Tag Archives: demand response

Article: EnerNOC seems to have grossly under-represented the amount of Demand Response active in the NEM

The level of Demand Response currently active in Australia’s National Electricity Market is higher than some are estimating.

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Article: Interesting take, by battery maker Sonnen, on the “free energy” business model

Some brief thoughts on one innovative business model being introduced to the NEM incorporating batteries, demand response, and free energy

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Article: Comparison of spot (i.e. physical) and contract (i.e. financial) for calendar 2015

Over on our Demand-Response focused site, I posted an article yesterday providing a high-level comparison between contract prices for calendar 2015 and final spot prices (for the 4 mainland regions). This was in response to questions from a particular energy user.

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Article: Victoria's demand response opportunities analysed

Our Guest Author, Mike Williams, has posted his final piece of an initial series of articles about the opportunities for end users in the mainland regions of the National Electricity Market.

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Article: Pool Pass-through and DSM Opportunity and Risks in New South Wales

Mike Williams, our guest author, has returned to post some more analysis on the specifically-focused demand response site about the opportunity and risks with pool price pass-through strategy and DSM in New South Wales.

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Article: Assessing the opportunity for Demand Response in Queensland

Our guest author, Mike Williams, has posted some analysis (over on the specially-focused Demand Response site) looking at the benefits of spot exposure and Demand Response in Queensland

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Article: My review of the South Australian region for January and February 2015

Our guest author, Mike Williams, has prepared a review of January and February 2016 in the South Australia – and what it would have meant for energy users with spot exposure, using Demand Response

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Article: Spot Exposure and Demand Response in the SA Region

Michael Williams has followed-up on an earlier article on WattClarity by posting a more detailed analysis over on www.DemandResponse.com.au about spot exposure and demand response in South Australia for 2016.

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Article: Puzzling through three rule change requests

Some ideas that I have been puzzling over – about the overlaps and contradictions between 3 rule changes under consideration at the AEMC currently
1) The Demand Response Mechanism (better known as the Negawatt buyback mechanism)
2) The Bidding in Good Faith deliberation
3) The Requirement for Price-Responsive (large) Demand to bid into central dispatch

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Article: Price Response of Large Energy Users could Affect Peak Summer Demand

One of our guest authors speaks, from their experience, how price-responsiveness of large industrial users (particularly with high contract prices for Q1 2016) might impact on peak demand this summer

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