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How integrating EE & DR creates a ‘win-win’ for the utility and its customer

How integrating EE & DR creates a ‘win-win’ for the utility and its customer

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy - it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid. If you would like to watch the webinar, it can be found here. Smart ...

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What? We can build Demand Response into efficient products?

What? We can build Demand Response into efficient products?

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy - it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid. In part 2 of this blog series, I covered the communication technology ...

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What is Automated Demand Response?

What is Automated Demand Response?

Solar, wind and other forms of Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) are beginning to change how we operate the grid. While traditional forms of thermal generation, like coal, are dispatchable (called upon when needed), they are not flexible. My previous ...

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Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy - it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid. If you would like to watch the webinar, it can be found here. Uti ...

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Considerations for Demand Response Programs in the Middle East and Africa

Considerations for Demand Response Programs in the Middle East and Africa

Definition A Demand Response (DR) program is a set of organized activities to induce customers to modify, temporarily, the time pattern of energy use in response to signals from the System Operators (SO). Essentially, the SO aims to shift the peak ...

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Understanding trade allies to improve program success

Understanding trade allies to improve program success

This article is republished from the April 2017 issue of Strategies, AESP's exclusive magazine for members. To receive Strategies, please consider joining AESP. Utility demand-side management (DSM) programs rely on trade allies to market the benef ...

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GUEST BLOG: New business models for new electricity markets

GUEST BLOG: New business models for new electricity markets

The electricity systems are entering a new phase of transition. With the worldwide boom of renewable energy, decentralized and intermittent generation is taking over larger production shares each year. Now, the first effects on electricity markets ar ...

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Who should be responsible for reliability and resilience?

Energy storage and distributed renewables could produce another 'paradigm shift' for electricity networks The major changes anticipated in operating, planning, and paying for electricity transmission and distribution networks with high levels of v ...

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How does more accuracy in end-use load shapes improve impact estimation of energy efficiency and DR programs?

How does more accuracy in end-use load shapes improve impact estimation of energy efficiency and DR programs?

Background of Demand-Side Management and Evaluation in the U.S. The 1970's saw two events that forever changed the landscape of electricity production in the United States. The Arab Oil Embargo of 1973 ended the era of cheap oil at a time when oil s ...

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Next-generation demand response forecasting - increasing the accuracy and speed of your forecasts

Next-generation demand response forecasting - increasing the accuracy and speed of your forecasts

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Does this sound familiar? Your utility has demand response programs that shave peak when deployed, by between 40 and 80 MW total, depending on the day. Some of this wide variation is due to weather diffe ...

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