Objections to Demand Response are Ludicrous

Demand response is making national news thanks to some disconcerted utilities and a New Mexico senator. Utilities, including FirstEnergy and several New England generators, are petitioning the Federal Energy Regulatory…

Exelon and Pepco Holdings to Join Forces

On May 30, Exelon Corporation filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to acquire Pepco Holdings.  Approval will allow Exelon Corporation, the leading nuclear operator in the...

Baseline basics for demand response programs

Once a baseline is determined, participants work with their DR provider to create a reduction action plan that includes their committed capacity, the usage level that a facility has to...

FERC Chairman Wellinghoff Resigns

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff announced his intention to resign in the upcoming months.  In an email, Wellinghoff affirmed that he will “continue as chairman and voting on…

Renewable Energy Gaining Ground According to FERC Report

Renewable energy is gaining ground as new electric generation projects are being built, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) latest Energy Infrastructure Update for October, 2012.  The report’s…