California electric market operator welcomes demand response

Thu 03 Jan 2013
The energy industry has long recognized effective demand response (a key smart grid application) as the equivalent of a power generation asset. Now, a new California Public Utility Commission decision allows demand response "aggregators" to provide their services to the California Independent System Operator, the state's wholesale market operator. This approach contrasts with many other states and countries, where direct participation by aggregators in the wholesale market is not permitted.

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