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Demand Response (DR) | Demand Side Response (DSR)

Demand Response (DR)

Transform your energy-consuming and generating assets from a recurring cost to a recurring revenue stream by participating in demand response programs with world-class demand side energy management tools and resources.

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Demand response programs enable organizations to earn revenue from Independent System Operators (ISOs) and utilities across North America by reducing or shifting their energy consumption to help balance the grid. Demand response services provided by demand response companies like Centrica Business Solutions can help your organization identify flexibility in your operations that can participate in DR, enabling you to maximize value from your energy infrastructure.

Get the most value out of the flexibility in the energy your organization uses, generates, and stores by leveraging our unrivaled technology for demand side energy management in combination with our deep market expertise. Combine DR with the power of real-time energy data for precise curtailment planning that maximizes revenue opportunity and minimizes risk of nonperformance. Participate in advanced DR markets with our automation tools, and use on-site Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) to support your curtailment without interruption to your operations.

How can demand response benefit my organization?

  • Add a revenue stream by reducing consumption during periods of peak demand from the grid to support grid flexibility.
  • Minimize risk and view curtailment in real-time with energy insights and our desktop/mobile app, PowerRadarTM.
  • Access more energy markets with our automated, advanced DR solution to access lucrative markets requiring fast response.
100K
Average revenue per MW per year for a large business customer
24/7
Access to your curtailment planning and performance data anytime, from anywhere, with PowerRadar
100
Device-level Panoramic Power™ wireless sensors included in our Pro offering, bringing you real-time data

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How does demand response work?

Why choose Centrica Business Solutions for demand response?

  • Identify flexibility, plan and execute precise curtailment using our energy insights and PowerRadar technology.
  • Fully-managed demand response services that simplify inherent DR market complexity.
  • Unparalleled experience demonstrated through our global presence, long-term relationships, unrivaled technology, and dedicated in-house team.
  • Deep market expertise and top-tier customer experience to identify the most revenue-generating opportunities for energy.
  • Ongoing support provided by our dedicated Demand Response Operations team.
4 ISOs
Access across 4 ISOs in North America
10 yrs
Our proven track record in DR markets
500MW
Total DR load under management in North America
Demand response resources
Reducing energy costs and driving growth
Historically, cost reduction has centered around getting the lowest rates on energy bills. Today, there are opportunities to turn energy usage into a source of revenue.