Papers and Presentations from recent Load Research & Analytics Committee meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars.

Paper Guidelines
Recent Papers and Presentations
Papers & Hot Topics
Archived Papers and Presentations
Agendas of Past Conferences

Paper Guidelines

Recent Papers

2014 Solar Home Program (pdf)
2014 Non-Intrusive Appliance Load Monitoring (pdf)
2014 Soaring Beyond BGEs Pricing Pilots (pdf)
2012 Home Manager Evaluation (pdf)
Load Impact Evaluation of SDGE's Default Residential PTR Program (pdf)
Peak Time Rebate Baseline and Payment Error Analysis (pdf)
Smart Hours Residential Pricing Results (pdf)
Facing a DR Future and the Role of AMI (pdf)
MDM for Load Research (pdf)
Smart Grid Realization at BGE (pdf)
JEA - The Smart Grid Experience (pdf)
Direct Load Control (pdf)
GridSmart Appliance Demonstration Project (pdf)
Uses for Hourly Interval Data (pdf)
2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (pdf)
CPP Load Impact Analysis (pdf)
Successfully Warehousing AMI Data - Mary Graesch (pdf)
Demand Response Potential in the Agricultural Sector - Richard Milward (pdf)
Community Comparison Using AMI Data - Timothy Hennessy (pdf)
Load Research in Support of DSM Impact Reporting - James Healey (pdf)
Seeing is Believing: How Data Visualization Improves the Assessment of Smart Grid Demand Response Program Impact - Brian Eakin & Ken Seiden (pdf)
GIS Technology Improves Process & Increases Participation in the Neighborhood Energy Efficiency Program - Farhat Williams (pdf)
Methodology for the Reconstruction of the Domestic Load Curve and Programming - Arnaud Grandjean - August 2011 (pdf)
Applying Nearest Neighbor Matching in Impact Evaluation - A Case Study at BC Hydro (pdf)
Smart Grid and AMI (pdf) (Large, 14MB File)
Developing a Framework for Forecasting the Top 100 Hours of Demand (pdf)
Smart Energy Pricing Evolution 2006 - 2011 (pdf)
Impact Evaluation for BGE's Winter SEP Pilot 2011 (pdf)
A Model of UK Domestic Appliance Use Using Artificial Neural Networks (pdf)
NCP Calculation Methods Analysis (pdf)
Smart Grid Pricing Experiment (pdf)
2009 Impact Evaluation of PG&E Smart Rate Program (pdf)
Tips for Weather Normalizing Electric Energy and Demands (pdf)
Using Load Research Data to Develop Long-Term Peak Demand Forecasts (pdf)
End Use Metering Evaluation Project (pdf)
Smart Energy Pricing (pdf)
EM&V Increasingly Important for Achieving Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Potential (pdf)
Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs In the Deregulated Texas Electric Market (pdf)
Using the Statistical Probability of Coincident Peaks to Inform the Sizing of Transformers - 2009 (pdf)
Using Load Research Data to Incorporate Energy Efficiency Impacts in the Load Forecast - 2009 (pdf)
Demand Response Load Impacts: How Do You Count Them? - 2009 (pdf)
Load Research from the User's Perspective (pdf)
Residential Vacancy Rate (pdf)
PSO Time-of-Day Pilot Program (pdf)
When to Call Demand Response Event (pdf)
Moving to New Meter Data Management System - Presentation (pdf)
Moving to New Meter Data Management System - Paper (pdf)
Residential Critical Peak Pricing Model (pdf)
Energy Industry: Future Trends and Challenges (pdf)
AMI Overview (pdf)
AMI Impact on Load Research and Forecasting (pdf)
Smart Methods for Smart Control (pdf)
Critical Peak Pricing Pilot (pdf)
ERCOT Emergency Interruptible Load Service (pdf)
Evaluating Baselines for Demand Response Programs - Paper (pdf)
Evaluating Baselines for Demand Response Programs - Presentation (pdf)
Energy Savings due to DST in British Columbia (pdf)
SmartPOWER Critical Peak Pricing (CPP) Pilot (pdf)
Issues in Demand Response Evaluation (pdf)
Time-of-Use and Critical Peak Pricing - Paper (pdf)
Installed Capacity Markets: A Load Research View of the Peak (pdf)
Navigating A Sample Installation (Presentation) (pdf)
Navigating A Sample Installation (Paper) (pdf)
Load Research for an Energy Line Loss Study (pdf)
Resurrecting a Load Research Program - Presentation - by
Susan Romer - NSTAR (doc)
Resurrecting a Load Research Program - Paper - by Susan Romer -
NSTAR (doc)
Communication Reliability and Load Research - by Bob Bress - Comverge (ppt)
ERCOT Residential Profile ID Assignments - by Diana Ott and Carl Raish - ERCOT (ppt)
Time of Use and Critical Peak Pricing - Presentation (ppt)
NMR Enabled Sample Design - Kent Mathis - JEA (ppt)
System Load Calculation for AEP Texas - Presentation - Kirk Schneider - AEP (ppt)
System Load Calculation for AEP Texas - Paper - Kirk Schneider - AEP (doc)
Adapting Load Research Sample Designs to Survive in our Changing Business Environment - Roberta Laccetti - National Grid (ppt)
Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Separate Efforts, or Two Ends of a Continuum - Susie Sides - San Diego Electric and Gas and Craig Williamson - Energy Insights (ppt)
The Localized Substation Load Relief Program at Detroit Edison - Traci MacDonald (ppt)
Weather Normalization - J.Stuart McMenamin - Itron (ppt)
When Normal Weather is Not Normal - Presentation - Karen Chiang and Diane Cunningham - Southern Company (ppt)
When Normal Weather is Not Normal - Paper - Karen Chiang and Diane Cunningham - Southern Company (pdf)
Why Normal Matters - Tim Hennessy - RLW Analytics, Inc. (ppt)
Daylight Savings Time Impact - Johnson - Southern Company (ppt)
Estimating Residential Demand - Smith (ppt)
Hurricane Impacts - Duncan (ppt)
Ercot 2003 UFE Analysis - By William Boswell and Carl Raish (ppt)
Comparing Load Profiles - Art or Science? By Roberta Laccetti - National Grid (ppt)
Leveraging The Skills of Load Research to Add to the Bottom Line - By Diane Cunningham - Southern Company (ppt)
Demand Response And The California Information Display Pilot - By Mark S. Martinez - Southern California Edison and Craig Williamson - EPRI Solutions (ppt)
Interval Meter Data In MISO Market Settlements By Michael Amiss - Midwest ISO (ppt)
TOU For Tenants: Pay For What And When You Use Electricity - By Joseph Lopes - Applied Energy Group (ppt)
Consistent Data For Faster & Better Decision Making - By Syed Aleem - DTE Energy (ppt)
Weather Normalization: What is Normal Weather? - Dave Hanna - Itron (ppt)
Modeling System Load using Weather Normalized Load Research Data - John Little - Navigant Consulting Inc. (pdf)

