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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.