What is Demand Side Response?

UK Energy Trilemma

National Grid Products

National Grid Products

National Grid Mandate

  • Ensure Security of Supply
  • Reduce Carbon Emissions
  • Keep Energy Affordable to all

National Grid Products

National Grid Products

National Grid Products

To meet the UK Energy Trilemma, National Grid have created, and spend up to £1 billion a year on, products to reduce demand during peak periods

Frequency Products

National Grid Products

Voluntary Load Management

One of the most important issues National Grid deals with is Frequency, ensuring it stays at 50Hz at all times.

If you have instant availability to reduce or generate you can make £10's thousands per MWh

Voluntary Load Management

Voluntary Load Management

Voluntary Load Management

Various areas you can create revenue.

  • Turn Up. Take extra energy off the grid (Battery for instance)
  • Turn Down (Reduce by closing production lines etc.)
  • Turn Off (Bring onsite generation into play)

Onsite Generation

Voluntary Load Management

Capacity Mechanism

May business and public bodies have onsite generation.  Primarily used for resilience if the grid should fail.

Can you use that generation to create revenue or reduce network costs?

An easy opportunity in many cases

Capacity Mechanism

Voluntary Load Management

Capacity Mechanism

REM Ltd can help put you in contact with system aggregators who can take your onsite generation and bundle it into a bid through the Capacity.

Getting paid for availability and production and reducing import costs.

Advise & Consultancy Services

Advise & Consultancy Services

Advise & Consultancy Services

REM Ltd can help you identify potential opportunities with the Demand Side Response Market and then put you in contact with system aggregators who can take you forward to provide their services.


REM Ltd are supplier and service provider neutral.