Lesson 1, Topic 1
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What is Demand Response ?

Abdulaziz July 19, 2020
  • Change in the power consumption by a customer to allow better matching of demand with supply
  • Utilities already signal a need for demand requests
    • Off peak metering encourages use in low demand times
  • Voluntary rationing is accomplished by price incentives
  • Smart metering enables response to explicit requests to reduce use to be rewarded by participants
  • Involuntary rationing, is accomplished via rolling blackouts during peak load periods