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Direct versus Facility Centric Load Control for Automated Demand Response

October 2009
U.S. Department of Energy, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Demand Response, Smart Grid, utilities, electric grid, DR, ISO, residential, Independent System Operators, framework, DOE - LBL, technical paper, commercial, automation, industrial, aggregators, facilities, direct load control, events, DLC, third party entities, customer loads, control companies, facility centric load control, FCLC, enterprise control systems, future market segments

This paper will present a framework which can be used to differentiate between DLC and FCLC based upon where decisions are made on how specific loads are controlled in response to DR events.