Texas Bill Would Promote Demand Response Last week, Texas Senator Kirk Watson introduced SB 1284 to the state legislature, a bill designed to promote demand response (DR) to its maximum potential in Texas and remove unnecessary barriers to competing in ERCOT. The bill places emphasis on expanding DR capabilities across all customer classes. If adopted, … Continue reading Texas Bill Would Promote Demand Response
Coming soon to Texas: Demand response growth? Dmand response (DR) advocates in Texas are preparing a bill they say would open up the state’s energy markets and unlock DR growth. Reducing power consumption can help control up to 4% of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ (ERCOT) peak load, FERC determined in a 2012 report. … Continue reading Coming soon to Texas: Demand response growth?
City helps commercial electric customers counter rates their energy usage even more and be eligible for financial reward, as the city’s electric department continues to work to improve the way they produce energy and deliver it to their utility customers at a competitive rate. Hamilton’s City Council approved legislation at their Feb. 25 meeting for … Continue reading City helps commercial electric customers counter rates
PJM may lose half of demand response under ruling Washington, 5 February (Argus) — The PJM Interconnection could lose about half of its demand response resources in the upcoming forward capacity auction if the US Supreme Court declines to review a major court case being appealed by the US government. Read full article at Argus
Why demand response will shape the future of energy Whether we’re talking about individual energy habits or the consumption of the entire world, we often talk about a nation’s energy use in terms of the total energy used. But almost as important as how much energy we use is when in the day we use … Continue reading Why demand response will shape the future of energy