Australian Energy Week Conference May 2021

Lance Hoch, Executive Director  and Alex Cruickshank, Principal Consultant at Oakley Greenwood recently presented on Demand Response in Melbourne for the Australian Energy Week Conference

Topics included in the workshop were

Making the most of Demand Response – opportunities and risks in the market and in the market rules

  • Understanding the need for/value of DR in various applications – RERT, FCAS and the wholesale market
  • Issues with the measurement of DR
  • Lessons from Australian and international applications of DR… and how to avoid the pitfalls
  • Update on the status and prospects for the WDR Rule change
  • Implications of the ESB’s views and the AEMC’s two-sided market program

Lance and Alex’s presentation covered the topics below, which can be viewed here


Regulatory developments in Australia in relation to demand response:

  • Wholesale Demand Response Mechanism
  • Energy Security Board consultation
  • WA Wholesale Electricity Market

Establishing the value of demand response

Measurement of demand response

Activities overseas

Related developments


OGW demand response experts have extensive experience in this area.  Please contact Lance Hoch or Alex Cruickshank should you have any related inquiries.



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