Utility demand response programs are limited to what their customers are willing to do. It can be difficult to predict the response to a demand response program during peak loads.
Goals and Objectives
To use the customers smart thermostats to manage individual customer loads under a program. This provides a predictable load reduction that can be used as a DER.
Smart meters, smart grid components, grid analytics, customer information systems, GIS, cloud, social, and cognitive
Use Case Summary
Use customer devices to provide demand response capabilies to utility