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I. Articles and White Papers

Synchronizing the Gas and Power Markets
Authors: Greg Lander, Ross Malme, Peter Weigand, Skipping Stone  Date: 2/2013
Description: Proposed solutions to the potential hazards resulting from the daily timing differences between the gas and power markets.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission National Action Plan on Demand Response
Authors: FERC Staff  Publisher: FERC  Date: 6/2010  Description: A National Action Plan intended to be an action plan for the nation for implementation by states, localities, and regions.

Implementation Proposal for National Action Plan for Demand Response
Authors: FERC & U.S. Department of Energy   Date: 7/2011  Description: Implementation proposal presented to Congress the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Demand Response 2.0
Authors: Ross Malme, Skipping Stone; Phil Davis, Schneider Electric; Jessica Stromback,VaasaETT Global Energy Think Tank   Publication: Fortnightly's Spark   Date: 8/2010
Description: White paper on emergence of Demand Response 2.0.

Demand Response Is Compelling for the Commercial Sector
Authors: Peter Weigand & Ross Malme, Skipping Stone   Publication: Peak Load Management Association  Date: 11/2011   Description: Article on the value of Demand Response for the Commercial Buildings

LBNL Demand Response Valuation Frameworks
Author: G. Heffner, Global Energy Associates   Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: 2/2009   Description: White paper on Demand Response valuation key elements and methods.   Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

Shifting Balance of Power Between Buildings and Electric Markets
Authors: Peter Weigand, Ross Malme and Laura Curran  Publication: Skipping Stone  Date 2010
Description: Skipping StoneArticle on Commercial Buildings interaction with Smart Grid and Utilities

Electric Grid in Texas Faces Multiple Challenges
Author: Kate Galbraith, Texas Tribune  Publication: Texas Tribune  Date: 12/2011
Description: Article on Challenges for ERCOT System Operators

Commercial Building DR Issues
Authors: Laurel Glassman, White & Case; Sara Neff, Kilroy Realty  Publication: EL&P Date: 7/2012
Description: Article addressing commercial building issues involved with the FERC's National Action Plan

The Operational Impact of Demand Response in NY
Author: Rick Gonzales, NYISO  Publication: Electric Light and Power  Date: 7/2012
Description: Article on DR in the New York ISO in the Summer of 2011

Automated Demand Response Shows Smart Grid Power
Author: Jack Rosenthal and David Wylie, Honeywell  Publication: Power Grid International  Date: 6/2012 Description: Article examining DR in a Volatile Energy Environment

Advancing Automated Demand Response Technology
Author: Steven Bushby and David Holmberg, ASHRAE  Publication: ASHRAE Transactions  Date: 9/2009 Description: White paper on Automating Demand Response

PJM's Revised DR Compensation
Author: Marcy Crane  Publication: SNL Energy Finance Daily  Date: 5/2011   Description: White paper regarding the mixed reviews on PJM's revised demand response compensation plan

DR Quick Assessment Tool
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 11/2012
Description: White paper explaining the DR Quick Assessment Tool's development and purpose

Open Automated DR Implementations
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 2/2011
Description: White paper on acceptance of the OpenADR specification by energy management and controls systems vendors

Open Automated DR Open Source Toolkit
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 2/2011
Description: White paper describing toolkit developed in collaboration with commercial energy-sector software developer UISOL

Open ADR Achieves National Success
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 2/2011
Description: White paper discussion of Open Automated Demand Response

Open ADR Initial Products
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 9/2012
Description: Open ADR Alliance announcement re the first deployment of OpenADR-certified devices from a number of members

A New Twist in the Energy Efficiency Story
Author: Elisa Wood  Publication: Real Energy Writers  Date: 8/2012
Description: Article about a unique plug-in load management application

Aggregating Tiny Loads
Author: Phil Carson  Publication: Intelligent Utility  Date: 8/2012
Description: Customers enjoy low hanging fruit with secondary benefits for utility

New Business Incubators
Author: Sarah Murray  Publication: Financial Times  Date: 11/2012
Description: Put heads together for clean thinking

Rent Out Your Hot Button
Author: David Pogue  Publication: Scientific American  Date: 11/2012
Description: Get your thermostat a digital remote control

Open ADR Dynamic Pricing
Authors: G. Ghatikar, J.L. Mathieu, M.A. Piette, LBNL; E. Koch, D. Hennage, Akuacom
Sponsored by: LBNL  Date: 6/2010   Description: White paper discussion of open ADR Dynamic Pricing technologies

How We Could Blow the Energy Boom
Author: Jeffrey Leonard, Global Environment Fund   Publication: The Washington Monthly
Date: 11/2012   Description: This author warns that although poised to break free of its energy crisis, the U.S. is threatened by its overstrained electrical grid.

Bill Hogan - Unbundled
Author: John A. Bewick, Fortnightly   Publication: Fortnightly Magazine   Date: 11/2012
Description: Interview with William Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Energy Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government

Demand Growth and the New Normal
Authors: Ahmad Faruqui and Eric Shultz   Publication: Fortnightly Magazine   Date: 12/2012
Description: Five forces are putting the squeeze on electricity consumption.

Automated Demand Response
Author: Donald Rickey   Publication: Transmission & Distribution World   Date: 6/2011
Description: Efforts to put energy to better use are paying dividends as we gain efficiencies through monitoring and control technology.

Demand Response Is Here to Stay
Author: Gene Wolf   Publication: Transmission & Distribution World   Date: 10/2012
Description: Technology has finally begun to catch up to the concepts that predate the term "smart grid."

