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Demand Response (DR)

Turn energy from a cost to a revenue stream with Demand Response.

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Demand Response (DR) allows you to access incentives from Independent System Operators (ISOs) and utilities across North America by supporting the grid to better manage instability.

Our leading technology can help you gain even more value from your DR program. Combine Demand Response with the power of Energy Insight for curtailment planning that maximizes 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. 

Benefits for your business

  • Generate revenue by reducing consumption during periods of peak demand on the grid.
  • Access new markets with our automated advanced DR solution to access lucrative markets requiring fast response.
  • Minimize risk and view curtailment in real-time with Energy Insight and our desktop or mobile application PowerRadar®.
  • Participate without disruption leveraging on-site generation such as standby generation for DR.
  • Ongoing support provided by our dedicated Demand Response Operations team.
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 sensors in our Pro offering, bringing you real-time data

Download our Demand Response overview brochure and see how it can help your organization grow.

How does Demand Response work?

Why Centrica Business Solutions?

  • Energy Insight and Curtailment automation maximize value.
  • Fully managed solutions that simplify inherent market complexity.
  • Utilize DERs for DR participation.
6 ISOs
Access across 6 ISOs in North America
10yrs
Our proven track record in DR markets
500MW
Total DR load under management in North America

Take control of your energy costs while increasing resilience with energy asset optimization

Refurbish or install new on-site power generation with little or no cost using Demand Response