Monetize energy curtailment with demand management as a service

By understanding more about how and when your organization uses energy, we’ll help you uncover new ways to manage your energy load to maximize savings.

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Why AEP Energy

From start to finish, we have you covered.

Did you know that capacity and transmission charges can make up approximately 25% – 40% of your energy bill? By participating in demand management programs, your organization can save on these costs for future years. Our energy experts will analyze your usage patterns to identify the right demand management program for your organization to participate in and guide strategies for reducing, curtailing, or transferring your energy load to a distributed generation asset. In addition, we specialize in ongoing programmatic support, facilitation and result reporting and analysis. 

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    Energy Load Analyzation

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    Development & Identification of Programs

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    Implementation and Ongoing Programmatic Support

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    Results Reporting and Analysis


This should peak your interest.

There are a variety of demand management programs, such as Peak Advisory, that offer a wide range of benefits, including energy cost savings and incremental revenue for your organization. As a trusted energy consultant, AEP Energy will help you identify the right programs for your organization’s needs and offer ongoing programmatic support every step of the way.

Gain incremental revenue

Get paid for curtailing or transferring your energy load to distributed energy resources during peak hours

Achieve substantial savings

Save money on future capacity and transmission costs

Prepare for grid instability

By shifting your usage to low demand times, you can help reduce the need for planned outages when demand on the grid is high

Reduce grid demand

By curtailing load from on-peak hours to off-peak hours you can reduce the demand on the grid

Assist in meeting decarbonization goals

By reducing load or transferring load to certain distributed energy resources during on-peak hours, you can help contribute to your decarbonization goals

Our Approach

We start by understanding your organization

Our comprehensive approach to energy demand management starts with understanding your organization’s operations, energy usage and business objectives. With our analytical tools, industry knowledge and technical applications, our team of experts can help you:

    • Make informed decisions on where to focus load generation programs, including timing, and operational considerations
    • Facilitate appropriate curtailment service providers (CSPs) to administer with Regional Transmission Operators (RTOs). 
    • Facilitate registration in programs and provide ongoing programmatic support 
    • Develop a plan for event communications and post-event verification
    • Deliver ongoing reporting and analysis to track and optimize performance against goals 
    • Add incremental revenue through demand response participation while reducing costs and operational risk during peak demand events

From the blog

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