Court Deals Setback to Demand Response, Cleaner Electric Transmission Grid

Look for demand response opponents to use a recent federal court decision as ammunition to erode use of the resource in wholesale markets, warns NRDC's John Moore  writing here with colleague Allison Clements. A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. has handed a major setback to one of the cornerstone reforms for a cleaner, more intelligent … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Up; Demand Response Down in PJM Capacity Auction

Energy efficiency cleared PJM’s forward capacity auction in record amounts this year, indicating again that the resource fares well when it competes with power plants in wholesale markets. PJM Interconnection holds the capacity auction each spring to ensure that it will have enough future resources within its turf. The grid operator serves an area … [Read more...]