Uncertainty is the new constant for demand response markets
deral regulators last week rejected PJM Interconnection’s proposed stop-gap measure to allow demand response resources to participate in an upcoming auction, saying the grid operator’s proposal was premature. But while the decision was significant for PJM, appears to have changed very little on the DR landscape.
“Everyone is playing it day-by-day right now,” said Frank Lacey, who is chair of the Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) and vice president of regulatory and market strategy for Comverge.
“There are a lot of moving pieces here,” said Richard Caperton, director of national policy and partnerships at Opower.