.  With revenue decoupling, however,