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(1) Whenever a utility purchases at wholesale from a non-utility generator or some non-associated source all or a portion of its electric capacity and/or energy requirements for a period in excess of thirty (30) days, such utility shall be entitled to include as expense items in its revenue requirements, for the purpose of the calculation of its rates for retail service, the cost of such capacity and energy so purchased, and in addition to such cost, an amount representing a return on the capacity purchased over the period of the test year which is being used to calculate the revenue requirements. This amount shall be calculated using the return allowed by the commission as provided in Section 77-3-95.
(2) Nothing in Sections 77-3-91 through 77-3-95 shall be interpreted to allow a return on the energy purchased by a utility pursuant to its obligation to purchase energy under the federal Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act of 1978.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 77. Public Utilities and Carriers § 77-3-93. Purchasing electric capacity; revenue requirements calculation - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-77-public-utilities-and-carriers/ms-code-sect-77-3-93/
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