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DemandResponse.com.au now accessible

Global-Roam Pty Ltd has been supporting a range of large industrial energy users with their Demand Response services for a number of years. DemandResponse.com.au has been created by Global-Roam in the past few months to provide everyone within the energy spectrum an overview of what Demand Response is and it’s…



AusNet Services release DMIA Annual Report 2013

AusNet Services have released their 2013 DMIA Annual Report. AusNet Services were awarded a $3 million ($600,000 per year) Demand Management Innovation Allowance (DMIA) by the AER for the 2011-15 regulatory period. As a condition of the DMIA, AusNet must release an annual report outlining the total amount of the…


Demand Management Case Study: Electric Vehicle to Grid Trial

AusNet Services have published a case study examining the potential for electric vehicles to provide active support to the electricity network during peak demand periods. The concept, known as V2G (Vehicle to Grid) involves the controlled export of energy from the vehicle’s battery back into the grid. “V2G enables electric…


Demand Management Case Study: Grid Energy Storage System

AusNet Services has published a case study profiling the Grid Energy Storage System (GESS) trial to explore the potential of using a large battery storage system to manage network peak demand and defer network upgrades. The GESS system is a large (1MW) battery system and smart inverter initially supporting the…


AusNet Services release Demand Side Engagement Strategy

AusNet Services have released a report outlining their ongoing Demand Side Engagement Strategy. The report outlines AusNet’s history of non-network demand management and investigates process for potential non-network options. The objectives outlined in the executive summary state that the strategy will provide one of the principal mechanisms for: Developing opportunities…


Case Study: Commercial and Industrial Customer Demand Response

AusNet Services has published this case study on commercial and industrial customer demand response. The case study details a medium sized poultry farming business in the North of Victoria. The business owner had a 24/7 requirement to keep conditions constant for their animals, and had installed temporary diesel generation to…


Demand Management Case Study: Embedded Generation

AusNet Services have published this case study detailing embedded generation at the Traralgon Power Station. The case study looks at the replacement of a single transformer at the Traralgon Power Station with the project to begin in August 2012 and end in March 2017. The delivery of EG close to…