December 11, 2023

Demand Response (DR)

Potomac Economics
Providers See ‘Mixed Signals’ on Demand Response in NYISO
Demand response providers in NYISO are concerned that proposed market rule changes will harm the economics of special case resources.
Big River Steel
IMM Presses MISO for New Rules After DR Market Gaming
MISO’s Independent Market Monitor suggests demand response offer floors and attestations of expected levels of energy consumption in the wake of a steel mill’s gaming of the demand response market.
Rebecca Beaulieu
State Ratepayer Advocates Discuss Role in Energy Transition

Consumer advocate representatives from all six New England states convened to discuss their role in the transition off fossil fuels.

Report Touts Value of Demand Response, Flags Challenges Facing It
A Wood Mackenzie and CPower report highlights the importance of demand response and distributed energy resources in ensuring grid reliability.
ERCOT Continues to Rely on Voluntary Conservation
ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas thanked Texas consumers for helping the grid operator survive tight operating conditions this summer.
Forrest Pearson
Minnesota PUC Mulls Lifting Ban on Aggregated DR in Wholesale Markets
Minnesota regulators discuss whether it's time to lift a 13-year ban on aggregators of retail customers bidding demand response into wholesale markets.
Big River Steel
FERC OKs $21M Settlement in Arkansas Steel Mill’s DR Scheme in MISO
FERC has approved a $21 million settlement over an Arkansas steel mill’s yearslong failure to reduce load as a registered demand response resource in MISO.
PJM MIC Briefs: Aug. 9, 2023
PJM's Market Implementation Committee endorsed one of several packages to create new rules for generators with co-located load and rejected four proposals revising how generators providing reactive power service are compensated.
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FERC Settles with 2 DR Firms over Inflated Bids in CAISO
FERC approved settlements with two demand response aggregators for allegedly bidding more resources than they could provide to CAISO’s market.
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Former Regulators: Demand Response Key to Midwest Capacity Crisis
Two former FERC chairmen are pessimistic that MISO will be able to reign in shortages or high capacity prices anytime soon.

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