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Small Business Demand Response with Communicating Thermostats: SMUD's Summer Solutions Research Pilot

Publication Date: September 2009
Publishing Organization: U.S. Department of Energy, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Format: PDF

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This report documents a field study of 78 small commercial customers in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District service territory who volunteered for an integrated energy-efficiency/demand-response (EE-DR) program in the summer of 2008. The objective for the pilot was to provide a better understanding of Demand Response issues in the small commercial sector.