The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given
to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Demand-side management.” The management of customer consumption of electricity or the demand for electricity
through the implementation of:
(1) energy efficiency technologies, management practices or other strategies in residential,
commercial, institutional or government customers that reduce electricity consumption
by those customers;
(2) load management or demand response technologies, management practices or other
strategies in residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and government customers
that shift electric load from periods of higher demand to periods of lower demand;
(3) industrial by-product technologies consisting of the use of a by-product from
an industrial process, including the reuse of energy from exhaust gases or other manufacturing
by-products that are used in the direct production of electricity at the facility
of a customer.
“Department.” The Department of General Services of the Commonwealth.
“Secretary.” The Secretary of General Services of the Commonwealth.
“State agency.” An executive agency, an independent agency, a State-affiliated entity or a State-related
institution as defined by 62 Pa.C.S. § 103 (relating to definitions), including the unified judicial system and its officers
and agencies, that for the purposes of this act will be testing a new technology,
product or process in order to determine its effectiveness in promoting energy conservation,
energy efficiency or demand-side management, which new technology, product or process
conforms to the high-performance building standards adopted by the Department of General
Services under section 307(c) of the act of July 9, 2008 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L. 1873,
No. 1), 1 known as the Alternative Energy Investment Act.
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