J.R. Tolbert, AEE’s senior director of state policy, discusses the importance of this Supreme Court case in creating a new market for state demand-response programs.
“It’s incredibly important for FERC Order 745 to be upheld, because that’s the way that demand-response programs are going to see the greatest number of benefits and the greatest amount of avoided costs,” said J.R. Tolbert, senior director of state policy for Advanced Energy Economy.
“Regardless of what happens at the Supreme Court, states should not turn their back on demand response,” said AEE's Tolbert. “Demand response is a key component of energy planning as all states move forward. However, a court ruling that affirms that demand response can participate in wholesale markets is the best structure for realizing the full potential and benefits of demand-response programs.”
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