The reconfiguration of a verticallyâ€“integrated utility. Restructuring usually refers to separation of the various utility functions into individuallyâ€“operated and â€“owned entities.
"Unbundling" the traditional vertically-integrated utility monopoly structure so that customers can buy generation from competing suppliers.
Allowing competitive markets to replace regulated ones.
The reorganization of traditional monopoly energy services to allow operations and charges to be separated or "unbundled" into generation, transmission, distribution and other services. This will permit customers to purchase energy from sources they choose.
Reorganization within an entity. Restructuring may occur in the form of changing the components of capital, renegotiating the terms of debt agreements, etc.
Sometimes called "deregulation," this describes the transition from utilities playing a monopolistic role (controlling all aspects of electricity supply and delivery), to a state in which other companies can participate in the market for generating and supplying electricity. After a region’s electric industry is restructured, electric services are separated into generation, transmission and distribution. You have the ability to choose the generation provider of your electric service. Whether you choose a competitive supplier or not, your current electric utility will continue to be responsible for the delivery of your electricity.
The process of reorganising a company/industry's financing, operating or ownership structure. It is usually done with the objective of simplification and increasing efficiency.
Changes in the electric utility industry as a result of deregulation trends. Also refers to the reorganization of an electric utility. Sometimes used interchangeably with the term deregulation.
The conversion of the utility industry to allow for competition in providing utility services.
The reorganization of a company in order to attain greater efficiency and to adapt to new markets. Major corporate restructuring transactions include mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, spin-offs, equity carve-outs, liquidations and reorganizations.
A term used to describe the realignment of the utility industry to allow for more competition and less regulation. (See also "Deregulation.")
The changes in the electric utility industry being considered through regulatory and statutory policies that govern production, transmission and distribution. ( Back)
The process of changing regulations to permit the price of electric generation to be determined in competitive markets. Restructuring allows customers to purchase electricity from an AES and pay their local distribution company to deliver the electric power to their home or business. The delivery or distribution charge is regulated by the PUC. To facilitate competition, utility costs are separated into categories such as generation, transmission, distribution, and customer services.
Reconfiguration of the vertically consolidated electric utility. Restructuring usually refers to separating the various utility functions into individually operated and owned entities.
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The reorganization of traditional monopoly electric service to allow operations and charges to be separated or unbundled into generation, transmission, distribution and other services. This will permit customers to buy generation services from competing suppliers.
Usually refers to separation of the utility functions of vertically integrated energy utilities into individually operated and -owned entities, sometimes used interchangeably with deregulation.
The reorganization of traditional monopoly electric service to allow operations and charges to be separated or "unbundled" into generation, transmission, distribution and retail services. This allows customers to buy retail electric service from competing providers.
The reorganization of traditional electric service from monopoly status, so utility operations and charges are separated into generation, transmission, distribution and other components. This will permit customers to buy generation services from competing suppliers.
Process of separating utilities into their separate functions; transmission, distribution, generation, and services, while retaining continued regulation of distribution and transmission services which results in a competitive market for electricity supply.
Changing the current regulatory environment to accommodate choice of electric supplier by retail customers.
The process of changing the structure of the electric power industry from one of a guaranteed monopoly that is regulated to one of open competition between power suppliers.
the reorganization of a company to improve profits and reduce costs.
When an organisation, business or process is reorganised.
A reorganization of a problem that can facilitate its solution; a characteristic of creative thought.
The changes being considered in the set of regulatory and statutory policies governing electric utilities in the U.S.
To reorganize or the act of reorganizing a business, particularly with reduced or altered debt, relationship and contractual obligations
the process of changing the structure of a utility industry from one of monopoly providers to one of open competition among many providers for customers. Slamming: the act of changing a consumer's long-distance telephone carrier without his/her knowledge or permission. This is typically achieved through some type of deceptive advertising. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has fined carriers with a proven history of slamming practices. Slamming can also be the act of changing a consumer's electric or natural gas supplier without the consumer's permission.
The reconfiguration of the vertically integrated electric utility. Restructuring usually refers to separation of the various utility functions into individually owned and operated entities. The term is now often used to describe customer choice.
The process of replacing a monopoly system of electric utilities with competing sellers, allowing individual retail customers to choose their electricity supplier but still receive delivery over the power lines of the local utility. It includes the reconfiguration of the vertically integrated electric utility.
Reconfiguring the market structure by eliminating the monopoly on some of the necessary functions of an electric company.
When a company reorganises its structure with the intention of improving profits and decreasing costs.
a general term applied to an out-of-court attempt to reorganize and satisfy debts. Similar to workout (see below).
The process of changing the structure of the electric power industry from one of guaranteed monopoly over service territories, as established by the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, to one of open competition between power suppliers for customers in any area.
Restructuring is the corporate management term for the act of partially dismantling and reorganizing a company for the purpose of making it more efficient and therefore more profitable. It generally involves selling off portions of the company and making severe staff reductions.