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    Illinois Power & Heat just spend $5 million repairing one of its electrical generating stations that was damaged by a tornado. The loss was uninsured. Management has asked the public service commission for approval to treat the $5 million as an asset for rate-making purpose rather than as an allowed expense. What difference will this make to customer and shareholders?

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    Illinois Power & Heat just spend $5 million repairing one of its electrical generating stations that was damaged by a tornado. The loss was uninsured. Management has asked the public service commission for approval to treat the $5 million as an asset for rate-making purpose rather than as an allowed expense. What difference will this make to customer and shareholders?

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    Illinois Power & Heat just spend $5 million repairing one of its electrical generating stations that was damaged by a tornado. The loss was uninsured. Management has asked the public service commission for approval to treat the $5 million as an asset for rate-making purpose rather than as an allowed expense.

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    What difference will this make to customer and shareholders?
    This will make a great difference to both the customers and shareholders.
    At the outset, since this loss was uninsured, it means that Illinois Power & Heat will have to ...

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    The rate-making purposes for allowed expenses are discussed. The differences to customers and shareholders are examined.

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