Using Energy Efficiency to Meet Peak Electricity Demand

November 14, 2019

This webinar discusses the report Peak Demand Impacts From Electricity Efficiency Programs analysis showing that energy efficiency can be a cost-effective option for meeting peak power needs, and how utilities are using their EE programs to reduce peak across the grid. Historically, quantification of the costs and benefits of electricity efficiency programs have focused largely on the economic value of annual energy reductions. With increasing need for a more flexible and resilient electricity system, and changing costs for generation, utilities must take into account all characteristics of efficiency programs — including peak demand reduction — to ensure a reliable system at the most affordable cost. 

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