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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities And Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 318. Rules Governing the Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification of the Effects of Utility-Sponsored Demand-Side Management Programs

20VAC5-318-10. Purpose and applicability.

A. This chapter sets forth minimum requirements for Virginia's electric and natural gas utilities related to evaluating, measuring, and verifying the effects of utility-sponsored demand-side management (DSM) programs consisting of demand response and energy efficiency measures. This chapter should not be construed as limiting the ability of the commission or its staff to evaluate information in addition to or beyond that identified in this chapter or to use evaluation processes and procedures beyond those contained in this chapter.

B. Effective January 1, 2018, this chapter shall apply to all electric and natural gas public utilities seeking commission approval to implement or renew a DSM program or measure.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 8, eff. January 1, 2018.

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