Proposed Decision Adopting Metrics to Measure Smart Grid Deployments
The California Public Utilities Commission released a much awaited proposed decision on March 20th regarding metrics to measure the deployment of the smart grid in the PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E service territories.
The consensus metrics can be found in Attachment A to the proposed decision. The consensus consists of 19 metrics that the utilities will report on as part of their annual reports.
Specifically, the metrics are related to Customer/AMI metrics; plug-in electric vehicle metrics; storage metrics; and grid operations metrics.
The Decision does establish 4 technical groups to address
1) updates or revisions to the metrics adopted herein, if needed;
2) the creation of metrics related to cyber-security;
3) the creation of metrics related to environmental
4) the creation of broad goals to focus all stakeholders toward a
Opening Comments on the proposed decision are due Monday April 9. Reply comments on the proposed decision are due Monday, April 16.