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Eaton teams with Pecan Street to develop next-gen residential demand response system

Eaton teams with Pecan Street to develop next-gen residential demand response system

May 6, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. and power management company Eaton are partnering to develop and test a next-generation residential demand response solution that will increase overall efficiency of the electric grid and optimize the use of renewable energy generation resources. As more households invest in solar energy, electric vehicles,Read More

Colorado Springs Utilities upgrade their demand response software, add a peak savings program

Colorado Springs Utilities upgrade their demand response software, add a peak savings program

December 3, 2018 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Colorado Springs Utilities are going to start using AutoGrid to consolidate management of its demand response resources into a unified system. With the deployment of this software, qualifying commercial and industrial customers now have the option to participate in Springs Utilities’ Peak Savings Program. This program is designed to saveRead More

Report: Indiana could save $2.3 billion via demand reduction strategies

Report: Indiana could save $2.3 billion via demand reduction strategies

February 13, 2018 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

As utility data becomes more publicly available, the more innovative ideas and solutions can be proposed. Like this: A report issued by Indiana Advanced Energy Economy finds that a combination of demand reduction strategies could avoid or defer the need for new power plants, transmission lines, and distribution infrastructure acrossRead More

How energy storage helps solar’s long-term value problem

How energy storage helps solar’s long-term value problem

December 2, 2015 at 12:30 pm 6 comments

There has been noise recently about the future economic viability of solar energy generation. The thinking is basic supply-and-demand: Solar hits peak generation during the day, when there is limited demand. So, the more solar that gets installed, the more it will compete with itself and drive down the pricesRead More

Reducing peak demand with smarter response technology

Reducing peak demand with smarter response technology

October 19, 2015 at 6:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The importance of solar as it relates to the grid and the energy future of the U.S. is fully tied to its integration and coupling with ancillary technologies. When the question, “What complementary technology us most important for solar?” was asked at SPI’s opening panel this year, the crowd respondedRead More