While we excitedly await the temporary darkness of August 21, on May 3rd Californians could also have been in the dark. The reason consumers in California had power was because of a resource called “demand response”. Demand response is the coordinated reduction of electricity use by consumers to provide reliability, prevent black-outs, or to lower […]
Washington, DC (September 18, 2014). The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today reacted with disappointment in the U.S. Circuit Court decision not to rehear en banc the decision issued in May to vacate the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 745. “We are disappointed but not surprised about this decision,” said Katherine Hamilton, Executive Director of […]
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 […]