Combines smart home capabilities with the deployment of Advanced Metering Infrastructure to demonstrate a new pricing framework for residential customers.
Commission has requested further development of the advanced metering functionality deployment plan that would support the proposal.
A new optional time-of-use rate which became the default rate for new customers starting in January 2019.
A multi-year pilot testing three time variant plans.
The two-year, 17,500-customer plan is expected to drive greater use of renewables and reduce peak demand.
Guiding the state’s three major investor-owned utilities to roll-out time of use rates across the state.
Making recommendations on developing policy goals, program design, implementation and assessment.
Finding that well-designed time-of-use rates could also optimize the use of DER for grid services and limit investments in natural gas infrastructure.