Soapbox: The Potential New Normal for Load Profiles September 1, 2020 By StakeholderPatrick McGarry, senior director of Power Costs Inc., discusses how recent COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders have provided insight into a potentially permanent change in electricity demand. | PNNL Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know? Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic: MISO Seeks LBA Input on Load ForecastingMISO is calling on expertise from its local balancing authorities to help improve load forecasting, RTO engineers told stakeholders. | Entergy COVID-19 Transforming MISO Load, Outage SchedulesThe MISO footprint sank deeper into the COVID-19 twilight zone in early April, with demand flattening further and some maintenance outages frozen. | MISO PJM Staff Ponder Pandemic Effect on Load ForecastThe COVID-19 pandemic was such an unexpected and unprecedented shock to the system that PJM staff are trying to prevent the RTO's near-term load forecasting algorithm from using it in its modeling. | PJM Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.