Tracking Energy Integration 2020

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Energy Integration

Demand response

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Demand response potential in the Sustainable Development Scenario, 2018-2040


Tracking progress 2020

2019 was a mixed year for demand-response technology. Deployment increased across the United States and Australia, as well as in some European markets. However, regulatory uncertainty in key European jurisdictions, and strategic shifts on the part of important market participants increasingly trying to consolidate their energy service and product offerings, have dampened the DR outlook. Global capacity of all forms of demand-side flexibility expanded 5% year-on-year in 2019, which is ten times lower than the level required in the SDS.