Papers & Hot Topics

Taking It Apart & Putting It Together: End-use TOU Estimates Using Load Research, Billing and Survey Data - by Miriam L. Goldberg (pdf)
Multi-Dimensional Sample Design Applied to the Small General Service Class of Customers - Deborah J. Olisky - Northeast Utilities Service Company (pdf)

Archived Papers and Presentations

Leveraging Load Research and Customer Consumption Data to Improve Circuit Utilization - Mark Inglis - Nexus Energy Software (pdf)
Case Studies in Advanced Thermostat Control For Demand Response - Joseph S. Lopes - Applied Energy Group, Inc. (pdf)
An Application of Bary Curves To Develop Coincident Demands - Kim Mason - Potomac Electric Power Company (pdf)
Adventures in Load Leading - Tom Lacey and Ted Wright - DTE Energy (pdf)
Analysis of the IDR Threshold Requirement at ERCOT - Carl Raish & Lindsey Turns - ERCOT (pdf)
Developing Gas Load Profiles - Dave Hanna - Itron (pdf)
Developing Load Reduction Estimates Caused By Interrupting and/or Curtailing Large Customers - Carl L. Raish - Tampa Electric Company (ppt)
ERCOT Impact Analysis of the Interval Data Recorder Requirements - Carl Raish & Lindsey Turns - ERCOT (pdf)
Using Load Research Data Analysis to Determine Number of Electric Heating Customers - Rick A. Voytas - Ameren Services (ppt)
Value of In-House Resources For Telemetered Sampling Success - Mark R. Williamson - Detroit Edison Company (pdf)
Measuring the Impact of a Load Response Program - Roger Wright & Curt D. Puckett (doc)
New Frontiers for Load Research -- Profiling, Scheduling & Opportunities (ppt)

Agendas of Past Load Research Conferences

Agenda - 2016 Annual Load Research and Analytics Conference - Joint Meeting with the WLRA (pdf)
Agenda - 2015 Annual Load Research and Analytics Conference - Joint Meeting with the WLRA (pdf)
Agenda - 2014 Annual Load Research and Analytics Conference - Joint Meeting with the WLRA (pdf)
Agenda - 2013 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2012 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2011 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2010 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2009 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2008 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2007 Annual Load Research Conference (pdf)
Agenda - 2006 Annual Load Research Conference (xls)
Agenda - 2005 Annual Load Research Conference (pdf)
Agenda - 2004 Annual Load Research Conference (pdf)
Agenda - 2003 Annual Load Research Conference (pdf)
Agenda - 2002 Annual Load Research Conference (pdf)