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…
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, 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…