DR & Smart Grid Coalition Applauds Bill on Consumer Rights
Author: Global Warming Focus editors   Publication: Global Warming Focus   Date: 6/2011
Description: New legislation in the Senate to empower consumers to better manage their energy use

DR Pushes Down Eastern PJM Capacity Prices
Author: Jeff Beattie   Publication: The Energy Daily   Date: 5/2011
Description: DR dampens capacity prices in the eastern Mid-Atlantic

DR Subdues New England LMPs After 6 Plants Quickly Lost
Author: Peter Marri   Publication: SNL Energy Power Daily   Date: 6/2010
Description: Demand response helped balance the real-time market in New England

Our National Energy Policy:Post Election Prospects and Challenges
Author: Our National Energy Policy.Org    Date: 12/2012
Description: Transcript of energy policy discussion upon entering this post-election year.

FERC Seeks to Improve Demand Response Performance As a Reliability Tool
Author: Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report    Date: 5/2012
Description: Proposal adopts measurement and verification (M&V) standards to track the amount of DR on the system.

Not All DR Aggregators Need FERC's Okay to Charge Market-Based Rates
Author: Marcy Cran  Publication: SNL Energy Power Week Canada   Date: 1/2010
Description: According to the commission, its definition of demand response changed when it issued a final rule, Order 719 (RM07-19, AD07-7).

EPA Proposes Expanded DR Exemption in Engine Air Rule
Author: Bobby McMahon  Publication: Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report   Date: 6/2012
Description: EPA proposes to boost the duration internal combustion engines can operate under DR programs.

A Soldier Fighting an Epic Battle for Demand Response
Author: Lynn Doa  Publication: SNL - Energy Power Week - Canada  Date: 9/2010  Description: FERC Chairman Wellinghoff, is an outspoken advocate for DR

LEED Credit for DR Spurs Win-Win-Win
Author: Chris Curtland  Publication: Buildings  Date: 4/2012  Description: LEED Pilot Credit Library is updated for DR

MISO May Consider More DR as Coal Fleet Shrinks
Author: JP Finlay  Publication: SNL Generation Market Week  Date: 7/2012  Description: EPA rules combine with market factors to force utilities and power plant owners inside the Midwest ISO to make significant changes to their generation fleets

Power Down with Demand Response
Author: Jennie Morton  Publication: Buildings  Date: 2/2012  Description: Article proclaiming that the advantages of demand response are far-reaching with few downsides

States Encourage Demand Response
Author: Cathy Swirbul  Publication: T&D World  Date: 6/2012  Description: Article asserts that the regulatory policies currently in place are one roadblock to expanding DR programs on a large scale

FERC Seeks to Improve Demand Response Performance
Publication: Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report  Date: 5/2012  Description: A FERC proposal to verify the amount of DR underscores the ability of the resources to maintain grid reliability

Defining the Product
Author: Donald Sipe, Pretiflaherty  Publication: Consumer Demand Response Initiative
Date: 1/2013  Description: Market Theory for an Essential Service and the Proper Role of Demand Response

Integration of DR - A Supply Side Approach
Author: Donald Sipe, Pretiflaherty  Publication: Consumer Demand Response Initiative
Date: 2012  Description: This paper presents a development of general DR principles into specific algorithms and settlement protocols for the supply side integration of DR into Day Ahead markets.

Don't believe the Rhetoric - EPA's Emergency Backup Generator Ruling Protects the Environment
Author: Don DiCristofaro, Blue Sky Environmental  Publication: Enernoc's Energy SMART
Date: 02/2013  Description: Article explores U.S. EPA's final ruling on backup emergency generation

5 Ideal Participants for Demand Response
Author: Sarah Battaglia, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.  Publication: Demand Response News
Date: 03/2013  Description: Article outlining 5 organizations considered the best participants for DR

Integrating Smart Distributed Energy Resources with Distribution Management Systems
Author: EPRI Staff  Publisher: Electric Power Research Institute  Date: 09/2012  Description: Discussion of the impact of distributed resources and their management on the smart grid and future technologies.

Electricity and Gas Markets Are Out Of Sync
Author: Peter Kelly-Detwiler  Publisher: Forbes  Date: 03/2013  Description: Discussion of the growing concern over the disconnect between the Natural Gas and Power markets.

The Economics of Resource Adequacy
Author: Kevin Carden and Nick Wintermantel, Astrape Consulting  Publisher: DOE, National Energy Technology Laboratory  Date: 01/2013  Description: Economic resource adequacy assessments should take a comprehensive approach to calculating the trade-off between the cost of additional capacity and the economic benefit provided by those resources.

An Introduction to Demand Response
Author: Lacey Miller  Publisher: Demand Response  Date: 01/2013  Description: A high level overview of Demand Response with links to more information.

Charting the DSM Sales Slump
Author: Ahmad Faruqui and Erik Schultz, The Brattle Group  Publication:   Date: 05/2013  Description: A survey of rate case methods for sales forecasting

Set and Forget
Author: Blake Young, Comverge  Publication: Fortnightly's Spark  Date: 05/2013  Description: Engagement and automation are expanding the role of DR.

Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostats Allow Homeowners to Connect to DR Savings
Author: Aaron Parker, Honeywell  Publication: Honeywell PR  Date: 10/2013  Description: Honeywell announces a full line of Wi-Fi thermostats to enable homeowners to connect with their utility and receive incentives for trimming electricity use.

