Demand response (DR) has progressed over recent years beyond manual and semi-automated DR to include growing implementation and experience with fully automated demand response (AutoDR). AutoDR, in turn, has evolved into the specification known as OpenADR, of which the latest v2.0 presents the opportunity for the market to develop low cost products that can be securely connected over existing communication infrastructures.

This EPRI white paper provides a review of DR, an examination of the accumulated experience with AutoDR, and an assessment of the current state of OpenADR. It also includes information on existing experience with bidding DR resources in the market for ancillary services.

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