Opportunities for electric utilities to extend control of the grid to the edge have been slowed dramatically by the need for field trials to validate the economic benefits of new equipment and software capabilities.
Recently, these some of these edge technologies proved they can achieve sizable operational and economic benefits through multiple Volt/VAR optimization objectives including:
The events of 2014 continue to transition the demand response industry. Increasing technology availability, evolving business models and regulatory uncertainty continue to create navigational challenges for both vendors and utilities alike. Providers continue examine these challenges while determining what the DR market will look like in the next three years, how technology and business model evolution will effect the landscape, and what applications energy management will address in the future.Learn More