Today, Honeywell announced that it will manage Entergy New Orleans’ Large Commercial & Industrial (Large C&I) Demand Response (DR) program.
DR provides an opportunity for customers to play a role in managing the grid by reducing or shifting electrical loads during peak periods. Under the three-year contract, Honeywell will manage all aspects of Entergy New Orleans’ program including the design, marketing, enrollment and deployment.
“Part of a clean energy future includes partnering with our large commercial customers to deliver innovative programs to help them manage electrical demand at peak times of the day,” said Derek Mills, manager of demand side management, Entergy New Orleans. “By offering a large commercial and industrial DR program, we are delivering a solution that helps manage load at key times on our network and that offers our C&I customers attractive financial incentives.”
“We are proud to lead this project and to announce the addition of the Enbala Virtual Power Plant (VPP) engine to the Honeywell DemandSites suite of solutions,” said Jamie Coffel, global offering manager, Honeywell Smart Energy. “It represents a great collaboration between Honeywell’s industry-leading solutions, our technology partners, and Entergy New Orleans as we all work to provide a more sustainable future.”
“Adding our capabilities and functionality to Honeywell’s Smart Energy portfolio gives Honeywell customers like Entergy new opportunities to orchestrate a broad range of distributed energy resources for advanced DR and other grid balancing applications,” said Trent Bowers, Enbala chief commercial officer.
C&I and Residential Customers are on the agenda for discussion at next year’s DISTRIBUTECH International, set to take place in Orlando, Florida, March 30-April 1, 2021. Learn about the customer-focused track here.