Cutting energy demand during the hours when prices are highest saves firms money and helps energy companies minimise supply problems, but how do businesses deliver the complex real time demand management required to make this model work?
You might baulk at the idea of letting your energy provider decide when some of your electronic devices should operate - but despite the obvious cause for concern some companies are already doing this....
The paper - which calls for a "flexible" approach to decarbonisation and for energy prices to take top priority in decision making - accused of cherry picking data and making "out-of-date claims"
Rush to cut carbon emissions by burning wood instead of coal and gas risks doing more harm than good
European countries' support for wood-based energy sources is based on a flawed assumption that they are carbon neutral
The REA's Nina Skorupska hits back at yesterday's Chatham House report which denounced the burning of woody biomass as more harmful than coal
New cable will cut carbon emissions by six million tonnes between 2020 and 2030