Green Mountain Power’s Latest Distributed Energy Play: Smart Water Heaters for 99 Cents a Month
From Greentech Media:
"GMP is using software from Virtual Peaker, a Kentucky-based startup that was one of five to win the utility’s GMP Inspire Space contest last year, to manage these grid integration tasks, he said. “We can basically push a button, schedule water heaters to turn off at this time,” and use the resulting load drop to reduce systemwide capacity charges, or mitigate congestion on distribution circuits"
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