Resources – Reports & Presentations

Reports

CPS Energy Program Portfolio Evaluation, Measurement and Verification

CPS Energy Program Portfolio Evaluation, Measurement and Verification
Annual report to utility and municipal leadership on savings impacts of CPS Energy’s energy efficiency, solar, and demand response programs. READ

Evaluation of IESO Residential and Commercial New Construction Programs

Evaluation of IESO Residential and Commercial New Construction Programs
Savings verification, customer motivation review, and assessment of market delivery and direct employment effects for the Independent Electricity System Operator of Ontario (IESO). READ

Texas Technical Reference Manual

Texas Technical Reference Manual
Energy efficiency measures, installation requirements, and savings methodologies developed by Frontier Energy and documented in the Texas Technical Reference Manual (TRM). READ

White Paper: How Do Prepay Electricity Programs Impact Consumer Behavior?

White Paper: How Do Prepay Electricity Programs Impact Consumer Behavior?
Frontier Energy staff white paper on evaluating the savings impacts of prepay programs. READ

Smart meter data with cloud-based energy management applications evaluation

Ontario’s Green Button Connect My Data Pilot Program Evaluation Report
Independent evaluation of a pilot behavioral initiative employing smart meter data with cloud-based energy management applications. READ

ERCOT Retail Demand Response and Dynamic Pricing Report

ERCOT Retail Demand Response and Dynamic Pricing Report
Analysis of price, weather, and 15-minute interval consumption data to quantify demand response outside ERCOT’s formal energy and ancillary services markets. READ

Virtual Bidding, Wind Generation and the California Market

Virtual Bidding, Wind Generation and the California Market
Journal article investigating price volatility and virtual bidding in a market with large-scale wind generation. READ

Technology Solutions for Wind Integration: Report to DOE

Technology Solutions for Wind Integration: Report to DOE
Report with Frontier chapters on circuit monitoring and solar generation, and time-of-use rates for electric vehicle charging. READ

Effects of Wind Generation on Electricity Market Prices

Effects of Wind Generation on Electricity Market Prices
Journal article using regression analysis to examine ERCOT market trading efficiency. READ

Examining the usefulness of CAES for integrating wind generation capacity into the electric grid

Wind Generation Effects on Compressed Air Energy Storage
Journal article examining the usefulness of CAES for integrating wind generation capacity into the electric grid. READ

Did Texas’ Nodal Market Structure Impact Electricity Prices?

Did Texas’ Nodal Market Structure Impact Electricity Prices?
Analysis of locational marginal pricing in the nodal market versus balancing energy prices in ERCOT’s previous zonal market structure. READ

Day-Ahead Forward Premiums in the Texas Electricity Market

Day-Ahead Forward Premiums in the Texas Electricity Market
Journal article examining ERCOT’s day-ahead market, wind generation, and volatility of premiums. READ

White Paper: A Probability–Based Approach for Estimating Peak Demand

White Paper: A Probability–Based Approach for Estimating Peak Demand
Formal method for estimating summer and winter peak demand reduction from an energy efficiency measure. READ

Electricity Market Prices for Ancillary Services and Energy

Electricity Market Prices for Ancillary Services and Energy
The industry’s first detailed regression analysis of ancillary service prices in ERCOT’s day-ahead market, and a comprehensive analysis of all ERCOT day-ahead products. READ

Market Price Behavior of Wholesale Electricity Products

Market Price Behavior of Wholesale Electricity Products
Analysis of the wholesale prices of energy and ancillary services over a 7-year period in the ERCOT electricity market. READ

Presentations

History of the Definition of Peak Demand Reduction

History of the Definition of Peak Demand Reduction
An explanation of the various changes to the definition of peak demand since 1999, and sample calculations using various approaches. READ

Retail Demand Response and Dynamic Pricing Survey Results

Retail Demand Response and Dynamic Pricing Survey Results
Analysis and reporting on evaluation project to quantify demand reduction in various ERCOT programs during various price events. READ

Retro-Commissioning Presentation at Utility Energy Forum

Retro-Commissioning Presentation at Utility Energy Forum
Successes and lessons from evaluating CPS Energy’s commercial building RCx program. READ

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