Delivering AMP5 for 20% less -- a yearly health check?

April 2011
Utility Week;4/1/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p9
Trade Publication
The author questions whether the AMP5 regulatory framework is meeting its 20 percent cost reduction challenge on water companies.


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