price cap regulations. By definition, they are kind of ah, it's a type of regulation in which the regulator sets a maximum price of firm can charge over the next few years, basically telling a company he you cannot charge above this price sort of like a price ceiling. But it was also common practice to require private prices that declined over time. Now, if the firm waas from good enough and were was able to decrease or reduce costs, you know faster than the price decline, then they would be able to make profits every period. No. However, if they were not, then they would incur losses in the market.