On Monday, engineering consultant Mervyn Davies posted this article on WattClarity outlining the pitfalls of several different potential demand management schemes. In his article he contrasts and compares Time of Use Demand Tarriffs, Time of Use Energy Tariffs and Controlled Load Tariffs. Mervyn highlighted “Only switching actions, which genuinely shift customer load entirely away from periods of likely network maximum demand, contribute positively to network economics. Switching actions which merely smooth the customer’s load do not.”
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Sunday, January 19 2014
Yesterday on WattClarity, we posted this article on how the demand response debate is heating up in Victoria and South Australia.
Thursday, October 29 2015
What role might Demand Response play in a (possible) future grid featuring high levels of intermittency?
Earlier this week Paul McArdle posted an article to WattClarity after speaking at All-Energy in early October. His presentation (with narration included) from the conference is available here:
Monday, August 3 2015
Ahead of his speech at the All Energy Conference in October, Paul McArdle from Global-Roam has posted this article to WattClarity detailing and explaining some unusual activity in South Australia last week.
Thursday, January 3 2019
The AEMC is currently considering 3 separate, but related, rule change proposals relating to a particular form of demand response in the NEM as noted here. Given our experience in supporting the growth of different forms of demand response in…