Fifth Utility CEO ForumBackground paper: Cost Effectiveness of Utility-Driven DSM Programmes

Fifth Utility CEO ForumBackground paper: Cost Effectiveness of Utility-Driven DSM Programmes
Sector:Power Undertaken By:PricewaterhouseCoopers Year Published:2014

Evaluating the cost effectiveness of DSM programmes is essential to recognize and quantify the potential of a utility's demand side resources. This paper provides an overview of the current regulatory framework guiding the establishment of cost effectiveness for utility-driven DSM programmes in India. It also discusses the standardized tests adopted to assess the viability of programmes. Finally, it presents a case study on the evaluation of cost effectiveness of DSM programmes in a state.