AEMA was party to a complaint that argued successfully at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for consumers to have the choice of participating in wholesale and retail markets simultaneously, provided that those consumer resources are delivering distinct services to each part of the grid. This blog post was originally published on the NRDC website. FERC […]
07/11/2016 | Bentham Paulos The “polar vortex” storm of January 2014 blew in big changes to PJM Interconnection’s operations. But these changes are now the subject of a lawsuit filed by environmental groups, alleging they discriminate against clean energy sources. The sub-zero temperatures froze coal piles and gearboxes. Natural gas plants, lacking firm contracts for […]
A recent Switchboard blog by NRDC’s Allison Clement and John Moore, makes a strong case for the benefits of demand response. Given the court ruling to vacate FERC Order 745 that created a wholesale market for demand response, more cogent arguments such as this are needed. Read entire blog post here.
John Moore of NRDC provides his analysis of the impact of the U.S. Circuit Court’s decision to vacate FERC Order 745 on, not only demand response, but all clean energy. Read the entire post here.
On the Natural Resources Defense Council staff blog, Switchboard, Samantha Williams touts the success of energy efficiency and demand response in keeping the electric grid operational in times of extreme weather. Read full blog post here.