The US Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) has announced five new members – Duke Energy, EnerNOC, Steffes Corporation, Corporate Systems Engineering and Silver Spring Networks.
ADS has 40 members working in the demand response and smart grid industry. It seeks to establish and grow a group within the demand response field of policy makers, utility services and providers, system operators, technology companies, consumers and stakeholders.
Dan Delurey, Executive Director of ADS, said of the new members: "Duke Energy is now the largest utility in the nation, and its membership will help us expand the network of utility expertise in the organisation. EnerNOC is one of the world's largest providers of demand response, and recently, the company has staked a leadership position in energy efficiency by leveraging its automated fault detection and analytics software. Steffes Corporation is a leading provider of thermal storage systems and is now deploying technology to use them to provide DR services. Corporate Systems Engineering is one of the companies providing technology and services to utilities and others that help them manage and control the demand response resources on their systems. And Silver Spring Networks is a leading platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks that enable utilities to introduce efficiencies, integrate renewable energy, and empower customers to monitor and manage consumption.”