AEMA on November 20 submitted comments to the Puerto Rico Energy Commission detailing recommendations for resilient electric grid restoration and rebuild using distributed energy resources, demand response, microgrids, and non-wires alternatives. Those comments can be downloaded here:
AEMA filed comments in the Docket No. RM18-1-000 regarding Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing at FERC on October 23, 2017.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2017) –The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today applauded the unanimous decision of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to support the growth of Demand Response in California by requiring the three investor-owned utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), and Southern California Edison (SCE) to […]
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 […]
Advanced Energy Management Alliance filed comments on June 22, 2017 in response to FERC’s Post-Technical Conference questions Docket AD17-11-000.
In a statement today, Katherine Hamilton, Executive Director of AEMA, said the following: AEMA is disappointed in the ruling (Advanced Energy Management All v FERC, Case 16-1234) by the DC Circuit Court to deny our petition to vacate FERC’s approval of PJM’s capacity performance program changes. Consumers will be directly impacted by the reduction in […]
AEMA filed on February 13, 2017, in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”) on energy storage and distributed energy resource (“DER”) aggregation. AEMA made the case that existing demand response programs should be protected; that the definition of DER should include demand response; and that distributed resources should have the opportunity to […]
During the final days before Chairman Bay left the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), the Commissioners determined that New York Independent Systems Operator (“NYISO”) had posed unjust and unreasonable tariffs on demand response. AEMA and other complainants, including the New York Public Service Commission, fought the ISO and convinced FERC to order that demand response does […]
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 […]