Demand Responsiveness Decreases Cost and Carbon
Read this case study to 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.
Implemented their PowerMinder program to meet aggressive net-zero carbon goals, while maintaining profitability.
Introduced universal TOU rates to all its customers, to illustrate how consumption affects price.
Learned household consumption patterns and then optimized power usage in response to TOD pricing, power demand, and customer preferences, all using Virtual Peaker's end-to-end platform.