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Your source for demand management information.

With industry-leading insights, we’ve gathered some remarkable data and case studies. We’ve authored white papers that document and explain. We’ve analyzed the trends, evaluated the programs, and pioneered new solutions. From breaking news to the tried-and-true, we invite you to explore our Knowledge Center and look to it as a resource.







 

White Papers & eBooks

Best Practices for Demand Management Program Design
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Demand Response, Energy Efficiency, and Customer Engagement for REPs
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Demand Response: A Distributed Energy Resource for Today and Tomorrow
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Five Best Practices in Engaging Customers for Residential Demand Response
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Getting More Out of Demand Management: Integrating Demand Response and Energy Efficiency
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How "Bring Your Own Device" Is Changing the Demand Response Model
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How Demand Response Addresses Market Power Concerns in Wholesale Electricity Markets
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Why DR Doesn't Stand for Demand "Request"
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The Evolution of Communications for Demand Response
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Understanding Air Conditioning Load Relative to Outside Temperature
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Dynamic Pricing
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Thermostat Cycling vs. Temperature Offset
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What to Look for When Outsourcing a Network Operations Center (NOC)
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Webinars

Best Practices for Demand Management Program Design
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Best Practices for Integrating Residential DR and EE Programs
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Best Practices in Recruiting Participants for Energy Management Programs
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How to Implement an Affordable Demand Response Program
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Benefits of Dynamic Pricing: Two Utility Case Studies
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Optimizing Your Demand Response Program Using Big Data and Bring Your Own Device
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PLMA DR Dialogue: Comverge's Award-Winning DR Communications eBook
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Infographics

The Benefits of Device-Based Demand Response
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Why Is Residential Demand Response So Important?
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Case Studies

Arizona Public Service

Founded in 1886, Arizona Public Service (APS) is Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company. APS partners with Comverge to deliver Peak Solutions, a direct load control demand response program, to commercial and industrial business customers in the metropolitan Phoenix and Yuma areas.
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City of Wadsworth, Ohio

Wadsworth Electric is an electric distribution system that has been owned and operated by the City of Wadsworth, Ohio, since 1916. Wadsworth selected Comverge to deploy home area network and in-home display infrastructure to implement a load control program supported by a dynamic pricing program.
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Eskom

Eskom is the largest electricity provider in Africa, generating approximately 45% of the electricity used on the continent and 95% of the electricity used in South Africa. Beginning in 2011, Eskom partnered with Comverge on a pilot to create a demand response (DR) pilot market of commercial and industrial load to reduce the strain on the power grid and prove the efficacy of DR in South Africa.
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Gulf Power

Northwest Florida-based Gulf Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a national leader in demand-side management at the residential level. The Gulf Power Energy Select program was the first fully-automated critical-peak pricing program in the country and continues to give more than 12,000 participants greater control over their energy usage. Energy Select has earned Gulf Power many accolades, including the 2013 POWERGRID International Project of the Year Award.
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Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) is one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving about two million customers. Partnering since 2009 on the Energy Wise Rewards demand repsonse program, Pepco Holdings, Inc. received the 2014 POWERGRID International Project of the Year Award for the Energy Wise Rewards program.
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Scottsboro Electric Power Board

Scottsboro Electric Power Board is a public power utlity located in northeast Alabama. In this video, Scottsboro Electric Power Board discusses the city's pilot demand response program and the use of IntelliSOURCE to provide energy management capabilities to its customers.
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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is one of the ten largest electric co-ops in the nation with 154,000 customer-members. Since 2008 Comverge has provided SMECO a pay-for-performance demand response program that is designed, owned, and operated by Comverge. 
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Tampa Electric Company

Tampa Electric Company has a service area covering 2,000 square miles in west central Florida. Tampa Electric offers the innovative Energy Planner demand-side management program to help residential customers save energy and money.
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Solutions

IntelliSOURCE Software Platform
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Demand Management for Electric Cooperative Utilities
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Demand Management for Public Power Utilities
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Demand Management for Retail Electric Providers
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