Preparing the Grid for Renewable Resources
Author: Gail Freddo, SDG&E Transmission Planning  Publication: San Diego Gas & Electric
Date: 10/2013  Description: San Diego Gas & Electric Tries to Model the Impact of Intermittency in 2020, Today

Wholesale Energy Markets Administered by PJM Interconnection, LLC
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM Website  Date: 10/2013  Description: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about PJM's Wholesale Electricity Markets

Five Trends Defining the Demand Response Market Today
Author: Davide Savenije  Publication: Utility Dive  Date: 11/2013  Description: One take on results of PLMA and Skipping Stone survey of industry leaders in anticipation of the PLMA's fall conference

A Provocative Look at the Utility of the Future
Author: Phil Davis, Schneider Electric  Publication: Electric Light & Power's: PowerGrid International
Date: 10/2013  Description: Demand response continues to teach lessons about customer interaction

FERC Chairman Explains Why Utilities Must Adapt or Die
Author: Davide Savenije  Publication: Utility Dive  Date: 10/2013  Description: Remarks from keynote address at the National Summit on Integrating Energy Efficiency & Smart Grid

What Google's NEST acquisition could mean for utilities
Author: Ron Chebra  Publication: Smart Grid News  Date: 1/2014  Description: The acquisition's impact on utilities and six ways they might cash in on the NEST's capabilities

Utilities: Time to get ready for the smart buildings wave
Author: Jesse Berst  Publication: Smart Grid News  Date: 2/2014  Description: As if utilities didn't already have enough to prepare for, a burgeoning smart buildings trend is sending another wave of change their way

Demand Response: Renewable Resource for the Next Decade
Author: Jessica Kennedy  Publication: yourenergyblog.com  Date: 2/2014  Description: Even as reports of an ever improving smart grid and infrastructure enhancements roll in, the amount of electric load managed by demand response (DR) programs grows

The State Demand Response: 5 Utilities Share Their Perspectives
Author: Davide Savenije  Publication: Utility Dive  Date: 4/2014  Description: Duke, Xcel, PG&E, BGE and TEP talk about demand response's role in the ongoing energy transition.

California's new building code is good for Google... but dangerous for utilities
Author: Jesse Berst  Publication: Smart Grid News  Date: 4/2014  Description: How California's new code together with OpenADR may work toward edging out utilities as the customers' primary energy partners.

Proof That Demand Response Is All Grown Up Now
Author: Jesse Berst  Publication: Smart Grid News  Date: 6/2014  Description: How demand response evolved from reactive tool to active energy management solution.

The existential threat to demand response
Author: Mike Gordon  Publication: Smart Grid News  Date: 6/2014  Description: A recent order curtailing FERC's ability to oversee demand response (DR) could have a chilling effect on the sector.

FERC's Demand Response Strategy Hits a Snag
Author: Sharon Jacobs  Publication: THe Energy Collective  Date: 6/2014  Description: D.C. Circuit Vacates Order 745 in Electric Power Supply Association v. FERC

 

 

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II. Presentations

Austin Energy Demand Response
Presenter: Scott Jarman, Austin Energy  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Texas Demand Response Case Studies

Big Data Energy Services
Presenter: Cade Burks, BDES  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Demand Response Practitioners' Perspective

Demand Response in ERCOT
Presenter: Commissioner Kenneth Anderson, Texas PUC  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013
Date: 4/2013  Description: A Regulator's Perspective

DR and Distributed Generation
Presenter: Audrey Zibelman  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Distributed Generation opportunities, benefits, and barriers

Demonstrating the use of Demand Response at Pecan Street, Inc.
Presenter: Colin Meehan, Policy Manager, EDF  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013
Date: 4/2013  Description: Environmental Defense project in Austin, TX

Public Power: Serving Municipal and Cooperative Utilities
Presenter: Bill Jackson, Jr., TVA  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Goodbye to TVA Direct Load Control Programs

G&T Perspective
Presenter: Eddie Webster, Great River Energy  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: DR and Load Management benefits for the distribution member

Electric Cooperative Perspective
Presenter: Brian Sloboda, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013
Date: 4/2013  Description: Conservation Voltage Regulation (CVR) discussion

DR from a Municipal Perspective
Presenter: Wayne Callender, CPS Energy  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: CPS Energy overview and DR program discussion

DR in ERCOT - A Precarious Moment
Presenter: Colin Meehan, EDF  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Examines Reliability Demand Response

Demand Response Market Research Results - April 2013
Presenter: Peter Weigand. Skipping Stone  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Aggregated responses of 80 PLMA participants

Demand Response Rule Changes for Emergency Generators
Presenter: Rick Counihan, EnerNOC  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Summary of RICE NESHAP and NSPS Rule Changes with regard to diesel emergency engines

Emerging Market for Grid-Interactive Water Heating
Presenter: Daniel Flohr, Sequentric  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Water Heaters for Virtual Storage Three Big Storage Challenges

ERCOT Demand Response Snapshot
Presenter: Paul Wattles, ERCOT  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Overview of the role of DR in ERCOT

ERCOT DSM Working Group Activities
Presenter: Tim Carter, Constellation NewEnergy  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Discussion of Demand Side Working Group Activities

ERCOT Policy Panel
Presenter: Amanda Frazier, Luminant  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Panel discussion around Reliability Reserves and Market Reserves in ERCOT

Grid-Interactive ETS Water Heating
Presenter: Steven Koep, Vaughn Thermal Corp.  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Adapting the Water Heater to Grid Interactive Control

How Retail Marketers are Reshaping DR
Presenter: Randy Palombi, Constellation  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Discussion of the value in integrating efficiency & load response with electric supply

Implementing OpenADR Standards
Presenter: Alex Habre, PJM Interconnection Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Technology Pilot for Price Responsive Demand

Integrating Distributed Resources into Optimal Portfolios (IDROP)
Presenter: Bill Kallock, Integral Analytics Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: IDROP maximizes value of RE Generation by controlling thermal storage

International Perspectives on DR
Presenter: Dennis Quinn, Joule Assets Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Smart Energy Demand Coalition (SEDC) - Collaborative industry approach for input, testimony, and language for best practices market design

Introduction to OpenADR
Presenter: Rich Philip, Duke Energy Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: An open, standardized interface, which allows providers to communicate DR signals directly to customers

NERC DADS
Presenter: Bob Collins, TRE Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Introduction to North American Reliability Corporation Demand Response Availability Data System

New Program Development and Launch
Presenter: Carl Besaw, SCE Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Southern California Edison's use of OpenADR in current and future programs

Optimizing the Energy Portfolio - The Customers Perspective
Presenter: John Elder, Acclaim Energy Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Giving the customer maximum value

Pacific Gas & Electric DR Programs
Presenter:Albert Chiu, PG&E Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Using Advanced Controllable Thermostats in ADR

Redefining How and When Consumers Use Electricity
Presenter:Jennifer Pulliam, TXU Energy Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Customer incentives to shift consumption away from peak demand periods.

