Is demand response the Airbnb of energy?
In recent years we’ve learned to find spare capacity in all kinds of places, not least our homes. Imagine if we could do the same with our energy use? David Hill explains why Demand Response could be the Airbnb of the energy market.
The Internet of Things is enabling us to exploit tiny kilowatts of flexible capacity from everyday equipment to build a virtual power station and sell the aggregated energy back to National Grid.