Second Utility CEO Forum Background Paper : Model State Policy on Utility Driven DSM

Undertaken By: PricewaterhouseCoopers ,    Recent Publication: 2013

The model DSM policy is a guiding document for State Governments striving to accelerate large-scale utility-driven DSM investments. The policy was extensively discussed amongst the Forum participants and covers a range of elements including definition and scope of DSM, policy objectives, DSM targets, loading order, financing of DSM programs, rewards and incentives, Monitoring and Verification (M&V) etc. The policy was developed by the Forum’s secretariat after a unanimous need expressed by the members during the first meeting.