Default enrollment for time-varying rates, with an opt-out, will reduce peak demand and far more than a default flat rate with a TVR opt-in.
Reconsidering Resource Adequacy, Part 2
Capacity planning for the smart grid.
to a point. In addition, instances of high prices and critical peak pricing and rebates—when consumers realize the value of their investments in smart meters and devices—will have a positive impact on sales and deployment of such devices, ultimately strengthening the ability of the smart grid to ensure resource adequacy.