Demand-Side Management (DSM TCP)

The DSM TCP focuses on strategies for modifying the demand of energy from end-users using technological solutions, regulatory or financial incentives, and other means of encouraging behavioral change. 

An informed and motivated consumer is central to successful implementation of smart grids.*


  • Innovative energy services
  • Demand-side management, energy efficiency, distributed generation and storage
  • Behaviour change: theory, policies, practice 
  • Business models for a more effective market uptake of energy services
  • Effective smart grids
  • DSM University


Contracting Parties: 16

Sponsors: 3


* Graphic adapted from information provided by the DSM TCP, photo courtesy of Linda Hull

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