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NERC Submits Comments on FERC’s Draft Demand Response National Action Plan

On December 4, 2009, NERC submitted comments in response to FERC’s October 28, 2009 document entitled Possible Elements of a National Action Plan on Demand Response, Discussion Draft.  NERC explains that its comments focus on the third objective identified in the Commission’s demand response discussion draft pertaining to the development or identification of analytical tools, information, model regulatory provisions, model contracts, and other support materials for use by customers, States, utilities, and demand response providers.  NERC’s comments also focus on the fundamental concepts it believes are necessary to reliably integrate high levels of Demand Response into the bulk power system.  To read NERC’s comments, click here.