Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

FERC

Breaking Through the Policy Barriers to Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Energy storage technology is ready to transform the way we use, manage, and view electric energy. However, the question remains: are we prepared for it? Last year, the U.S. market saw an unprecedented expansion of 221 MW of deployed storage, up 243 percent from 2014.

Going Deeper: Why Program Administrators Should Care that Demand Response is before the Supreme Court

Supreme Court, Electric Power Supply Association, demand response, peak demand, energy, energy efficiency, dynamic load management, program administrator, FERC

UPDATE: On January 25, 2016, the Supreme Court voted to reverse and remand the lower court's decision, reaffirming FERC's jurisdiction over compensation levels for demand response in wholesale markets.

Utility Mergers: Where Does Energy Efficiency Fit In?

UPDATE: The Maryland Public Service Commission approved the merger by a 3-2 vote on May 15, 2015, as did the Delaware Public Service Commission on May 19, 2015.