Third-party DSM program sponsor

What is Third-party DSM program sponsor?

Third-party DSM program sponsor meaning An energy service company (ESCO) which promotes a program sponsored by a manufacturer or distributor of energy products such as lighting or refrigeration whose goal is to encourage consumers to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, change the time of usage, or promote the use of a different energy source.


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)