It’s a great day for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and supporters of demand response. Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION v. ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY ASSOCIATION ET AL., upholding the FERC’s authority to regulate wholesale demand response as well as FERCs method of compensating demand response

Later this year, NIST expects to release a draft of the Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards (“Framework”) document for a formal 60-day public comment period and the final version of the document is planned for publication in the first half of 2014. However, those attending the SGIP Inaugural Meeting received an advanced

Utilities service territories are unique in many ways, including geography and culture. Despite the differences, there are benefits gained from studying the experiences of peers. Voices of Experience|Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement provides practical advice from utilities that have implemented smart grid projects to educate and engage their customers. It’s an effort to capture the

I said 2011 was the year of the opt-out, but based on a couple of recent Commission orders, 2011 may have been a preamble. Texas, a state known for a robust competitive electric market and with millions of smart meters already installed, has decided to conduct an investigation to formally address the opt-out issue. When

November 29th and 30th, 2011, are high-powered days for those in the electric industry. Tuesday, FERC began its two-day technical conference on reliability and not too far away at the Grand Hyatt in DC, Pennsylvania-based PJM kicked off Grid 20/20, a forum to provide PJM members and policy makers with cutting-edge ideas, visions and technologies