Contact us: 1-800-544-5411 – Smart Grid’s Killer App Demand Response in Commercial Buildings

Posted April 1st 2011

Jon Wellinghoff, the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), noted that “[demand response] is clearly the ‘killer app’ for the Smart Grid.” 1  Since utilities across the country are implementing new rate structures with the deployment of Smart Grid technologies that can leave unprepared facilities with much higher utility bills, it is important for building managers to understand demand response, the Smart Grid and their impact on commercial buildings.