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EnerNoc and Genesis in South Island demand response market

posted Mar 20, 2012, 3:11 PM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Mar 20, 2012, 6:21 PM ]
"To provide reserve capacity, EnerNOC will contract with a robust, diverse portfolio of energy users from industries such as manufacturing, food processing, and cold storage. These users will be paid based upon the load reduction they can provide, and when an under-frequency dispatch is triggered, this load will be instantaneously removed from the grid. This innovative AutoDR resource offers benefits over traditional generation sources. For example, EnerNOC's AutoDR participants may be restored in a staggered fashion, which limits the further stress on the grid that would occur if they were all to come back online at once"

"EnerNOC will immediately begin enrolling commercial, institutional, and industrial energy users who can curtail usage with single-second precision in exchange for regular financial payments. EnerNOC's AutoDR resources will then be offered year-round to the instantaneous reserves market, which helps to maintain reliable, cost-effective, and clean energy supply throughout New Zealand"

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