PG&E Issues RFI for OpenADR 2.0

July 31, 2012 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information and conceptual ideas from manufacturers and technology providers capable of supporting PG&E in testing and demonstrating an OpenADR 2.0 2-way communicating thermostat solution for Small Medium Business (SMB) electric customers within its service territory. PG&E categorize customer less than 200kW peak demand in the SMB category.

PG&E anticipates that this Request for Information will result in information that will enable them to develop a detailed set of requirements for communicating with thermostats in order to identify Suppliers that will best support PG&E’s goals for the SMB ADR Demonstration Project (Project).
PG&E is interested in OpenADR 2.0 programmable communicating thermostats (PCT) that can provide customers with greater visibility and control over their HVAC energy use for Demand Response and other energy management purpose.
Click here to download the PG&E RFI documents.
RFI submissions are due 8/17/2012.