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The Spring 1994 meeting was in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The host utility was Sierra Pacific, and the member host was Jane Sevedge. A selection of papers presented were: (1) Load Research Applications: Demand Side Evaluation by Terry Baxter; (2) Residential Customer Response to Alternative Rate Designs by Tom Noll & Terry Mayer; (3) Distributed Access to Load Research Data by Jeff Burns and John Powers; (4) End-Use Load Data Transportability: An Assessment of Current Transfer Methods by Nancy Ryan; (5) Developing Reliable End-Use Information from Metered Data by Barbara Croucher; (6) Commercial Market Segment End-Use Report by Leslie Willoughby.

In addition to the excellent papers, the Fall 1993 meeting questionnaire results were presented by WLRA Co-chair Craig Williamson.

The Fall 1994 conference experienced the southwestern hospitality in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The host utility was Public Service Company of New Mexico, and the member hosts were Herb Rooney and Roberta Kitting. The meeting included excellent presentations on a variety of subjects including load research amid restructuring; end-use load data development methodologies; rebuilding of load on the Island of Kauai after Hurricane Iniki; real time pricing; and PNM's interruptible rate's implementation experiences, Other highlights of the conference were the Commercial Kitchen Tour and round table discussions on Users' Access to Load Research Data and the Role of Load Research in DSM Measurement and Evaluation, and the group dinner in Santa Fe.

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