Demand Management

Demand Management

Business Driver


Demand Response is an insidious name for electricity rationing that’s now being widely touted as more fossil generation goes offline. Until electricity storage becomes clean and green every business must look seriously at the impact demand response poses. By proactively managing electricity more efficiently it’s a relatively easy to build a solid, auditable business case to request exemption based on independently reviewable documentation provided by Energy Sentinel.

Links to Regulators


Australian Energy Regulator

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NSW Regulatory Oversight

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Regulatory Oversight


The Australian Energy Regulator have approved applications to implement this type of oversight and controls with many energy providers adopting this approach since 2018. On the upside it enables smart organisations to use energy rationing as a contractual negotiating tactic. On the downside, without increased capacity added to the baseload electricity supply prices will remain high rendering many businesses globally uncompetitive.

Regulatory oversight must be a contingency smart businesses plan for