California is gearing up for the Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) Pilot this fall. The DRAM will use an open bidding process to enable the state’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to secure enough demand response (DR) resources to meet their resource adequacy (RA) requirements for peak demand. Participants will be able to monetize their load flexibility in new ways and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) will have help balancing and integrating the growing number of renewables. Read more about the DRAM and Olivine’s services