Although many energy professionals are using these terms interchangeably, Demand Response (DR) and Demand-Side Management (DSM) are not the same thing.
However, they can definitely complement one another to help ESCOs deliver more successful, complete and effective energy management services. Advanced flexibility solutions like demand response also offer benefits beyond cost savings that typically come from energy efficiency alone.
Our latest free-to-download guide was created for energy professionals that are looking to incorporate advanced demand-side management applications and demand response into their service offering.
As smart metering programs proliferate worldwide and balancing energy supply and demand becomes more difficult (and costly) than ever, Demand Response (DR) is "having a moment" in the energy world today. Demand Response for ESCOs is real and is happening now. But is your ESCO ready for it?