Earlier today Paul McArdle from WattClarity published this article which commented on Tasmania’s unfolding energy crisis. Paul mentions that some of the biggest energy users in the state are helping to conserve precious water supplies by agreeing to some substantial reductions in electricity consumption in what can be described as ‘an unwelcome form of Demand Response’. After negotiations with the Premier and Hydro Tasmania, some of the energy users being asked to reduce their load include Bell Bay Aluminium, Tasmanian Metallurgical Company (TEMCO) and Norske Skog.
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Thursday, September 24 2015
Last week, Paul McArdle from Global-Roam posted this article to WattClarity. Paul is booked in to speak at the 2015 All Energy conference about what role Demand Response might play in a future environment where intermittent generation sources supply a significantly higher…
Wednesday, October 8 2014
On Wednesday the founder and CEO of Altus Energy Strategies, Michael Williams published an article on WattClarity which outlined what topics need to be considered when businesses develop an energy strategy. Amongst the options discussed are methods of demand response…
Monday, June 23 2014
This afternoon we posted this article on WattClarity, exploring how the proposed new buy-back mechanism (one potential form of Demand Response in the NEM) might impact on the way in which prices are set for the NEM.
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: