Most frequent questions and answers
Demand response is a technique that has been used successfully to help reduce the severity and instances of power outages by reducing the energy demanded temporarily.
Every year there are a number of days when the network infrastructure are just not able to supply the needed electricity being demanded from the grid.
If a large network of energy intensive devices can be turned down temporarily (but not off) then the all to common practice of blacking out substations may not be needed.
WireButter technology uses the DRED standard to reduce energy drawn from the grid by a device. This is not the same as turning a device off.