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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Demand Response

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Demand Response

Jesse Remillard for Zondits, February 4, 2016. Image credit: Mark Fischer On January 25, 2016, The Supreme Court ruled in favor of an appeal by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to uphold FERC Order 745, which requires wholesale market operators to pay the same price for demand reduction as for electricity supply during periods of

FERC Order 745

FERC Order 745 and the Future of Demand Response

Jesse Remillard for Zondits, December 17, 2015. Image credit: Sweetaholic The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, which was passed in 2012, required utility operators to pay the same amount for demand reduction as for generational capacity. This permitted demand response to be sold on wholesale markets. On May 23, 2014, the US court of

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