Residential DR - A Retail Electric Provider's Perspective
Presenter:Derek Mauzy, Reliant Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Bringing value to the customer

The Smart Choice for Smart Response
Presenter:Laurie Wiegand-Jackson, North American Power Partners Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Different states' approach to using Generation for DR

Federal Regulations Affecting Demand Response
Moderator: Ross Malme (Skipping Stone Partner)   Panelists: Foroud Arsanjani (NEWR Energy), Jim McHugh (SKipping Stone) and Phil Davis (Schneider Electric)   Date: 7/2012  Description: PLMA Webinar regarding the effect of new federal regulations on distributed resources

Capturing LEED Credits Through Demand Response
Presenters: Ross Malme and Bill Szekely, Skipping Stone, and Suzanne Abbott, USGBC, Massachusetts Chapter  Conference: Energy Smart 2012   Date: 10/2012  Description: Primer on USGBC's LEED DR Pilot Credit Program and certification

Demand Response Partnership Program
Presenters: US Green Building Council and Environmental Defense Fund  Date: 10/2012
Description: Presentation on two program tracks being offered by USGBC and EDF

Implementing OpenADR 2.0
Author: Jim Boch, IPKeys Technologies  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Fast DR - How Important Is It?

DR and T&D Planning (PG&E)
Author: Ken Abreu, PG&E  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on PG&E's Perspective on DR for T&D Operations

DR- Next Directions and Priorities
Author: Omar Siddiqui, EPRI  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on technologies with greatest potential impact across next 10 years

DR and Wind Generation
Author: Lee Hall, BPA  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on the Challenges of having 50% of load served by Wind Generation

DR and Renewables Integration
Author: John Hernandez, PG&E  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: With all of the changes, what happens to grid operations?  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

BGE's Smart Energy Pricing Pilot
Author: Cheryl Hindes  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Will BGE customers reduce demand with a dynamic pricing program?

One Global Specialist in Energy Management
Author: Dave Hyland, Schneider Electric  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on Schneider's Active Energy Management Solutions

Demand Response and Renewables Integration
Author: Phil Lusk, City of Port Angeles  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation regarding renewables integration necessary to meet requirements of BPA's Balancing Authority

The Future of Demand Response at PG & E
Author: Steve Malnight, PG&E  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on demand response and the role of dynamic pricing

The Changing Utility Relationship: Customers and the Utility
Author: Carol Manson, SDG&E  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on the Utility move toward customer-centric relationships

DR Programs for Integration of Wind and Solar Energy
Author: Bruce Perlstein, Navigant  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on the use of DR programs for renewable energy integration in California

Low Energy and Demand Response Technologies
Author: Mary Ann Piette, LBNL  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Top 10 R&D success stories from Berkeley Lab  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

DR and T&D Planning
Author: Carol Hunter, Rocky Mountain Power  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Rocky Mountain Power presentation on opportunities and challenges for DR in T&D planning

The Curtailment Service Provider Business Model
Author: Stuart Schare, Navigant  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on the evolving roles of CSPs

Fast Automated DR Enables the Integration of Renewables
Author: Dave Watson, LBNL  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on the ancillary requirements of intermittent renewable resources

Integration and Optimization with T&D Planning
Author: Sarah Chatterjee, NV Energy  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: NV Energy presentation on DR collaboration with T&D planning

The Evolving Roles of CSPs
Author: Mark Martinez, SCE; Rich Philip, Duke Energy  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: How aggregators might unleash innovative resources and attract customers to DR.

Future of Demand Response at SMUD
Author: Craig Sherman, SMUD  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012
Description: Sacramento Municipal Utility District's vision for demand response.

DR Market Design and the Regulatory Process
Moderator: Peter Weigand, Skipping Stone  Panelists: Rae McQuade, NAESB; Delphine Hou, CAISO, Jessica Bian, NERC  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012  Date: 11/2012  Description: Panel discussion around DR availability reporting and evolving Demand Response in the CAISO market

Assessment Tool for Small Buildings
Presenter: Jim Braun, Purdue University  Date: 5/2008
Description: Tool Objectives, Updates, Demonstration, and Future Work

Open ADR Communications
Presenters: Sila Kiliccote, Mary Anne Piette, Girish Ghatikar, LBNL; Ed Koch, Dan Hennage, Akuacom; John Hernandez, Albert Chiu, Osman Sezgen, PG&E; John Goodin, CALISO  Publisher: Grid-Interop
Date: 11/2009  Description: Demand Response for Wholesale Ancillary Services

Direct vs. Facility Centric Control for DR
Presenters: Ed Koch, Akuacom  Publisher: Grid-Interop  Date: 11/2009
Description: DR for Multiple Building Companies

Advanced Demand Responsive Lighting
Host: Francis Rubinstein  Publisher: DRRC Tech Advisory Group  Date: 8/2007
Description: Presentation on reliability and predictability of dimmable lighting for DR

Benefits, Strategies, and Future of DR
Presenters: Mary Ann Piette, Sila Kiliccote, LBNL; Ed Saribey, PG&E  Publisher: DR Research Center  Date: 3/2011  Description: Overview of ADR, Technologies, Strategies, Case Studies, Tools and the Future

DR Technologies, Strategies, and Case Studies
Presenters: Mary Ann Piette, Sila Kiliccote, Dave Watson, Rish Ghatikar, LBNL  Publisher: DR Research Center  Date: 3/2011  Description: An overview of Demand Response

DR Tools
Presenter: Sila Kiliccote, LBNL  Publisher: DR Research Center  Date: 3/2011
Description: PG&E's InterACT System, DR Automation Server and Assessment Tool

Prioritizing Persistence - Approaches and Technologies that Enable Lasting Results
Presenters: Jessica Granderson, Mary Ann Piette, Girish Ghatikar, Phillip Price, LBNL
Conference: 17th National Conference on Building Commissioning  Date: 7/2009
Description: Building Energy Information System Technologies

Benefits of Residential Dynamic Pricing
Panelists: Drema Hughes, TECO; David Eggart, Gulf Power; Mike Ratliff, Comverge
Sponsor: Comverge  Date: 7/2009  Description: Dynamic pricing panel discussion

Pacific Gas & Electric 2009 DR Programs Presentation
Presenter: Osman Sezgen  Sponsor: PG&E  Date: 11/2009  Description: More efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly alternatives to using capacity to support peak demand.

