Estimating Demand Response Market Potential Among Large Commercialand Industrial Customers:A Scoping Study

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Demand response is increasingly recognized as an essentialingredient to well functioning electricity markets. This growingconsensus was formalized in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT), whichestablished demand response as an official policy of the U.S. government,and directed states (and their electric utilities) to considerimplementing demand response, with a particular focus on "price-based"mechanisms. The resulting deliberations, along with a variety of stateand regional demand response initiatives, are raising important policyquestions: for example, How much demand response is enough? How much isavailable? From what sources? At what cost? The purpose of this scopingstudy is to examine analytical techniques and data sources to ... continued below

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Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan,Bernie & Cappers, Peter January 1, 2007.

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Demand response is increasingly recognized as an essentialingredient to well functioning electricity markets. This growingconsensus was formalized in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT), whichestablished demand response as an official policy of the U.S. government,and directed states (and their electric utilities) to considerimplementing demand response, with a particular focus on "price-based"mechanisms. The resulting deliberations, along with a variety of stateand regional demand response initiatives, are raising important policyquestions: for example, How much demand response is enough? How much isavailable? From what sources? At what cost? The purpose of this scopingstudy is to examine analytical techniques and data sources to supportdemand response market assessments that can, in turn, answer the secondand third of these questions. We focus on demand response for large(>350 kW), commercial and industrial (C&I) customers, althoughmany of the concepts could equally be applied to similar programs andtariffs for small commercial and residential customers.

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  • Report No.: LBNL--61498
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • DOI: 10.2172/901520 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 901520
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc886349

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Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan,Bernie & Cappers, Peter. Estimating Demand Response Market Potential Among Large Commercialand Industrial Customers:A Scoping Study, report, January 1, 2007; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc886349/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.