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Task 15 – Case Study – Orion Network DSM Program – New Zealand

22 February 2010

Orion Network DSM Program – New Zealand This is the 4th article in a series highlighting the case studies of DSM Task 15, Network Driven DSM. This Task demonstrated that DSM can be successfully used to support electricity networks in two main ways: 1) by relieving constraints on distribution and/ or transmission networks at lower costs than building ‘poles and […]


Task 15 – Case Study – Agricultural Pump Set Efficiency Improvement Program – India

3 December 2009

Agricultural Pump Set Efficiency Improvement Program – India This is the 3rd article in a series highlighting the case studies of DSM Task 15, Network Driven DSM. This Task demonstrated that DSM can be successfully used to support electricity networks in two main ways: 1) by relieving constraints on distribution and/ or transmission networks at lower costs than building ‘poles and […]


Task 15 – Case Study – ETSA Utilities Air Conditioner Direct Load Control Programe – Australia

28 May 2009

ETSA Utilities Air Conditioner Direct Load Control Program – Australia Introduction ETSA Utilities is the sole distributor of electricity in the State of South Australia, serving over 800,000 customers with a distribution network covering 178,000 square kilometres. In September 2003, the electricity industry regulator, the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA), established processes that required ETSA Utilities to publish […]


Task 15 – Case Study – California Automated Demand Response System Pilot – USA

18 February 2009

California Automated Demand Response System Pilot – USA In 2000 and 2001, California experienced a so-called “energy crisis” that comprised short-term shortages of electricity generation capacity following the failure of the introduction of a competitive electricity market in the State. By 2002, the immediate short-term problems had been resolved, but longer-term shortages of both generation and transmission network capacity remained. Following […]


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