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From direct load control to flexible grid management: The evolution of demand response
Clare Valentine, Amy Schmidt | March 17, 2021
Utility demand response is moving from traditional one-way direct load control programs to flexible, dynamic approaches that meet grid needs, maintain high customer satisfaction, and support increased adoption of renewables. We’ve identified five trends that are leading this transition.
Go with the Flow: Visions for Connected Water Heaters
Clare Valentine | December 31, 2019
Controlling your customers’ water heaters can provide grid benefits with minimal customer impact, but utilities are just beginning to unlock their potential. In this Forum session, we discussed innovative approaches to water heater load management and explored the value these programs deliver.
Innovation Showcase: Focus on Omega Grid
Alanya Schofield | December 11, 2018
Don't miss the next presentation in our Innovation Showcase series. Learn about Omega Grid, a blockchain software company that turns any grid into an open and safe marketplace that enables customers and devices of all sizes to earn rewards for changing their energy usage during pricing events.
What are the fundamentals of demand response?
Clare Valentine | May 14, 2018
Wondering what demand response (DR) is and whether you should be doing it at your utility? We provide the basics of DR and explain the short- and long-term benefits to utilities and their customers alike.
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Assessing Your C&I Load-Defection Risk
Matthew Burks | March 1, 2018
Are you prepared to address the threat of load defection in your territory? Join us to learn why your commercial and industrial customers are weighing their energy options as well as how you can assess and quantify your risk before it's too late to do anything about it.