Can electricity demand response replace hedging?

Call & response

Electricity meter

Encouraging customers to cut their power usage in response to spikes in price or load – an increasing trend in the US – could have a huge impact on the role of energy risk managers, which would potentially reduce hedging requirements, lessen the need to invest in underused peaking plants and help to further integrate variable energy resources.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) defines demand response as, “Changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: