This Flex Library holds the latest research and information on new load flexible technologies consistent with California’s building energy efficiency, appliance, and load management standards and current demand-side management program and policies.

  • Transactive Incentive Signals to Manage Energy Consumption

    This project proposed a transactive incentive signal to manage energy consumption (TIME) system design [...]

  • Price- and Load-Responsive CTA-2045 Controls for HPWHs

    The hot water industry's recent adoption of communication capabilities and the CTA-2045 protocol enable [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • Federal Energy Management Webinar: Summer Reliability and Emergency Load Reduction Program Non-Residential Direct Enrollment

    These presentation slides from the Federal Energy Management webinar in August 2022, include information [...]

    Lead Organization: Olivine
  • Federal Energy Management Webinar: SCE Critical Peak Pricing

    These presentation slides from the Federal Energy Management webinar in August 2022, include information [...]

  • Federal Energy Management Webinar: California IOUs Capacity Bidding Programs

    These presentation slides from the Federal Energy Management webinar in August 20222, include information [...]

  • Federal Energy Management Webinar: Base Interruptible Program

    These presentation slides from the Federal Energy Management webinar in August 2022, include information [...]

  • EcoThermostat Optimization Pilot

    eco+ is a thermostat optimization platform developed by ecobee to improve the energy performance [...]

    Lead Organization: ecobee
  • Communication Requirements for Price-Based Grid Coordination

    This paper outlines a system architecture and communication technology infrastructure to enable dynamic pricing [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • Can distribution grid infrastructure accommodate residential electrification and electric vehicle adoption in Northern California?

    This paper explores the ways utilities will need to upgrade the electric distribution grid [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Spotlight | Valuation: Exploring Costs and Benefits of CalFlexHub Technologies

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Spotlight | Usability and Stakeholder Needs in CalFlexHub

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: UC Davis
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Project Showcase | Residential Technologies for Equitable Adoption

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Project Showcase | Model-Predictive Control

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Project Showcase | Field Project Outlook

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
    Lead Organization: SkyCentrics
    Lead Organization: UC San Diego
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Opening Remarks

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Load Flex Lessons | California Utilities

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
    Lead Organization: SMUD
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Keynote | A Bright, Flexible Future: 7 GW for 7M

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: From California to the Capitol: Unlocking Load Flexibility Nationwide (Keynote Part 2)

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Olivine
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: From California to the Capitol: Unlocking Load Flexibility Nationwide (DOE Keynote Part 1)

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2023: Building a Load Flexibility Industry

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2023 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Google Nest
    Lead Organization: Rheem
    Lead Organization: Nostromo
    Lead Organization: OhmConnect
    Lead Organization: Elexity
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Water Heating Technologies (Commercial and Residential) Project Showcase

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Utilities and Load Flexibility Project Showcase

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: SMUD
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Upcoming Funding Opportunities with the California Energy Commission

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Residential Building Technologies Project Showcase

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Opening Remarks and Welcome

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Load Flexibility and the California Energy Commission Keynote

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Department of Energy and Load Flexibility

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

  • CalFlexHub Symposium 2022: Commercial Building Technologies Project Showcase

    The CalFlexHub Symposium 2022 featured speakers from across the Hub's ecosystem. This presentation features [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • Advanced Strategies for Demand Flexibility Management and Customer DER Compensation

    The CPUC Energy Division White Paper and Staff Proposal describes a roadmap to enable [...]

  • Accelerating Decarbonization with the California Load Flexibility Research and Deployment Hub

    This paper describes the California Load Flexibility Research and Deployment Hub (CalFlexHub), a four-year [...]

    Lead Organization: Berkeley Lab
  • 2022 Load Management Rulemaking

    Building on the CEC’s new Market Informed Demand Automation Server system, staff proposes to [...]