Smart Energy Demand Coalition
Conference: Law of DR Conference   Date: 10/2011  Description: Presentation on the Smart Energy Demand Coalition and its findings

PJM Renewables Integration Study
Authors: Ken Schuyler & Scott Baker, PJM; Richard Piwko & Gene Hinkle, GE Energy Consulting
Date: 10/2013  Description: A comprehensive renewable power integration study to investigate important and contemporary issues to meet the PJM RPS requirement of 20% and 30% by 2026

 

 

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III. Research and Market Reports

NEISO FAQ Real Time Price Response
Author: Independent System Operator New England  Description: Q&A report describing NEISO Real Time Response program.

PJM Demand Response Fact Sheet
Author: PJM Interconnection  Date: 10/2012 Description: Brief overview of PJM's DR opportunities

ERCOT Emergency Interruptible Load Service
Author: Kent Saathoff  Date: 11/2008 Description: Status Presentation to ERCOT Directors

ERCOT's Challenges and Opportunities
Author: Trip Doggett, ERCOT CEO  Date: 8/2012 Description: Details on Demand Response in Texas

PG&E Application for Demand Response Programs & Budgets
Author: CA PUC Filing  Date: 4/1211 Description: Application of PG&E for Approval of DR Programs for 2012-2014

TVA Demand Response
Author: Butch Massey, TVA Demand Response Update Publication: Peak Load Management Association
Date: 11-15-11  Description: Presentation on Tennessee Valley Authority Demand Response

US Demand Response Market Research
Author: Ross Malme, Skipping Stone  Sponsor: Skipping Stone Date: 11/2012
Description: Presentation on Market Evolvement and Growth Drivers

PLMA Spring 2012 Survey Report
Author: Skipping Stone Staff  Sponsor: Skipping Stone Date: 5/2012
Description: Results of Demand Response Market Research Survey conducted at PLMA Spring 2012 conference

PLMA Fall 2012 Market Research Results
Author: Peter Weigand, Skipping Stone  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012 Date: 11/2012
Description: Results of Demand Response Market Research Survey conducted at PLMA Fall 2012 conference

Capacity Payments in Imperfect Electricity Markets
Author: Paul L. Joskow  Publication: MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Date: 3/2008 Description: We now understand how to design wholesale electricity markets that work well in the short run

2012 NERC Long Term Reliability Assessment
Publisher: North American Electric Reliability Council Date: 11/2012
Description: An independent view of the 10-year reliability outlook for the North American bulk power system  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

ADS Report on Program Design Lessons Learned
Publisher: Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) Date: 12/2012
Description: Lessons learned in DR Program Design from 80 different DR practitioners

Integrating Smart Distributed Energy Resources with Distribution Management
Publisher: Electric Power Research Institute  Date: 9/2012
Description: An EPRI Overview on Managing Distributed Energy Resources  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

2012 Scorecard for Retail Choice
Author: Nat Treadway, DEFG  Publisher: DEFG  Date: 12/2012
Description: Annual Baseline Assessment of Choice in Canada and the United States.

6 Big Data Lies
Author: Mike Healey Publication: Information Week Reports Date: 6/2011
Description: Survey to To determine whether or not organizations are pulling in the right information,how they're employing that information, and the tools being used.  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

Deregulated Electricity in Texas
Author: R.A. "Jake" Dyer   Publication: Texas Coalition for Affordable Power   Date: 12/2012
Description: A History of Retail Competition   Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

FERC Backs PJM in Feud with Aggregators Over DR Rules
Author: George Lobsenz   Publication: The Energy Daily   Date: 11/2011
Description: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted a proposal by PJM to tighten its rules for measuring demand-side reductions.

Critics Say FERC Plan Overpays For DR
Author: Jeff Beattie  Publication: The Energy Daily  Date: 5/2010
Description: Pros and cons of FERC proposed requirement that power customers who voluntarily cut demand be paid the full LMP that generators receive for power sales at the same time.

Panelists Disagree on DR Compensation Rules
Author: Glenn Boshar  Publication: SNL Energy Power Daily  Date: 9/2010
Description: Technical conference participants sharply disagreed on how the costs of demand response should be allocated.

FERC Assessment of DR and Advanced Metering
Author: FERC Staff, Team Lead: David Kathan  Publication: FERC  Date: 12/2012
Description: Information provided by survey respondents to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) 2012 Demand Response and Advanced Metering Survey.

