Electricity Demand-Side Response

Published Monday, January 13, 2014

Demand-Side Response describes electricity users (the demand side) changing their patterns of use in response to incentives. It is one of several options eligible for Government support introduced by the 2013 Energy Act. This POSTnote outlines DSR, how it is provided, its role for the UK and its potential future development.

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Author: Aaron Goater

Topics: Climate change, Electricity, Energy, Energy conservation, Renewable energy

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