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Why are you not creating a joined-up demand management strategy?

A few weeks ago I launched a diagnostic to provide you with insights and recommendations on how to improve your demand response program. The results are starting to reveal some exciting, and somewhat scary, patterns. One such pattern is the omission of a Utility...

Is this the elephant in the room for demand response?

I first became aware of the impact peak demand has on the price a consumer paid for electricity about eight years ago.  It was during the period I was given the opportunity to lead Smart Energy for a large Asian utility. I have been fascinated with the topic ever...

The NW: 5 steps to successfully scaling out demand response

Later this year I plan to publish my third book, working title "The NW: Five steps to successfully scaling out demand response".  If you are in the demand response space, especially if you are a utility trying to implement demand response, I'd love your help and...

Why I feel we have no DER/DR standards

I continue to receive great feedback on my recent paper that explores the concept of Victoria leveraging its investment in its advanced metering infrastructure to become a Smart State.   One piece of feedback, with quite a few ‘likes’ from our community, challenged my...

Don't we owe it to Victorians to explore becoming a Smart State?

Earlier this week I released a paper exploring the possibilities of Victoria becoming a Smart State. The idea was the result of discussions with a range of peers since I first wrote a blog on the topic in July 2016.   I released the paper hoping to create a...

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