Virtual Peaker’s Shift DERMS suite manages residential electric demand. It applies machine learning and real-time control to internet-enabled appliances to reduce demand while minimizing the negative impact on the residential customer. Shift connects in-home smart devices to run residential demand response programs that leverage distributed energy resources (DERs) to reduce cost and peak load.
With Virtual Peaker’s Shift DERMS utility portal, you can:
Real-Time Data Reporting
Our Shift DERMS Suite reporting enables you to:
With Virtual Peaker’s Shift DERMS platform suite enrollment features, you:
Learn how Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is optimizing hot water heater efficiency without sacrificing customer comfort and value using the Virtual Peaker platform and Shift’s real-time control system.
"With our ability to make household loads grid-ready, combined with Virtual Peaker’s cloud-based residential energy demand response platform, we are providing our utility customers the intelligent power management solutions needed for an increasingly electrified world."
"Through our partnership with Virtual Peaker, we’re able to deliver smart charging solutions to new markets, benefiting the utilities and their customers."
"I think we're now more formal in how we go about program development as a result of working with Virtual Peaker. They helped us put a structure around the steps that have to happen for us to get up and running. We need there to be device integration, we need to make sure that the billing all works. Before, we were a little bit loose. And I think having them to be a check on us, means that we're a little more operational in how we work."
To meet rising energy demand, utilities have turned to tried and true strategies like demand response to conserve energy when customers need it the most, lowering energy costs and enhancing grid resiliency.
Building a rapport with your customers is integral in developing your demand response strategies. So how do you find the right audience at the right time to educate them on the possibilities of demand response?
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