Smarter energy markets and demand-side mechanisms

  • Smarter markets claim to deliver better measurement and more flexible operations, opening more opportunities for demand respons
  • Understanding different  drivers for demand response for different actors in the electricity market and the dynamics of their relationship
  • What options might be available to develop electricity markets to facilitate smart demand response in the future?

Panel Session: What is the key to unlocking mass market participation in smart homes?

At a time when mass market deployment is starting to become a reality, we can begin to gauge the drivers and the inhibitors which are prompting the market to respond. Fears of market inertia in the smart home space are being chipped away at from a range of innovative products and offerings now coming to market. Is there a single secret to their success, a ‘killer app’? This talk explores the experiences of a range of stakeholders each looking at the market from divergent perspectives.