Demand Side Response
En Banc Hearing
En Banc Hearing - The PUC held a special public hearing Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, on alternative energy resources, energy conservation and efficiency, and demand side response (DSR) tools and programs to assist consumers. Docket No. M-00061984.
DSR Working Group Meetings
The Demand Side Response Working Group, which was originally created in 2001, was recently reconvened by Commission order. By that order, the Commission initiated an investigation into reasonable, cost-effective programs that electric distribution companies, electric generation suppliers, energy services providers and other stakeholders can implement to help retail electric customers conserve energy or use it more efficiently. This investigation is also to include an analysis of needed advanced metering infrastructure and appropriate ratemaking mechanisms that may remove any barriers to the development of energy efficiency, conservation and demand side response.
DSR Working Group Report - Report on Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Demand Side Response, and Advance Metering Infrastructure that was prepared by the DSR Working Group. Released June 6, 2007. Docket No. M-00061984.
The entire Working Group is planning to meet on Feb. 23, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hearing Room 1, Keystone Building, Harrisburg. A proposed outline of the Working Group Report will be discussed. We also will discuss the information that has been gathered by the subgroups.
Working Group Report Draft Outline - Proposed outline to be discussed at the Feb. 23, 2007, meeting.
Draft DSR Working Group Report - Released April 13, 2007.
Comments - Submitted April 30, 2007.
The Cost Recovery/Revenue Decoupling subgroup will meet after the Feb. 23, 2007, Working Group meeting, starting around 1:30 p.m. You will receive more details about the subgroup meeting from Paul Diskin.
Working Group Updates
NY State Research and Development Authority presentation and the Austin Energy presentation from the Feb. 9, 2007 conference call
Update of Feb. 1, 2007 - An update on the activities of the DSR Working Group.
Information - From the Jan. 19, 2007, DSR meeting. Available at this link you will find the meeting's agenda, a list of potential panelists as well as audio of the meeting.
Meeting of Nov. 16, 2006 - The recap of the inaugural meeting of the newly-reconvened DSR Working Group.
Following the initial meeting, Commission staff created four subgroups, including Consumer Education, Programs, Advanced Metering and Cost Recovery, and established a plan for moving forward with this group. The plan outlines overall objectives, explains the process that will be followed, describes the structure that will be used, and sets forth the timeline for the Working Group.
Summary of Existing DSR Programs (by Company) - Electric Distribution Companies submitted summaries of existing DSR programs.
DSR Working Group Plan - Dated Dec. 7, 2006.
Subgroup Proposed Summaries of Programs - Various groups submitted summaries of programs relating to DSR.
Metering Subgroup Proposed Summaries of Programs - Various groups submitted summaries of metering programs relating to DSR.
Presentations - At the Revenue Decoupling meeting held on December 8, 2006, four presentations were given.
- Summary of En Banc Comments
- PUC Staff Program Ideas
- Summary of Programs
- DSR Subgroups
- Frequently Asked Questions
Each subgroup developed a report for review.
- Technology Deployment Subgroup Report
- Consumer Surveys Subgroup Summary
- Cost Recovery Subgroup Report
- Benefits Subgroup Report
Filing & Resources
- Federal Filings
- File or Obtain Information
- Related Links & Resources
Issues, Laws & Regulations
- Electronic Data Exchange
- Section 1329 Applications
- AEPS Act
- Act 13 Impact Fee
- Act 127 (Pipeline Act)
- Port Authority Act 61
- Right to Know Policies and Procedures
- Act 120 of 2018 Working Group
- Electricity Issues
- Telecommunications Issues
- Rail Issues
- Motor Carrier Issues
- Pipeline Issues
- Water/Wastewater Issues
- Natural Gas Issues
- Verizon PA and Verizon North Joint Petition for Reclassification
- Global Telephone Order
- En Banc Hearings on Wholesale Energy Markets
- En Banc Hearing on Implementation of Supplier Consolidated Billing
- Electric Retail Markets
- Electric Competition Law
- EDC Service Outage Response Reports
- Demand Side Response
- Chapter 56 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
- Chapter 27 Railroad
- American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
- Alternative Ratemaking Methodologies
- Advanced Metering
- Act 129
- Provider of Last Resort
- Triennial Review Order
- System Improvement Charges Act 11 of 2012
- Rules Governing Termination, Reconnections, Payments, Cash Deposits
- Regulatory Information
- Railroad Regulations
- Policies to Mitigate Potential Electricity Price Increases
- Natural Gas Competition
- Court Decision Summaries
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