Pricing and charging advisory services

Utilities such as water and energy, waste disposal, public services and telecommunications are often subject to general and sector-specific regulations on pricing. If these regulations are breached there is a danger of profit repayment or the unilateral imposition of tariffs by the approval body. PwC's regulatory experts provide advice to businesses across these sectors on all issues of pricing and charging regulation.

PwC's regulatory experts provide advice to businesses across all sectors on all issues of pricing and charging regulation. They prepare cost calculations and provide support on adopting positions during pricing audits and the competition and regulatory authorities.

Advisory services on pricing and charging regulation include:

  • Calculation of charges according to regulations on municipality charges and levies
  • Advice on charging/pricing in public-private partnership projects (construction, roads)
  • Pricing within public pricing law, including Regulation VO PR 30/53 and the Guidelines for Pricing on the Basis of Cost (LSP)
  • Calculation of construction subsidies and contributions to mains connection costs
  • Cost calculation using the efficiency criteria of the German Energy Management Act (EnWG) and the German Telecommunications Act (TKG)
  • Development of sector-specific costing models with implementation, validation and quality assurance
  • Implementation of regulations on utility charges for electricity and gas
  • Undertaking of national and international price and charge comparisons
  • Consulting for automatic preparation of payroll calculations in SAP Financials (S.A.F.E. Pricing)

PwC's experts have thorough knowledge of each sector and how the auditing and approval bodies work as a result of years of working with and for them. As such, they can ensure that projects are implemented successfully.

Contact us

Dr. Armin Drack

Partner

Tel: +49 211 981-5590

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