Demand Response programs pay facilities to reduce energy load during times of grid stress or high energy prices. Sometimes, the demand for energy outpaces the grid's ability to supply it, causing brownouts or blackouts. Instead of producing more energy at great expense to consumers and the environment, the grid operator can offset the imbalance by reducing the amount of electricity being consumed when demand exceeds supply. That's Demand Response, and it can be very financially rewarding for organizations like yours!
The Demand Response Contract: The Commonwealth of Virginia has selected CPower Energy Management as the Curtailment Service Provider (CSP) to deliver Demand Response programs to all state agencies and public localities who are willing and able to reduce electrical load when grid reliability is threatened. DMME manages the program through CPower to help the state come closer to meeting its sustainability goals, and support the programs that benefit Virginia’s citizens every day. Over the past three years, Virginia’s Demand Response participation has generated more than $10million in revenue for the state.
Utilities & Performance Manager
Phone: (804) 382-4217
Leigh Anne Ratliff
Account Manager - Virginia
State Energy Manager – Nam Nguyen
Email – Nam.Nguyen@dmme.virginia.gov