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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 insights 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 insights and our desktop/mobile app, PowerRadarTM.
  • Participate without disruption leveraging on-site generation such as standby generation for DR.
  • Ongoing support provided by our dedicated Demand Response Operations team.
Average revenue per MW per year for a large business customer
Access to your curtailment planning and performance data anytime, from anywhere with PowerRadar
Device-level sensors in our Pro offering, bringing you real-time data

Discover how energy optimization can power your sustainable growth

How does Demand Response work?

Why Centrica Business Solutions?

  • Energy insights solutions and curtailment automation maximize value.
  • Fully managed solutions that simplify inherent market complexity.
  • Utilize DERs for DR participation.
5 ISOs
Access across 5 ISOs in North America
Our proven track record in DR markets
Total DR load under management in North America

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

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

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.