Demand Response

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5 things utilities need to know about "flexiwatts"

James Mandel and Mark Dyson | Aug 26, 2015 - The authors of RMI's just released "The Economics of Demand Flexibility" paper give advice about this "untapped opportunity." More...

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...
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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...

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber. more...

Ameresco and Fall River Housing Authority Execute Energy Performance Contract

Ameresco, Inc. - Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today the execution of an energy performance contract with the Fall River Housing Authority (FRHA). more...

Articles 

By Harry Valentine
On: August 18, 2015
There are occasions when the economics of transportation indicates cost benefits for commercial transportation vehicles to draw electric power from the grid, either directly in real time or during off-peak generation periods using energy storage more...
By John Redding
On: July 14, 2015
Today's electricity networks were designed on the presumption that load and generation were both predictable and slow-moving. Because of this presumption, control room operators had time to wait for the Energy Management System to identify more...
By Steve Hambric
On: April 9, 2015
Currently there's a fundamental debate taking place in the energy industry over which approach to demand management provides the most value, and it's an important discussion because utilities need to consistently justify the time and more...
By Udi Merhav
On: March 16, 2015
As the United States and countries across Europe cope with mothballed coal and gas-fired power plants, nuclear phase-out, and the integration of renewables into the energy mix, the problem of decreased available peak generation capacity more...
By Jessica Kennedy
On: January 7, 2015
Demand response is making national news thanks to some disconcerted utilities and a New Mexico senator. Utilities, including FirstEnergy and several New England generators, are petitioning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to eliminate demand more...

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Demand Side Analytics for Utilities: Strategic and Analytical Support for Decision Making at PG&E

Tuesday Sep 1, 2015 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your City

Utilities companies everywhere are bombarded with the idea of ‘Big Data,’ and must evaluate both old and new strategies to gain a competitive advantage. In an effort to do just this, PG&E created the Demand Side Analytics Team to provide more...

State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to more...

How to Implement a Successful Price-Based Demand Response Program for Residential Customers

Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Our industry has been talking about time-varying pricing for years, but to date it’s been brought to market mostly in the form of pilot deployments that reach a limited subset of customers. As a variety of catalysts converge, we’re poised more...

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