Load Management Group
In partnership with PLMA, this group is for practitioners from energy utilities, solution providers, and trade allies to share load management expertise and explore innovative approaches to program delivery, pricing constructs, and technology adoption.
The necessary evolution
- Apr 1, 2023 3:17 pm GMT
The necessary evolution
If there is an universal characteristic in the consumption profile of companies and institutions, it is CHANGE.
There are so many variables that influence consumption! A set of them is linked to what happens in the economy. Another, in the strategy for conducting activities.
Contracting kW demand is a very strict deal. And rightly so, as the electricity sector's production chain is capital intensive and, in order to serve the customer, massive financial resources need to be amortized.
I created an innovative concept that brings a new opportunity to customers and the utilities that serve them.
I coined it DFE (Demand Flexibility Exchange). This is a "mechanism" for exchanging contracted demand differences among customers of the same electricity concessionaire.
It is a "zero sum game". Customers exchange differences in their contracted demands, however, keeping the sum of all demands UNCHANGED.
And what are the advantages?
CUSTOMERS now have a way to adjust their demands and reducing their associated costs, which are higher following the traditional contractual arrangement.
CONCESSIONAIRE (1) offers a "value-added" solution for its customers and (2) increases the performance of the investments made, as the same total contracted demand will deliver a greater volume of energy (an "idle" contracted demand at a customer, when transferred to another customer, becomes "active").
If you would like o know more about this innovation and explore its possibilities, just get in touch with me
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