Demand Response

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More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jamie Smith Hopkins The Baltimore Sun - Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said 640,000 customers earned a credit on their bills last week for cutting back on electricity, the biggest test of a fledgling program aimed at reducing demand on hot days. More...

TXU Energy Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of Brighten iThermostat, Highlights Consumer Study

DALLAS, Jul 29, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - TXU Energy introduced the Brighten(R) iThermostat in 2009, making it the first two-way, Internet-enabled thermostat in the competitive electricity markets of Texas. More...

TXU Energy Tells Businesses: Demand Response Benefits Are in Easy Reach

DALLAS, Jul 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Getting paid for reducing your company's electricity consumption might sound like a deal that's too good to be true or a plan that's only for the biggest firms, but TXU Energy is helping even the smallest businesses cash in. More...
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SAIC to Address Federal Energy Challenges at Power Up Energy Expo

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Senior Systems Engineer Feras Karim of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak to government concerns, possible solutions, and successes in working toward sustainability at this year's Power Up Energy Expo, to be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., March 18-20. more...

Sensus Gains MultiSpeak 3.0 Certification for Integration With NISC iVUE

Sensus - Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company today announced that its open standards-based FlexNet communication network has achieved MultiSpeak® 3.0 certification for interoperability with the popular iVUE® system from National Information Solutions Cooperative, or NISC®. more...

SAIC Experts to Present at SOLAR Power Gen Conference

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Renewable energy experts Heidi Larson and Sean McPherson of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak on emerging markets and operations and maintenance (O&M) considerations at the annual SOLAR Power Gen conference to be held at the San Diego Convention Center, Feb. more...

Articles 

By Will Fadrhonc
On: July 3, 2014
Demand response (DR) is critical for reducing peak demand on the grid and, at the same time, avoiding system emergencies. When delivered via behind-the-meter energy storage, DR can play an even more significant role in more...
By Howard Ng
On: June 11, 2014
In April, I published the first of a series of articles in which comparing the various communications options for demand response (DR) programs. In this first installment of the series, I shared my perspective on more...
By Howard Ng
On: June 3, 2014
In a recent article, I discussed the strengths and weaknesses of a ZigBee-based advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system for demand response (DR). In the second installment of this series, I will be exploring an alternative more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: May 27, 2014
Always thought to be the more controversial side of demand response (DR) and energy management plans, the idea of utilities and energy companies employing residential demand response programs in the near future is gaining traction. more...
By Kenneth Wacks, Ph.D.
On: February 25, 2014
Power utilities may significantly reduce operating costs and increase grid reliability if appropriate pricing signals or event notices are sent to assist the balancing of power supply and demand. By sending regional prices to energy-consuming more...

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AESP Conference - Evaluators & Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway

Monday Aug 4, 2014 - Wednesday Aug 6, 2014 - San Francisco

Summer Conference & Expo San Francisco August 4-6, 2014 Evaluators and Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway The road to implementing and evaluating successful energy efficiency programs is seldom straight or smooth. Fortunately, you are not traveling alone. At more...

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