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Load Shift Working Group: Workshop #6

July 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

Please hold the date and time for the next meeting of the Load Shift Working Group. The in-person meeting will be held at the CPUC Golden Gate Room.


Remote call-in information:


Call in: 415-429-8160 (no PIN)



Load Shift Working Group Agenda

July 18, 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00 PM

CPUC (Golden Gate Room): 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

Remote Access:


Dial in number: 415-429-8160


10:00AM -10:20 AM: Intro and Purpose (Gridworks)

  • Introductions, updates, and overview
  • Purpose: refine our thinking on:
    • How the LSWG should think about load bidding and alternative pathways for DSM participation.
    • Variations on the PDR enhanced model.
    • How the LSWG can respond to the CPUC decision ordering the LSWG to, “consider an energy storage emission metric for any storage related proposal.”


10:20AM – 12:20 PM: Load Bidding Overview and Alternatives

  • Overview of Load Bidding and Associated Implementation Challenges – Gigio Sakota (SCE) & Alva Svoboda (PG&E)
  • Future Pathways: A Structured Discussion on Possible Future Pathways for Demand Side Market Participation (Peter Alstone – Humboldt/ Schwartz Energy Center/ LBNL)


12:20 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch 


1:20 – 1:50 PM: PDR Enhanced

  • PDR Enhanced Proposal: Nuo Tang (SDG&E)


1:50-2:40 GHG Emissions Metric for Storage

  • GHG Emissions Metric for Storage – Ted Ko (STEM)

Background: On May 15, 2018 the CPUC issued their Decision Modifying D. 16-09-056 as a part of the Prohibited Resources proceeding which states in Ordering Paragraph 3 that, “The Load Shift Working Group established in Decision 17-10-017 should consider an energy storage emission metric for any storage related proposal.”


2:40:3:00 PM Next Steps (Gridworks)

  • Recap of meeting
  • Update on future meetings:
    • August 22
      • Market product triggered/influenced by the wholesale market
      • Grid Needs: forecast of location and duration of need
      • Operational attributes
      • Distribution constraints
    • September 17
      • RA issues
    • October 17



July 18, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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CPUC Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA United States
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