FERC Approves New DR Products in PJM
Author: George Lobsenz   Publication: The Energy Daily  Date: 2/2011
Description: PJM asserts need for new products to enhance the usefulness of demand response offered in its capacity market

ADS Report on DR Program Design and Implementation
Author: ADS Staff   Publisher: Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid   Date: 12/2011
Description: Lessons Learned by DR Practitioners

As Capacity Markets Mature, Experts Predict More DR Growth
Author: J. P. Finlay   Publication: SNL Generation Market Week  Date: 7/2012
Description: Comverge CEO Blake Young at ADS National Town Meeting in Washington, D.C

Demand Response Drivers
Authors: Kelly Smith, Johnson Controls; Ryan Hledik, Brattle Group  Publication: Public Utilities Fortnightly
Date: 1/2012  Description: DR has become an important part of today's power systems and smart grid of the future

NERC 2012 State of Reliability
Author: NERC Staff  Publisher: North American Electric Reliability Corp.  Date: 5/2012  Description: State of Reliability of Generation, Transmission, and Demand Response Programs of North American Electrical Systems

The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the United States
Author: Galen L. Barbose, Charles A. Goldman, Ian M. Hoffman, Megan Billingsley  Publisher: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories  Date: 1/2013  Description: projections of future spending on, and savings from, energy efficiency programs funded by electric and gas utility customers in the United States, under three scenarios through 2025

Policies for a Modern and Reliable U.S. Electric Grid
Author: Energy Project Staff  Publisher: BiPartisan Policy Center  Date: 2/2013  Description: Findings and recommendations from the BPC's Electric Grid Initiative, a yearlong effort to develop policy recommendations that enhance the efficiency and reliability of the U.S. electric grid.

DR 2.0
Author: Paul De Martini, Newport Consulting Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 7/2013  Description: The evolution of the potential use of customers' flexible distributed energy resources to provide a greater set of services to markets and transmission and distribution operations.

2012 Load Response Activity Report 4-13
Author: James McAnany, PJM Staff Publisher: PJM Web Site Date: 4/2013
Description: Report on resources and participation in PJM Load Response Programs

2012 Economic DR Performance Report 3-13
Author: PJM Interconnection Staff Publisher: PJM Web Site Date: 3/2013
Description: Analysis of Economic DR participation in the PJM wholesale energy market after the implementation of Order 745

2012 Emergency DR Performance Report 12-12
Author: PJM Interconnection Staff Publisher: PJM Web Site Date: 12/2012
Description: Analysis of Emergency DR participation in the PJM Wholesale Energy Market

An Assessment of Analytical Capabilities, Services, and Tools for Demand Response
Authors: Andrew Satchwell and Charles Goldman,LBNL; Hossein Haeri and Mark Lesiw,The Cadmus Group  Publisher: FERC  Date: 2/2013  Description: Report on the findings and conclusions of the DR Tools and Methods Working Group

Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Roadmap: Maximizing Preferred Resources
Authors: California Independent System Operator Corporation staff   Publisher: California ISO  Date: 6/2013
Description: The ISO envisions demand response and energy efficiency becoming integral, dependable and predictable resources that support a reliable, environmentally sustainable electric power system.

 

 

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IV. Case Studies

How Four Industries Use the Same Methods to Cut Energy Costs
Author: Jason Cigarran, Comverge  Publication: GreenBiz.com  Date: 10/2012
Description: Case study about common electricity cost-reduction methodologies across four sectors.

Naval and Marine Base Demand Response Report
Authors: Sila Killiccote, Kevin Navero, DR Research Center, LBNL  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 4/2012  Description: Presentation on DR results at several military bases in Southern California

Automated DR Deployments Create Jobs
Authors: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 2/2011
Description: Case study examining how Open Automated Demand Response deployments are helping to retain and create jobs

Small Business DR with Communicating Thermostats
Authors: K. Herter, S. Wayland, and J. Rasin  Publication: International Energy Program Evaluation Conference  Date: 8/2009  Description: A field study of 78 small commercial customers in the SMUD service territory

Fast ADR to Enable Integration of Renewable Resources
Authors: D. Watson, N. Matson, J. Page, S. Kiliccote, and M. A. Piette, LBNL; etal, KEMA  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 6/2012  Description: This study examines how fast automated demand response (AutoDR) can help mitigate grid balancing challenges

Walnut Valley Unified School District
Publisher: Southern California Edison  Date: 11/2012  Description: Summer Discount Plan & Demand Bidding Program Help Walnut Valley Focus Spending on Quality Education

Railex
Publisher: Southern California Edison  Date: 11/2012  Description: Auto-DR Puts Railex® on Energy Saving Track

The Irvine Company
Publisher: Southern California Edison  Date: 11/2012  Description: The Irvine Company Achieves Dramatic Energy Savings for Commercial Real Estate with SCE

Con Edison Case Study Interview
Authors: Dan Delurey, ADS; Col Smart, Con Edison  Publication: Association for Demand Response + Smart Grid  Date: 8/2012  Description: The Commercial System Relief Program is a demand response program focusing on peak shaving of load for our distribution system

Gulf Power Case Study Interview
Authors: Dan Delurey, ADS; David Eggart, Gulf Power  Publication: Association for Demand Response + Smart Grid  Date: 7/2012  Description: Energy Select allows customers to pre-program their HVAC systems and water heaters to respond to variable prices

Auto DR Assessment Study
Author: Albert Chiu, PG&E   Date: 2/2008  Description: Auto-DR price and reliability signals are used to automate the response to dynamic pricing as well as conventional demand response

PJM Case Study Interview
Authors: Dan Delurey, ADS; Pete Langbein, PJM Interconnection  Publication: Association for Demand Response + Smart Grid  Date: 10/2012  Description: PJM coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity across 13 states and the District of Columbia

Progress Energy Carolinas Case Study Interview
Authors: Dan Delurey, ADS; Bob Donaldson, Progress Energy Carolinas  Publication: Association for Demand Response + Smart Grid  Date: 6/2012  Description: Energy Wise Home is a residential direct load control program and itís a switch-based program with no thermostats

Reliant Case Study Interview
Authors: Dan Delurey, ADS; Bill Harmon, Reliant  Publication: Association for Demand Response + Smart Grid  Date: 9/2012  Description: Reliant's eSense Program is our branded name for a suite of Smart Grid enabled products and services

Donsco Melts Away Energy Costs with DR
Publication: Modern Casting  Date: 9/2012  Description: Facing enormous distribution cost increases, one company offsets energy bills with DR

The Economics of Resource Adequacy Planning
Author: Kevin Carden and Nick Wintermantel, Astrape Consulting; Johannes Pfeifenberger, Brattle Group  Publication: National Regulatory Research Institute  Date: 04/2013  Description: Why reserve margins are not just about keeping the lights on

