When the EPA was considering the Clean Power Plan during the Obama Administration, AEMA submitted detailed comments with analysis to back them up, recommending that demand response be included in any final rule. As a result, the final rule from EPA included demand response both as a tool states could use to reduce greenhouse gas […]
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) today issued an order on the Department of Energy’s (“DOE”) Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking, closing that proceeding and opening a new one to examine resilience more fully. AEMA is pleased with the decision to take additional time to adequately build a record on resilience. Commissioner LaFleur indicated her strong […]
In December 2017, FERC staff released an assessment of demand response and advanced metering, including analyses of wholesale markets, summer demand response, and solar eclipse participation. The report can be accessed here.
AEMA filed December 21, 2017, before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, In the Matter of a Commission Investigation to Identify and Develop Performance Metrics and, Potentially, Incentives for Xcel Energy’s Electric Utility Operations, PUC Docket Number: E-002/CI-17-401. This is part of the AEMA MISO State campaign to open up more states in the Midwest to […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katherine Hamilton (202.524.88322) or firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 19, 2017) –The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today released a joint report with Mission:data Coalition containing recommendations for policymakers who want to empower their consumers in energy decisions. The guidebook sets forth ten key elements of any energy data sharing policy: 1) […]
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 […]