2011 Statewide Evaluation of California Aggregator Demand Response Programs Volume II: Baseline Calculation Rules and Accuracy

This report provides an assessment of the extent to which modifications to the current settlement baseline calculation rules improves settlement accuracy for aggregator demand response (DR) programs operated by the three California investor-owned utilities (IOUs), Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E). Specifically, the assessment includes the statewide Capacity Bidding Program (CBP), which is operated by all three IOUs, PG&E’s Aggregator Managed Portfolio (AMP) and SCE’s Demand Response Resource Contracts (DRRC). Collectively, these programs are referred to as aggregator programs.

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