Water Sector Over-Generation and Flexible Demand Response

Project Description

Pilot study exploring opportunities for the State's Water Sector to provide electric reliability through Flexible Demand Response using water storage and pumping.

Scope of Work

  • Assessed California's "over-generation" circumstance
  • Interviewed water & wastewater utilities and other stakeholders
  • Documented opportunities in case studies
  • Recommended program design & partnerships

Key Deliverables

  • Phase 1 Report: Opportunities
  • Phase 2 Report: Recommendation with Case Studies
  • Case Studies and Workshop Videos
  • Presentations to Industry Associations


Southern California Edison

Start Date:

November 2018

End Date

October 2019

Project Team

• Water Energy Innovations
• West Yost & Associates
• RMS Energy Consulting
• Surge Consultant Group


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