DR Provided by Utilities
PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E each have a portfolio of DR programs that can suit different customers’ needs. While each utility offers a similar set of DR programs to its customers, the programs' details will differ from utility to utility. For more information on specific utility program offerings, please use the utility demand response links below:
DR programs offered by utilities can differ from one another in several ways. The main differences could include: compensation structure, penalty structure, event lengths and notification, availability, and reason for dispatch. Together, these differences make different programs better fits for different customers. For this reason, it is important to familiarize yourself with DR program terms before enrolling.
Utility Demand Response Monthly Reports, click here.
DR services and programs can also be offered by independent commercial entities known as “DR Providers”, also called “aggregators”. For more information about DR Providers, please click here.
An August 17, 2020 letter was issued to clarify the applicability of the CPUC's prohibited resource policy for DR programs, pursuant to Decision (D.)16-09-056, in response to extreme heat wave conditions and COVID-19 public safety considerations. Updated information on the use of PR during emergency DR events can be found in D.21-03-056 and R.20-11-003.