For a subject that many have dismissed as too far into the future or not yet commercially viable, it seems there’s been a sudden change of heart.
As we go into Christmas after one of the hottest Novembers on record, all eyes are on Climate Change and the correlation between global warming and levels of CO2 reaching record highs.
If there was a sure-fire way to save money on essential overheads such as energy costs, any business would be keen to adopt it, right?
That’s the verdict from npower Business Solutions, which suggests 69% of energy managers aren’t aware of its use
Harnessing the potential benefits of Demand Side Response can be greatly enhanced by choosing the right partner. But discerning the claims of one provider over another can be challenging. A new industry Code of Conduct hopes to create a more level playing field…
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Site resilience and Demand Side Response are often seen in opposition. But the reverse is true – and can in fact be mutually advantageous, especially if your business could benefit from improving security of supply.
When asked about the merits of Demand Side Response (DSR), energy managers are likely to reference cost savings and the potential for revenue generation. They may well talk about increased site resilience too. But rarely are the environmental benefits highlighted.
npower’s own Real Estate Team became a guinea pig to trial DSR when the npower Business Solutions team first offered it back in 2010. Here they share their journey and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
The non-commodity element of energy costs is set to push prices up considerably over the next few years – yet research by YouGov finds awareness of this seems limited. Energy market expert Ben Spry shares the detail behind the forecasts and assesses the impact Demand Side Response can provide to help mitigate price rises.