FERC and DOE develop implementation proposal for National Action Plan on demand response
12 July 2011Energy Alert
The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released their jointly developed proposal for the implementation of the National Action Plan released by FERC on 17 June 2010, as required by section 529 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The National Action Plan, which was developed with input and participation from a broad range of stakeholders, identifies means for states to maximize and support cost-effective demand response actions, as well as analytical tools for demand response design, evaluation, and analysis. The implementation proposal is relevant to both current and prospective demand response providers, and builds on the National Action Plan by identifying the following actions which can be taken by federal, state, and private sector organizations to implement the Plan.
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