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California energy commission commissioner Shiva Gunda, released a statement in response to a decision approved by the California Public Utilities Commission on the state’s demand response programs.
The decision by CPUC ( California Public Utilities Commission ) to advance the state’s demand response programs by directing the CEC to analyse and propose improvements to how are planning and accounting for this important energy resources. Looking forward to work with sister agency, utilities, and demand response providers to develop solutions which further help these programs.
Demand response programs use rate structure and economic incentives such as direct payment to get customers to shift energy use to times.