Microsoft Report on the 2009 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and the Smart Grid

I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 2009 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid several weeks ago at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. I represented Microsoft as part of Tuesday’s keynote session featuring U.S. Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, and North American…


Demand Response Programs Work to Lower Energy Use: Ziphany and KCP&L

It’s clear that in order to meet the combined challenges of finding new sources of clean energy and at the same time planning for increasing demand for electricity that we need an approach that looks at all options for optimizing the energy value chain. Indeed, one option is demand response programs that pay electric customers…