Demand Side Management vs Demand Response

4 Differences between Demand Side Management & Demand Response

Energy cost in different buildings and facilities, either industrial or residential, has an important impact on their general costs. Energy prices have been rising steadily in Europe in recent years, and energy consumption is increasing too. Energy professionals know that… Read More »

EU Policy perspectives: demand response

Demand Response: EU Policy Perspectives

The Paris Agreement adopted on December 12, 2015, within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by 195 member countries, marks a direction change in global energy policy. It establishes the measures to contribute to EU’s greenhouse gases (GHGs)… Read More »


RESPOND was in Sustainable Places 2018 [RESPOND EVENTS]

As part of our intent to expand the reach of RESPOND project, we attended to the event Sustainable Places 2018. From June 27th to June 29th we spent 2 days in Aix-les-Bains (France) sharing our experience with experts in the… Read More »

Demand Response: The Importance of Neighbourhoods for the project

The Power of Neighbourhood in Demand Response

Throughout the last 10-15 years, there has been many trials across Europe and in US attempting to make households save energy or time shift their energy consumption through providing direct feedback to individual homes about their energy consumption and cost.… Read More »

Aran Island Pilot Site RESPOND Project

Meet the Aran Island Pilot Site

The Aran Islands Partner in the RESPOND project is Comharchumann Fuinnimh Oileáin Árann Teoranta, or Aran Islands Energy Cooperative . This is a community owned energy cooperative which was established in 2012. It aims to help the three Aran Islands… Read More »

Project Respond at IoT Week

RESPOND Events: Our Experience at IoT Week Bilbao 2018

IoT Week 2018 was held in Bilbao, Spain from 4th until 7th June, addressing the latest trends in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain and gathering the community of stakeholders engaged in developing new IoT technologies and solutions. The RESPOND… Read More »

Respond in Energiasrenovables.com

RESPOND in the News: Spanish Media Share Insights thanks to Project Coordination by Fenie Energia

Last week our project coordinator, Fenie Energia, worked with Spanish media in order to expand the news about RESPOND. After our first offsite meeting – where all project partners meet in Aran Islands during 2 days to coordinate technical details… Read More »

Respond will participate in Digital Energy Event in Madrid

RESPOND Events: Digital Energy 2018, 31st May, Madrid [Spain]

We’re proud to announce that RESPOND will be participating on Digital Energy 2018. This event, organised by Energetica21, a leading energy industry news and events independent actor, will be held in Madrid next 31st May, 2018.  Thanks to the effort… Read More »

What is Interoperability in the context of Demand Response?

Recent advances in wireless networking and microelectronic fabrication have enabled a mass production of low-cost computationally capable miniature devices that are already changing the way we live and communicate having the profound impact on our daily life. With such large… Read More »

Demand Response - Understanding what it is and how ESCOs and Utilities will use it

Understanding DR

It is well known that peak demands have a negative impact on energy grid capital, operational cost and environmental aspects. This is mainly due to the need of utilities to deploy additional plants to address these peak demands. DR solutions… Read More »