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  • Stress Testing Demand Response – Forbes: Surges in energy usage, such as during a heat wave when electricity is in great demand, puts significant stress on the grid, increasing the threat of brown and blackouts. During these times, utilities may request customers participating in so-called “demand response” programs to reduce their energy consumption (or switch to onsite power supplies) by a pre-determined amount, thus ensuring the stability of the grid… (more)

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