2021 Potential and Goals

This page includes 2021 Potential and Goals Study as well as its related materials and data.  It also includes information about activities conducted by the Commission during the process of creating the 2021 update of the Energy Efficiency Potential Goals Study. The Potential and Goals Study will inform the Commission’s next adoption of updated energy efficiency Goals, scheduled for 2021.

Resources:

2021 Potential and Goals Workshop and Webinars:

2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Draft Result Workshop
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 12:30pm - 5pm

The CPUC invites stakeholders to attend the 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Draft Results workshop, presenting the Draft 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study and related studies.

The Draft 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study was released via ruling on April 23rd. Parties to the R1311005 proceeding are invited to submit comments per instructions in the ruling. 

The draft 2021 Potential and Goals Study results, as well as the 3 supplemental studies, and a dashboard to explore the results are all currently available above on this webpage. 

Presentation Slides

Recording of Workshop | Recording Password: 7vHaApjU

Agenda Item

Time

PART 1 - Intro & Low Income

  • Introduction
  • Low Income Study

12:30 – 1:25

PART 2 - High level Methodology & Results

  • Potential analysis overview
  • Results and key takeaways

1:30 – 2:30

PART 3 - Key Topics Methodology & Results

  • Industrial/Agricultural Market Saturation Study
  • Market Adoption Characteristics Study
  • Fuel Substitution
  • EE-DR sensitivity
  • IRP integration
  • COVID-19 sensitivity

2:30 – 4:15

PART 4 - Policy Discussion

4:15 – 5:00

 

Event address for attendees:   https://cpuc.webex.com/cpuc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e49bb277d10617822bdae30419accf9d1  

Event number:                  187 566 7905

Event password:               2021PG

Video Address:                  1875667905@cpuc.webex.com 
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Past Workshops:

DAWG Meeting: 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study - Top-Down Study and Addressing COVID Update
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm 

The meeting will be held via webinar-only.  See details below:

https://cpuc.webex.com/cpuc/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee9529e83cff0169c46d869c4d602c6e2

Meeting number: 146 538 1436

Password: DAWG2021

Join by phone 
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Access code: 146 538 1436
 
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Please join us for an upcoming Demand Analysis Working Group (DAWG) meeting: 2021 CPUC Efficiency Potential and Goals Study - Top-Down Study and Addressing COVID Update on January 20th, 2021 from 1:00-3:30pm.

Stakeholders will be invited to make comments or ask questions during the meeting, and there will be an opportunity for informal written comment submission after the workshop as well.

Supporting documents:

Agenda:

Time

Topic

1-2pm

Top-down study

2-2:30pm

Addressing COVID

2:30-3pm

Reporting plans (study outputs, results data, narratives, etc.)

3-3:30pm

Open Discussion

    

 

DAWG Meeting:  2021 Low Income Potential & Goals Study Work Plan Overview
Date:  Monday, November 23, 2020
Time:  2:00 - 3:00pm

The workshop was held via webinar-only. See below for workshop information.   

https://cpuc.webex.com/cpuc/j.php?MTID=m2c11f7c12f132c6ac642c03062c81406

Meeting number: 146 816 0868

Password: DAWG2021

The webinar slides are available here.

The Low Income Work plan is available here.

We will provide an overview of Low Income Potential & Goals study work plan that is designed to inform the CPUC low income proceeding.  An agenda and materials will be posted here in advance of the workshop.  Stakeholders will be invited to make comments or ask questions during the workshop, and there will be an opportunity for informal written comment submission after the webinar as well.

    

DAWG Meeting:  2021  Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study-Modeling
Date:  Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time:  9:00 - 11:00am

The meeting was held via webinar.  See details below:

Please join us for an upcoming Demand Analysis Working Group (DAWG) meeting: "2021 CPUC Efficiency Potential and Goals Study- Modeling" on November 5th, 2020 from 9:00am - 11:00am.

Stakeholders will be invited to make comments or ask questions during the meeting, and there will be an opportunity for informal written comment submission after the workshop as well.

