Market Transformation Savings Working Group

The purpose of the SAG Market Transformation Savings Working Group (MT Savings Working Group) is:

  1. To provide a forum to discuss policy issues related to market transformation (MT) savings evaluation and estimation
  2. To provide an opportunity to review specific MT initiatives and the data/approach proposed to be used to develop savings, including but not limited to:
    1. Logic Models
    2. Savings/unit
    3. Total market unit data collection
    4. Natural market baseline data and projections
    5. Service territory accounting
    6. Market progress indicators
    7. The duration of any MT savings credit
  3. To discuss evaluation questions related to MT initiatives; and
  4. To discuss, and if possible, reach consensus on savings protocols for MT initiatives that may be included in the IL-TRM

​The MT Savings Working Group will report-back to the large group SAG following discussions, as needed.

Working Group Participation

  • Participation in the MT Savings Working Group is open to all interested SAG participants, unless a topic may present a financial conflict of interest or when consensus resolution is needed, such as finalizing savings protocols for specific market transformation initiatives and finalizing policy issues. SAG participants are invited to self-select into the Working Group.
  • Please contact the SAG Facilitator, Celia Johnson, to join this Working Group: [email protected]

2022 Working Group Meetings

2021 Working Group Meetings

SAG Market Transformation Savings Working Group 2021 Plan (Final)

2020 Proposed Policy Resolution

Prior Working Group Plans


2020 Working Group Meetings

  • Q1 Meeting: February 13, 2020
    • MT Savings Working Group: 2020 Plan (SAG Facilitator)
    • Proposed Resolution: MT Policy Questions
    • Update from Midwest Market Transformation Collaborative (Resource Innovations)
  • Q2 Meeting: May 19, 2020
    • MT Working Group Process Overview (SAG Facilitator)
    • MT Policy Resolution (Resource Innovations and MEEA)
    • Status Update on IL MT Initiatives (Resource Innovations)
  • Q3 Meeting: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    • MT Working Group Process Overview (SAG Facilitator)
    • Follow-up discussion on MT policies (Resource Innovations and MEEA)
    • ComEd Retail Products Platform Update
    • Stretch Codes and Building Performance Standards Project (Slipstream and MEEA)
    • Code Compliance MT Implementation Plan (MEEA)
  • Q4 Meeting: Monday, October 19, 2020
    • Update on Draft MT Policies (SAG Facilitator)
    • Commercial Food Service Pilot Update (GTI; Frontier Energy; and Resource Innovations)
    • Brief Initiative Updates
      • ComEd Retail Products Platform
      • Building Operator Certification (MEEA)

2019 Working Group Meetings

  • Meeting #1: Monday, March 11, 2019
    • IL Landscape for Market Transformation (ComEd)
    • Attribution of MT Savings (Navigant)
    • Midwest MT Collaborative (Resource Innovations)
  • Meeting #2: Friday, May 10, 2019
    • MT Savings Working Group: 2019 Plan (SAG Facilitator)
    • Outline of Framework for MT Savings Whitepaper (Resource Innovations)
  • Meeting #3: Friday, June 14, 2019
    • Follow-up discussion on MT Savings Whitepaper
  • Meeting #4: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    • Follow-up discussion on MT Savings Whitepaper
  • Meeting #5: Monday, August 19, 2019
    • Discuss final feedback on MT Savings Whitepaper (for inclusion in IL-TRM Version 8.0)
  • Meeting #6: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    • SAG MT Savings Working Group Next Steps in 2020 (SAG Facilitator)
    • Midwest MT Collaborative Update (ComEd and Nicor Gas)
    • Open MT Policy Questions (MEEA)
    • ComEd Update on MT Initiatives
    • Code Field Study Results (MEEA and ComEd)