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Roundtable Sustainable energy
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ob Cervi, editor, CIBSE Journal: We’re here supply side because we demand what we want, when
to discuss the issue of dynamic demand we want it, everywhere – which is a crazy way to go on
management, DDM. One simple definition living. I realise how far short we fall in assisting the
of DDM is a system of high-tech control of supply side – for a start, we’re not putting systems in
both electricity supply and demand to save energy. For buildings that are capable of being sensibly dynamically
example, devices in our fridges could momentarily managed. We have to improve the link between the
switch them off to ease instantaneous peaks in demand demand and supply sides, where there is a big gap, and
the grid
across the electricity grid, thereby saving wasted energy this must take priority before we go ahead and put in
and reducing the need for back-up generators to lots of new power stations.
support the grid. Consumers could also proactively use Rachel Stanley, electrical engineer, emergent
renewable power sources to feed excess electricity back technologies team, E.ON Engineering Ltd: One of the
into the grid, saving both energy and costs. But how huge problems from the supply side of things is that
far are we from such a dynamically-managed power there is a large number of different players involved
Discussion on demand...
supply system, and what difference could this make – from the power stations that are feeding into the clockwise, from bottom left:
to a nation’s energy carbon footprint? grid but contracting with supply companies, to the grid
Rachel Stanley, David Frise,
Terry Wyatt, consultant to Hoare Lea and a CIBSE feeding into the local network, to suppliers selling to
Damon Hart-Davis, Paul
Kingston, Paul Lazarevic,
past president: I believe it is we on the demand side individual customers. There may be huge benefits to
Terry Wyatt, Stuart Bailey,
who must take the first steps. It is a problem for the be gained from demand management, in terms of >
and Bob Cervi.
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