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Demand Response - Utility Commanded Load Control

November 2010
Electric Power Research Institute
Demand Response, Smart Grid, transmission, EPRI Use Case Repository, energy service providers, market operators, customer side, load control programs, grid stability, stable operation, peak deand, system emergencies, generator outages, distribution constraints

This document describes how Energy Service Providers and Market Operators administer customer side Demand Response and Load Control programs to ensure grid stability and stable operation during times of peak demand or system emergencies arising from generator outages or transmission and/or distribution constraints.