13.08.330 – Bidding or selling of system demand response

  1. General prohibition against bidding or selling system demand response.  Except as provided in subsection B of this section, the customers of the SCMEU are hereby restricted and precluded from bidding or selling demand response into any organized electric or ancillary services markets operated or administered by PJM (or any successor independent system operator or regional transmission organization) or otherwise participating  in such markets with any demand response resources whether directly or through a third-party aggregator.
  2. Exception to general prohibition.  Notwithstanding the general prohibition stated in subsection A, above, the SCMEU, acting with and through its power supplier, Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), is hereby approved, authorized and permitted to operate as a Curtailment Service Provider with respect to demand response resources within the City’s municipal electric utility system, including any generation owned by the City, and to offer and sell such demand response resources into programs and markets of PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. or its duly authorized successor.  Participation shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the IMEA’s Demand Response Program, a copy of which is attached as Appendix A, as such program is amended by the IMEA from time to time.
  3. All costs incurred by the SCMEU for implementation and continued operation of the Demand Response Program will be the direct responsibility of the customer.  Costs will be billed to the customer at the time the expense is incurred.  These costs include the cost of metering equipment, monitoring equipment, communication devices, communication services, extra meter reading (if required), maintenance of equipment, equipment replacement, billing expense and any other additional costs directly or indirectly related to this program.  Charges include cost for equipment, labor or both.
(2011-M-7: § 3)