An Eskom-funded demand response (DR) pilot, for which Comverge provided aggregator and CSP services from 2011 to March 2013, achieved significant outcomes proving that the market is ready for DR. Municipalities, using ripple control relays, played an important role during the pilot but there is still much more value to be gained. This presentation showed key lessons learned, challenges encountered, and incremental benefits to municipalities well beyond conventional DR… (more)