Energy innovations to follow in 2017

1. DEMAND RESPONSE Balancing the supply and demand of energy across the National Grid is a constant game of careful planning and skillful execution. Add the intermittent nature of wind, solar and tidal energy into…

A significant improvement in Demand Side Management communications technologies towards smart appliances direct control

Data has been transmitted across a national electricity grid for the first time, in what could be a significant step towards the creation of virtual power stations, where many thousands of homes and businesses combine…

Utilities must think like a retail company when it comes to demand response

 Energy demand response programs are in high demand, according to a study by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International; however, capturing this demand is proving to be a challenge for most of the…

Energy Storage for Demand Response Program

The Glasgow Electric Plant Board is installing Sunverge Energy’s smart energy storage devices as part of the utility’s effort to significantly reduce emissions during times of peak demand for its customers in southern Kentucky. The…