Total Resource Cost
The TRC is a regulatory concept used to represent the total net costs of a resource decision. The TRC is used by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and other regulatory jurisdictions as one of several benchmarks used to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of various programs, measures, and strategies.
A regulatory protocol for evaluating the resource, economic, environmental, and other impacts of State programs.
A benchmark applied to determine whether or not a particular action is economically beneficial.
The total initial costs for acquiring an asset, or to permit, design, procure and install equipment, and to develop and construct a facility.
The average amount of energy used to collect, produce, transport, treat, deliver and/or to collect, treat, and/or dispose of wastewater (typically expressed in kWh/AF or kWh/MG).