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Demand Response

Glasses Ready

Glasses Ready

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On August 21 areas of North America will experience daytime darkness as the sun is eclipsed by the moon. It’s a highly anticipated solar event, the likes of which North America hasn’t experienced since 1918. In order to learn about how the eclipse will affect the solar power industry, we  … Read More

Solar Eclipse Essentials

Solar Eclipse Essentials

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Not only has the US become more energy dependent since the last total solar eclipse took place in 1979, its energy infrastructure has become increasingly reliant on solar energy. So what will happen on August 21st when the sun is temporarily obscured by the moon?

According to the Solar Energy  … Read More

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 1

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 1

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While demand response programs can be traced back to the 1970s, the evolution of IT and data management technology has allowed utilities and independent system operators to greatly expand demand response programs in the last 10 years.

This expansion has allowed the parties, including companies offering demand resource products, to create  … Read More

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 4

Demand Response Is Now Big Business
– Part 4

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages 85% of the state’s high-voltage bulk electricity grid and offers three demand response programs: load resources, under-frequency load shed, and emergency response.

Large industrial customers such as petrochemical and air separator companies, pipelines, and oil field services participate in load resources, says Paul  … Read More

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 3

Demand Response Is Now Big Business
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Kilroy Realty has 15 commercial office buildings under contract with EnerNOC—in the San Francisco Bay area, in the greater Los Angeles area, and in the Ventura area north of Los Angeles.

Sara Neff, vice president of sustainability at Kilroy Realty, says only HVAC equipment is curtailed when a load reduction signal  … Read More

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 2

Demand Response Is Now Big Business – Part 2

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There are a broad range of demand response programs across utilities and ISOs, and, while parameters differ, all offer payments for energy, capacity, or economic response. Rich Quattrini, director of Strategic Development in the Integrated Demand Resources group at Johnson Controls, says there are standby programs offering either or both  … Read More

Demand Response Companies Enhance Customer Visibility and Control

Demand Response Companies Enhance Customer Visibility and Control

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The technological services of demand response companies such as Johnson Control’s GridConnect utilize Web-based portals that provide energy-consumers easy access as well as greater demand response participation. Centered upon demand side management, accessibility, and information gleaned from a summarized dashboard facilitates both price-based decisions in addition to efficient energy management  … Read More

Providing Backup When Failure Is Not an Option

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The backhoe dug deep into the ground, all part of the routine work involved with building a new runway extension at Concord Regional Airport. Unfortunately, the machine’s blade cut into a power line feeding a major part of Charlotte, NC, the busy city located about 15 minutes northeast of the  … Read More


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