Accession Number:

ADA330878

Title:

Federal Electricity Activities: Appendixes to The Federal Government's Net Cost and Potential for Future Losses. Volume 2.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

189.0

Abstract:

This volume provides the appendixes to our report, Federal Electricity Activities The Federal Governments Net Cost and Potential for Future Losses, Volume 1. It contains background information on the federal entities included in our review the Department of Agricultures Rural Utilities Service Rus four power marketing administrations of the Department of Energy-the Southeastern Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, and the Bonneville Power Administration and the Tennessee Valley Authority. This volume also 1 contains a detailed explanation of our objectives, scope, and methodology in carrying out this review, 2 provides additional information on the likelihood of future losses to the federal government from the electricity-related activities of these entities, and 3 provides further details on the federal governments net costs related to these activities. The 14 appendixes in this volume are organized as follows Appendix I contains background information on the entities and the status of deregulation and competition in the electric power industry. Appendix II contains our objectives, scope, and methodology. Appendix III provides information on our use of average revenue per kilowatthour to assess competitiveness. Appendix IV provides further details on the entities net costs. Appendix V provides additional information on RUS financing costs. Appendixes VI through IX provide additional information on the likelihood that the federal government will incur future losses due to these entities. Appendixes X through XIII contain the written comments on a draft of this report from each of these entities. Appendix XIV lists the major contributors to this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE