Demand side management definition

Demand side management means the management of customer
Demand side management means any conservation, load management, or other utility activity intended to influence the level or pattern of customer usage or demand, including home energy assistance programs;

Examples of Demand side management in a sentence

Demand side management (DSM) is part of the solution to the energy crisis.

Demand side management (DSM) emerged in the US in response to the oil price shocks of the 1970s, whereby electric utilities implemented conservation and load management measures aimed at changing both the level and timing of electricity demand among customers.

Demand side management programs specifically targeted tolow-income households can be justified on a number of grounds.


More Definitions of Demand side management

Demand side management means the same as that term is defined in Section 54-7-12.8.
Demand side management means activities, programs, or initiatives undertaken by an electric power supplier or its customers to shift the timing of electricity use from peak to nonpeak demand periods. "Demand-side management" includes, but is not limited to, load management, electric system equipment and operating controls, direct load control, and interruptible load.
Demand side management means an activity or program that promotes electric energy efficiency or conservation, the use of heat pumps, or more efficient management of electric energy loads.
Demand side management means activities, programs, or initiatives
Demand side management means utility programs, including tariffs, which encourage reduced energy consumption, either at times of peak consumption or throughout the day/year, including (i) active or controlled programs or tariffs that are designed to reduce consumption primarily at periods of peak consumption (demand response programs) and (ii) passive programs and/or measures intended to increase efficiency (energy efficiency programs).
Demand side management means those programs or activities that are designed to modify the magnitude and/or patterns of electricity consumption in a utility's service area by means of equipment installed or actions taken on the customer's premises.