Growth in DR for commercial sites is also being driven by expanding deployments of smart meters and advanced metering infrastructure, which are expected to pick up in the small and medium-sized market segment. This development will make it considerably easier for businesses and institutions to participate in the economic DR market, where they can take advantage of dynamic pricing to obtain reduced rate structures, according to the report.
The report, “Demand Response for Commercial Buildings”, provides a detailed examination of the growing worldwide market for demand response in the commercial sector. The market opportunity and technology issues for DR in commercial facilities are explored, and market drivers and inhibitors are examined. The report also includes in-depth analyses of regional trends and profiles of 19 key industry players, along with market forecasts for load curtailment and revenue, segmented by region and by segment, through 2018.