Michael Panfil, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund Clean Energy Program, blogs on The Energy Collective about how demand response can increase the value of clean energy and should be allowed to do to a greater degree in California, a state that prides itself on environmental progress. Read full blog by EDF here.
A report by the Brattle Group validates the impact demand response could have in Texas to help the state meet proposed greenhouse gas reduction goals under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. In fact, demand response and energy efficiency could be the most powerful tools in the arsenal for the state, putting Texas in […]
Smart Grid News ran a blog by Mike Gordon who stresses that vacating Order 745 in theory only impacts a sliver of the market but that it could have enormous implications on the rest of the demand response markets by setting precedent on FERC jurisdictional issues. Frankly, that is the fear of FERC Commissioners and […]
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.
A recently released report by the Brattle Group that models several existing and potential scenarios for demand response and energy efficiency in ERCOT found that in every case, demand response was cost effective. The report found that, while natural gas and renewable energy development will dominate energy growth, demand response will be important to grid […]
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.
PV Magazine picked up the AEMA press release on the PJM report regarding the Polar Vortex. Read full story here.
AEMA members IPKeys and Walmart announced the successful conclusion of several market-based pilots in PJM Interconnection. The pilots demonstrated the technological feasibility of OpenADR 2.0b for ancillary services and regulation signals. Read the full story here.
The New York State Public Service Commission announced a plan this week, Reforming the Energy Vision, or REV, to fundamentally change the way electricity is produced, distributed and used in that state. Demand response figures prominently as one of the solutions the Commission intends to include in the market-based regulation.
Greentech Media reports on a study by National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that confirms multiple value streams for demand response. The report tracks the evolution of demand response from emergency load relief to a broader ancillary services role. Read full story here.