Businesses that responded to the grid emergencies included cold storage facilities, water utilities, data centers
and industrial gas processors. They helped to reduce pressure on generators that were already operating at near-maximum output as they struggled to meet demand. Companies ranging from agribusinesses to hospitals, from shopping centers to industrial manufacturers can potentially take advantage of Demand Response programs. It’s likely there will be more Demand Response required before summer is over as he damage to transmission towers in Victoria will take weeks to repair.