Utility Dive, May 2015

“A group seeking to highlight the use of energy efficiency and demand response in Texas and Oklahoma has estimated the the Lone Star State could have saved $200 million if a small number of the state’s energy consumers had participated in a demand response program.

‘Data available from ERCOT allowed us to accurately estimate the savings for these two recent mild years,’ Doug Lewin, SPEER executive director, said in a statement. ‘Savings in more extreme weather years such as 2011 would be significantly higher.'”

Read the full article here: Report: Demand response could have saved Texas $200 million from 2012-2013