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.
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…
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.
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…
Thursday, August 20 2015
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…