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Sector Agricultural
End-use Process Loads
2020 - 2022
SCE
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Market Characterization of the indoor agriculture market, future outlook, and savings potential. To address challenges of climate variability, population growth, and land use, there have been efforts to grow more products in urban areas. Indoor farming is beco more common but come with various...
Sector Agricultural
End-use Process Loads
2020 - 2022
SCE
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Market Characterization of the indoor agriculture market, future outlook, and savings potential. To address challenges of climate variability, population growth, and land use, there have been efforts to grow more products in urban areas. Indoor farming is becoming more common but come with various...
Sector Residential
End-use Water Heating
2020 - 2020
PG&E
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The main objective was to shift the energy use profile of water heaters on a daily basis from the 4 to 9 pm peak period to lower-cost hours thus, avoiding congestion on the grid and aligning with time of use (TOU) rates. The study assessed two different water heater technologies: smart control...
Sector Commercial
End-use Process
2020 - 2020
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Commercial dishmachines are in widespread and regular use in food service establishments. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has enacted a rebate program for door-type and undercounter-type dishmachines to foster the use of energy efficient models. Rebate applications are easy to...
Sector Commercial
End-use Other
2020 - 2020
PG&E, SCE, SDG&E
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The Goal of this project is to develop an updated approach to ADR incentives for nonresidential customers and/or third parties through literature review and data analysis. A Research Team including Energy Solutions and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab was engaged to develop a...
Sector Residential
End-use Plug Loads and Appliances
2019 - 2022
SCE
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This project’s goals are to test optimization of connected thermostats and other loads via voice commands based on TOU rate peak times and customer preferences. Voice interactions related to energy (usage, estimated bills, best times to use appliances, etc.) will undergo evaluation to determine...
Sector Commercial
End-use Plug Loads and Appliances, Lighting
2019 - 2021
SDG&E
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Advanced Lighting Control Systems (ALCS) Bench Testing – Plug Load Controls aims to revisit and refine the technology validation program developed in Phase I. ALCS Bench Testing - Plug Load Controls focuses on the plug load specific additions that are available with select ALCS and evaluates...
Sector Commercial
End-use Process Loads
2019 - 2021
SCE
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This project will help determine the effectiveness of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) in cold storage applications at Low Temperature -10 - 0 F (-23 - 18 C). Controls will also be implemented into the study to determine how compatible it is with PCMs. A total of 4 tests will be done on warehouses to...