Welcome to the Demand Side Management Technology Collaboration Program (DSM TCP)

The Demand Side Management Technology Collaboration Program (DSM TCP)  is an international collaboration of 16 countries and 3 sponsors working together to develop and promote opportunities for demand-side management (DSM). DSM offers solutions to problems such as load management, energy efficiency, strategic conservation and related activities.

The work of the DSM Technology Collaboration Program is organised through a series of Tasks and reported in a number of publications. It is managed by an Executive Committee (ExCo). Visit the News page for the latest information on our activities.


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Research Spotlight

Upcoming Events

  1. Launch of the Global Observatory on Peer-to-Peer, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy models
    2 September 2019 - 4 September 2019
    University College London Energy Institute, Central House,
    Time: 2-3 September 2019 Location: University College London Energy Institute, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0NN, United Kingdom The Observatory will operate under the framework of the Demand-Side Management Technology Collaboration Programme (DSM TCP). It will provide a platform for stakeholders across the world involved or interested in these innovative business models to exchange best practices and ultimately inform the development of policy and regulation at national and international levels. The bulk of the Observatory’s work will be driven by leading researchers in the field across countries including Australia, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the United States. Day 1 (2 September) of the launch event will consist of an International Symposium and include presentations by leading research teams from a range of countries including the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Australia and the United States, as well as presentations of peer-to-peer energy trading and community self-consumption trials at UK, European and International level. Day 2 (3 September) will consist of an internal meeting of confirmed and interested researchers from DSM TCP member countries. The focus of the day will be to introduce the Observatory to those that are interested in joining, and to discuss the programme of work for the coming six months. To register for the event, please do so by Friday the 9th of August 2019 using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launch-of-the-global-observatory-on-peer-to-peer-community-self-consumption-and-transactive-energy-tickets-65426487385 For further information, please contact Alexandra Schneiders (a.schneiders@ucl.ac.uk).
  2. Business Models Task Expert Meeting (Task 25)
    30 September 2019 - 1 October 2019
    More information to be added shortly
  3. Launch of Task on Social Licence to Automate DSM and DSM TCP event
    25 October 2019
    Friday morning (10:00-12:00): Social License and Automation Workshop Audience: ExCo and Selected experts Expert speakers discuss challenges concerning social license and automation in Australia and other jurisdictions. Topics covered will include a review of key trials, lessons from other sectors, and lessons for international and Australian stakeholders. Friday afternoon: (14:00-17:00) User-Centred Energy Systems: Promises and Possibilities Audience: ExCo, key Australian stakeholders, selected experts and policymakers What does a shift to ‘user-centred’ energy systems mean for users? What about energy suppliers, policymakers, networks, and retailers? This event will bring together key Australian and international stakeholders to discuss how a greater focus on end-users provides new opportunities and challenges. The interactive event will involve a mix of expert panels featuring local and international experts, and close with a public lecture by David Shipworth. Friday evening: sunset social drinks overlooking Bondi Beach Suggested hotels: UNSW is well connected to the city and close to Cogee beach. On the beach at Coogee: Crowne Plaza Coogee (undergoing renovation during meeting), Dive Hotel (a small casual hotel) or Coogee Sands Hotel and Apartments (use the 370 bus to get from Coogee to UNSW High St Gate 3). Small, affordable hotels in Randwick near UNSW: One of https://www.sydneylodges.com/accommodation/randwick.html (Perouse, Alison, Randwick and Avoca lodges). Bondi Junction is well connected to UNSW via the 400 bus: Quest and Meriton apartments.  
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