Power Management & Automation

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Whether you generate, transmit, distribute or consume electricity, today's energy market is more complex than ever. With increasing demand and a scarcity of new supply resources, the need to maintain power availability and manage energy cost has taken on added importance. Schneider Electric is proud to provide a comprehensive set of solutions to allow energy providers and energy consumers to meet the challenges of building the new Smart Grid.

Get Paid to Manage Your Energy Costs

Demand response programs provide a simple way for facility managers to get paid for returning discretionary energy back to the power grid when it is stressed.

What is Demand Response

Demand response is an electric market mechanism by which consumers reduce consumption in response to energy price fluctuations, demand charges, or a direct request to reduce demand when the power grid reaches critical levels. Facility managers have the ability to manage their electric consumption as an asset instead of an expense that must be paid every month.

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Are you earning your share?

Demand response program participants can earn back 5-25 percent of their annual electric energy costs. Typically, facilities also find demand response as a means for better integration into their business processes and way to begin treating electricity as manageable cost. The revenue generated from demand response participation is often used for capital improvements such as equipment upgrades. Demand Response earnings values vary based on speed, location, and willingness to participate. These factors can mean the difference in hundreds of thousands versus tens of thousands of dollars.

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Demand response programs provide a simple way for facility managers to get paid for returning discretionary energy back to the power grid when it is stressed.

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