The Advanced Energy Management Alliance was featured in a Utility Dive article about the U.S. Circuit Court decision to vacate FERC Order 745. AEMA members and the Maryland Public Service Commission were bullish about the market and prospects for demand response. Frank Lacey, Board member of AEMA, of Comverge was quoted extensively, as was Tim […]
Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014. In a rare show of unity in response to a U.S. Circuit Court decision (USCA Case #11-1486) to vacate Order 745–the landmark order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) –state utility regulators, electric grid operators, demand response providers, industrial consumers, and consumer advocates all filed to request a […]
Washington, DC (July 1, 2014)–The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today issued a statement in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision to request a rehearing en banc of the U.S. Court of Appeals decision of May 23 (USCA Case #11-1486) that vacated FERC Order 745 – a landmark order that recognized the […]
WASHINGTON, DC (May 23, 2014) – A U.S. Court of Appeals decision today vacated FERC Order 745 – a landmark order that recognized the value of demand response resources in wholesale energy markets – and stated that FERC does not have the jurisdiction to regulate demand response. This decision is likely to be appealed. If […]
PV Magazine picked up the AEMA press release on the PJM report regarding the Polar Vortex. Read full story here.
WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2014) – In the May 8 report, “Analysis of Operational Events and Market Impacts During the January 2014 Cold Weather Events”, PJM Interconnection asserts that, while the electric grid was stressed during the Polar Vortex, demand response played an important role in maintaining the reliability of the system. During the Polar […]
WASHINGTON, DC (April 7, 2014) – In a report to its Board of Directors today, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that demand response providers performed better than expected—and in excess of their contracted commitments–during a powerful winter storm, known as the Polar Vortex, that caused outages at several power plants on January […]
The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA), a DR advocacy group formed this week by the likes of Comverge, EnerNOC and Johnson Controls, will focus on bringing more end-users into the DR market, Bruce Campbell told us yesterday. He is director of regulatory affairs at Johnson Controls and secretary and treasurer of AEMA. Wal-Mart is a […]