Supporting documents: Presentation

Agenda:  

Time

Topic

9:00-9:15am

Introduction

9:15-9:40am

Approach to calibrations

9:40-9:50am

Approach to scenarios

9:40-9:55am

Relating scenarios to IRP


5 min break

9:55-10:20am

Scenario Variables

10:20-10:50pm

Relating Scenarios to IRP

10:50-11:00am

Discussion

 

 

DAWG Meeting:  2021  Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study-Modeling
Date:  Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time:  2:00 - 5:00pm

The meeting was held via webinar-only.  See details below:

Please click on the line below to join the meeting:

https://energy.zoom.us/j/93603186499?pwd=VWtmbGtwZHF6ZWRKWmc0YjZJN3VKZz09

Password:  706109

Or iPhone one-tap:
US: 6699006833,,93603186499# or 13462487799,, 93603186499#
Or Telephone:
Dial:
US: 669 900 6833 or 346 248 7799 or 877 853 5257 (Toll Free)
Webinar ID: 936 0318 6499

International numbers available: https://energy.zoom.us/u/aZHbQ9sCX 

Supporting documents: Presentation

 

2021 CPUC Efficiency Potential and Goals Study-Measure Characterization and Data Collection Studies
Date:  Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Time:  10:30am-1:00pm

Hosted via webinar only: https://energy.zoom.us/j/94616656007?pwd=L2hWV0ZxN0ZDSWpoRmlCUlZVOC9oUT09  

Password: dawg@10


Please join the Demand Analysis Working Group (DAWG) for an upcoming webinar: "2021 CPUC Efficiency Potential and Goals Study-Measure Characterization and Data Collection Studies" on June 2, 2020 from 10:30am-1:00pm. As with previous CPUC Potential and Goals studies, this meeting will be an opportunity to explore further technical stakeholder engagement, including but not limited to methods and data. An agenda and materials will be posted in advance of the webinar workshop to the https://www.energy.ca.gov/dawg. Stakeholders will be invited to make comments or ask questions during the meeting, and there will be an opportunity for informal written comment submission after the workshop as well. During the meeting, CPUC Energy Division Staff and consultants will discuss and solicit feedback on the following:

  • Measure characterization, including for fuel substitution measures
  • Planned data collection studies including:
    • Industrial/ag subsector market study
    • Study of residential/commercial customer adoption characteristics
     

Supporting documents:  Final Detailed Work Plan for Ind and Ag Market Studies and CPUC Adoption Study Research Plan and Presentation

Link to Meeting Recording: Access Password: 6t+533#o

Agenda:

10:30-10:40 -- Introduction
10:40-11:20 -- Measure Characterization
11:20-11:40 -- Q&A/Discussion
11:40-11:45 -- 5 minute break
11:45-12:05 -- Market Adoption Study
12:05-12:15 -- Q&A/Discussion
12:15-12:35 -- Industrial/Agricultural Characterization
12:35-12:45 -- Q&A/Discussion 

For more information:
https://www.energy.ca.gov/event/webinar/2020-06/2021-cpuc-efficiency-potentials-and-goal-study-measure-characterization-and
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2021 Potential and Goals Study Kickoff
Date:  Thursday, April 16, 2020
Time:  9:00am-12:30pm
 

Hosted via webinar only: https://cpuc.webex.com/cpuc/j.php?MTID=m5b918c2601763a58b9ef0148f97e525b

Meeting number:  966 544 627
Meeting password: djsUJrXr366

04/16/20 Workshop - 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study Kickoff

The workshop was be held from 9:00am - 12:30pm.  We will provide an overview of plans for the 2021 Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study, and Guidehouse will present the Study's workplan.  Stakeholders will be invited to make comments or ask questions during the workshop, and there will be an opportunity for informal written comment submission after the workshop as well.  Supporting documents:  PG Study Workplan, Workshop slides with questions for stakeholders and Response to the Study Comments

The workshop will be held via webinar-only.  See below for workshop information.

Agenda:

9:00-10:00 -- Introductions and Overview of Group E Scope
10:00-10:45 -- Input Data - Market and Measure Characterization
10:50-11:30 -- Methodology Discussion
11:30-11:45 -- Potential and Goals Study Addititional Analysis
11:45-11:55 -- EE-DR and IRP integration
11:55-12:00 -- Reminders and Next Steps
12:00-12:30 -- Q&A and Open Discussion

  

10/30/19-10/31/19  Potential and Goals Kickoff Workshop - Approaches for Assessing Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals.

The October 30-31 workshop was an initial opportunity for stakeholders to provide feedback on several topics for the next round of the Energy Efficiency Potential and Goals Study, due to be completed in 2021.  (Further opportunities for feedback will be provided post-workshop and during the study scoping and development.) Supporting documents: Agenda, workshop topic abstracts, and post-workshop informal comments

Highlights:

  • Day 1 (Wednesday, October 30) discussed technical and methodological approaches to assess EE Potential in several areas including:  EE-DR, the industrial/agricultural sector, locational modeling & REN/CCA considerations, fuel substitution, and statewide / 3rd party programs.
  • Day 2 included a panel discussion on the evolving energy efficiency portfolio, led by Commissioner Liane Randolph, followed by a session on IRP integration methods, and a discussion of new ideas for assessing technical and market potential.

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