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.
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, 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…
Thursday, March 10 2016
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…