Case Study Interview: Con Edison - Col Smart
Interviewer: Dan Delurey  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 2/2013  Description: Features Con Edison DR program focused on Peak Load shaving

Case Study Interview: Gulf Power - David Eggart
Interviewer: Dan Delurey  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 2/2013  Description: Interview with Gulf Power about one of the oldest DR programs in the US

Case Study Interview: PJM Interconnection - Pete Langbein
Interviewer: Dan Delurey  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 2/2013  Description: Interview with PJM about the evolution of how DR is participating in PJM's market

Case Study Interview: Progress Energy Carolinas - Bob Donaldson
Interviewer: Dan Delurey  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 2/2013  Description: Interview with Progress Energy regarding a switch-based program residential direct load control program

Case Study Interview: Reliant Energy - Bill Harmon
Interviewer: Dan Delurey  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 2/2013  Description: Interview with Reliant Energy regarding experiences and lessons learned on time-of-use rate plans in ERCOT

Case Study Salt River Project - The Persistence of Consumer Choice
Author: Judith Schwartz, To the Point  Publisher: Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid
Date: 6/2012  Description: Examines the role that consumer choice plays when presenting pricing options

 

 

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V. Education

Demand Response Basics
Author: Compiled by Jim Stovall, Skipping Stone  Publication: Demand Response Directory
Date: 10/2012  Description: An introduction to Demand Response

Demand Response
Author: Roger Levy, Levy Associates; Sila Killiccote & Chuck Goldman, LBNL  Publication: NARUC Webinar  Date: 5/2011  Description: Presentation on DR Objectives, Issues, and Standards

Permanent Load Shifting Program Design Lessons
Author: Chelsie Rae Lee, SCE  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012
Date: 11/2012  Description: Presentation on Permanent Load Shifting

DR Baseline Lessons Learned
Author: Mark Martinez, SCE  Conference: PLMA Fall 2012
Date: 11/2012  Description: Presentation on Baseline Calculations

Introduction to PJM
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 10/2012  Description: PJM Basic Functions, RTOs, Governance, and eTools  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

How PJM Dispatches and Controls
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 9/2012  Description: Achieving Energy Balance  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM Day-Ahead Scheduling
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 9/2012  Description: Scheduling Reserves, Costs, and the Two Settlement Process  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM DR Ancillary Service Markets
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 11/2012  Description: Regulation, Synchronized Reserve, and Day Ahead Reserve Markets
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PJM Economic DR Training
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 11/2012  Description: Economic Participation, Customer Baseline, and Settlements  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM Emergency Load Management
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 9/2012  Description: Load Management Registration and Event Notification  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM Load Serving Entity Requirements
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 11/2012  Description: Comparison of LSE Functions and RTO Functions  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM Markets Overview
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 10/2012  Description: Local Marginal Pricing  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

NERC Primer
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 9/2012  Description: Setting standards for reliable operation of the bulk power system

PJM Reliability Pricing Model
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 11/2012  Description: Reliability Pricing Model Resources and Auctions  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

PJM System Operations for Load Serving Entities
Author: PJM Staff  Publication: PJM
Date: 11/2012  Description: Market Operation, Regional Planning, and Grid Operations  Note: This is a large file and may take a moment to load.

Performance Based Regulation Glossary
Date: 06/2012  Description: Glossary of Terms Used in Demand Response Programs for Regulation Services

Integrating Distributed Energy with Distribution Management
Authors: Brian Seal and Robert Uluski, Technical Executives, EPRI  Publication: EPRI
Date: 09/2012  Description: An EPRI Overview on Managing Distributed Energy Resources

The Evolution of Communications for Demand Response
Authors: Howard Ng, VP Technical Sales, Comverge  Publication: Comverge
Date: 05/2014  Description: A look at the evolution of demand response communications from paging to Wi-Fi detailing strengths and weaknesses of each.

 

 

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VI. Regulatory Information

FERC Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering 2-11
Author: FERC   Date: 2/2011  Description: Results of the 2010 Advanced Metering and Demand Response Survey.

FERC Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering 11-11
Author: FERC   Date: 11/2011  Description: Results of the 2011 Advanced Metering and Demand Response Survey.

PJM Petition to FERC for Demand Response Program Changes
Author: Wright& Talisman   Publication: FERC  Date: 3/2012   Description: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.'s submission of revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff) and the Amended and Restated Operating Agreement to support its ongoing efforts to dispatch Demand Resources on a more targeted and efficient basis.

Integrating Variable Energy Resources into Organized Markets
Presented by: ISO/RTO Council   Date: 8/2011  Description: Briefing summarizing White Paper on Variable Energy Resources, System Operations, and Wholesale Markets

DR-The Second Half of the Wholesale Market Equation
Authors: Jon Wellinghoff and David Morenoff, FERC   Publication: Energy Law Journal
Date: 2/2007  Description:Recognizing the Importance of Demand Response

DR Compensation in Organized Wholesale Markets March 2011
Publication: The Federal Register  Date: 3/2011  Description: White Paper on Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets

DR Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets August 2010
Publication: The Federal Register  Date: 8/2010  Description: White Paper on Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets

DR Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets March 2010
Publication: The Federal Register  Date: 3/2010  Description: White Paper on Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets

EPA Easing Emissions Rule for DR Generators
Author: Jeff Beattie  Publication: The Energy Daily  Date: 2/2012  Description: Opposition to rule exempting for 15 hours annually backup diesel generators used as part of "emergency" DR programs

Face Off Over DR Compensation Rules
Author: Glen Boshar  Publication: SNL Energy Power Daily  Date: 5/2010  Description: Proposed FERC rule to reform DR compensation rules is praised by large industrials, assailed by the Electric Power Supply Association

