time-of-use rates (TOU)
Price-responsive demand has long been supported by economists, but despite the significant investment in advanced meters, it has yet to take off.
A panel of experts made the argument for smarter rate design on Friday at Raab Associates’ New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable.
Pennsylvania regulators opened a rate design proceeding to encourage electric vehicle charging during off-peak hours.
Massachusetts legislators passed a compromise bill that includes a heavy offshore wind focus and provisions to boost EVs, green buildings and renewable energy.
Rooftop solar is a good start, but it will take careful design of utility rates to ensure electrification comes with carbon reductions, industry officials say.
A proposed agreement between Duke Energy and solar advocates would lower the net metering rate residential rooftop solar owners receive for their excess power.
A panel on grid modernization that closed NECPUC focused on lessons learned from the February winter storm in Texas.
The CPUC unveiled plans Friday to head off capacity shortfalls in the next two summers through additional demand-response and procurement orders.
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