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JBS Energy, Inc. -- A consulting firm specializing in regulatory economics for energy consumers and producers, providing economic studies and testimony on today’s energy issues.

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JBS Instruments

JBS Instruments  is a division of JBS Energy, Inc. manufacturer of the AquaCalc, a portable electronic device that automates the measurement of water flow in streams and rivers and canals, also know as open channel discharge measurements. The AquaCalc is used with mechanical current meters such as the Price AA meter.

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The AquaCalc Pro Plus

This device is used by hydrologists and field biologists to make open-channel discharge measurements.

JBS has improved on the industry standard AquaCalc by adding rechargeable batteries, a USB connection, and a new user interface.

The AquaCalc is the industry standard for stream-measurement technology using current meters, and is widely used by the U.S. Geological Survey, and hydrographers world-wide.

DataLink3Screens2AquaCalc DataLink

The AquaCalc DataLink program is used to download measurements from your AquaCalc. This version includes the ability to automatically download measurements from the AquaCalc Pro Plus, review measurements using interactive charts, print reports, export to other file formats and access the AquaCalc Excel Analyzer.


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Does Deregulation Raise Residential Electric Rates?

JBS Energy reports on a cross-sectional analysis of residential rates in the continental United States. The analysis finds that deregulated states have residential rates that are 1.3 to 1.5 cents/kWh higher than states remaining under regulation – after controlling for regional differences in costs and differences in average kWh sales that affect rates.

Gas Rate Design and Energy Efficiency

A presentation to National Association of Utility Consumer Advocates Conference in San Francisco, California,
June 15, 2010.

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Check out the Papers and Publications Section to see what the great minds at JBS are thinking about now!

Utility Deposits, Late Fees, and Other Affordability Issues

Electric Customer Charges  - Arguments, Issues, and Alliances

A Blueprint for Renegotiating California’s Worst Electricity Contracts

Valuing Load Reduction in Restructured Markets - A Presentation

Cost Curve Analysis of the California Power Markets