FERC Allows DR to Receive Full Market Price
Author: Glen Boshar  Publication: SNL Energy Power Daily  Date: 3/2011  Description: FERC allows RTOs and ISOs that operate organized energy markets to pay DR resources the market price for energy (LMP)

FERC Motion to Establish a Regulation Conference
Author: Monitoring Analytics, LLC  Publication: Federal Register  Date: 2/2013  Description: Proposal for a FERC Ordered Conference on Regulation Rules and Payments

EPA Issues New Emission Rules for Diesel Generators
Author: Cassandra Sweet  Publication: Dow Jones Newswires  Date: 1/2013  Description: New emission rules and implications

Testimony Regarding Coordination Between the Gas and Electric Industries
Testimony of: FERC Commissioner Philip D. Moeller  Publication: US House Committee on Energy and Commerce  Date: 03/2013  Description: Testimony on efforts to address the challenges of coordinating the functioning of the natural gas and electric markets

California's New Building Code: A Grid-Smart Thermostat in Every Facility
Author: Jeff St.John  Publication: Greentech Media  Date: 04/2014  Description: Mandated OpenADR enabled thermostats, lights, and buildings create new opportunities.

US FERC largely approves PJM's changes to demand response program
Author: Bobby McMahon  Publication: Platts  Date: 05/2014  Description: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given the go-ahead to proposed changes to PJM's demand response program.

Appeals Court Throws Out FERC's Demand-Response Order
Authors: Jeremy P. Jacobs and Hannah Northey, E&E reporters  Publication: E&E publishing  Date: 05/2014  Description: FERC Order 745 Overturned

FERC Seeks En Banc Review of Demand Response Ruling
Author: Claire Cameron  Publication: Utility Dive  Date: 06/2014  Description: FERC has asked for an en banc review of the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit's three-judge panel decision to scrap FERC Order 745

FERC to Seek En Banc Review of Demand Response Ruling
Publication: Transmission & Distribution World  Date: 06/2014  Description: Further reporting on FERC's request for en banc review of the decision to scrap FERC Order 745

 

 

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VII. Standards Information

Demand Response And Standards
Author: David Holmberg, ASRAE  Publication: BACnet Today & the Smart Grid   Date: 11/2011
Description: Article on the Role of Buildings in the Smart Grid

Bringing Technology from Laboratory to Market
Author: DRRC Staff  Publication: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  Date: 2/2011
Description: Open Automated Demand Response Standards and Commercialization

Smart Grid Standards and Interoperability
Authors: Girish Ghatikar, LBNL; Rolf Bienert, Open ADR Alliance  Publication: Grid-Interop 2011
Date: 12/2011   Description: This paper describes the Smart Grid standards and systems interoperability through Open Automated Demand Response Standard (OpenADR) conformance development process.

Smart Buildings vs. Green Building - Talking a Different Language
Author: Jim Newman & Travis Sheehan, Linnean Solutions  Publication: FM Link  Date: 2/2013
Description:What a Facility Manager needs besides a BCS to manage a building's energy consumption

Smart Grid and Systems Interoperability - OpenADR
Authors: Girish Ghatikar, LBNL; Rolf Bienert, The OpenADR Alliance  Publication: LBNL Proceedings
Date: 12/2011  Description: Paper looks at the standards development, certification, and testing processes of various DR interested parties

NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Standards
Authors: National Institute of Standards and Technology staff  Publication: Office of the National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability  Date: 10/2010  Description: NIST fulfills its requirements by the EIS Act of 2007 to coordinate development of a framework to achieve interoperability of Smart Grid devices and systems

A Framework for Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Demand Response
Authors: Tim Woolf & Erin Malone,Synapse Energy Economics; Lisa Schwartz & John Shenot, Regulatory Assistance Project  Publisher: FERC  Date: 2/2013  Description: Five suggested tests for the demand response program cost-effectiveness framework

Measurement & Verification for Demand Response
Authors: Miriam L. Goldberg & G. Kennedy Agnew, DNV KEMA Energy and Sustainability  Publisher: FERC
Date: 2/2013  Description: Guidance on methods for measurement and verification (M&V) of DR in wholesale and retail markets

 

 

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VII. International

Alberta Electric's Efforts to Expand DR
Author: Kerry Bleskan  Publication: SNL Energy Power Week  Date: 3/2011
Description: Eight recommendations for AESO

DR Evolution with International Urban Integration Initiatives
Presenter: Jayant Kumar, Alstom  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: Global DR: What the US can learn from experiences around the world
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A Demand Response Action Plan For Europe - Regulatory Requirements and Market Models
Author: Smart Energy Demand Coalition Publisher: Smart Energy Demand Coalition Date: 6/2013
Description: The SEDC has developed 10 rules for enabling DR participation in the markets,
including the wholesale, balancing, reserves and other system services markets.

Working with Demand Response in Europe
Publication: Smart Energy Demand Coalition  Date: 11/2012  Description: White paper on the reality for companies working with demand response in Europe

Honeywell Implements Automated DR Pilot for C&I Facilities in Europe
Author: Kevin Carden, Director and Nick Wintermantel, Principal Astrape Consulting  Publisher: Eastern Interconnection States' Planning Council  Date: 01/2013  Description: Paper provides a number of informative conclusions to assist regulators in reviewing the reasonableness of resource adequacy plans.

How to Lose Half a Trillion Euros
Author: Unknown  Publication: The Economist  Date: 10/2013  Description: Renewables are forcing the Utilities of Europe to take a long look at the survivability of their business

Demand Response in Europe
Presenter: Mihai Petcu, CODA Strategies  Conference: PLMA Spring 2013  Date: 4/2013
Description: The integration of renewables is the biggest challenge currently facing European network operators

Exclusive report: RWE sheds old business model, embraces energy transition
Author: Karel Beckman  Publication: Energy Post  Date: 10/2013  Description: Germany's largest power producer, has decided to radically depart from its traditional business model to enabling the renewable energy sector

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