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2005 Smart Thermostat Program Impact Evaluation

March 2005
San Diego Gas & Electric
Smart Grid, report, CPUC, San Diego Gas and Electric, SDG&E, California Public Utility Commission, Decision 01-03-073, D.01-03-073, pilot program, residential load control, demand responsiveness, Internet technology, thermostats, residential air conditioning

On March 27, 2001, the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) issued Decision 01-03-073 (D.01-03-073) mandating San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) to implement a pilot program designed to test the viability of a new approach to residential load control and demand responsiveness through the use of Internet technology and thermostats to affect residential air conditioning use.