Over the past year or two, it has become increasingly common for electricity suppliers to sell a fixed price product to customers and later pass through additional costs. In other words, fixed prices have become less and less fixed. The electricity equivalents of baggage fees and fuel assessments have started showing up on more and more customer bills.
This paper addresses the following questions:
Why are some suppliers passing through costs on a fixed price product?
Under what circumstances are some suppliers passing through costs?
What contract mechanisms do some suppliers use to pass through costs?
What components are most likely to be passed through?
What products and tools is ConEdison Solutions making available to its customers and partners to improve clarity on fixed price products and pass-through costs? Download White Paper