Demand Response Programs for Business

Incentive Programs for Your Business

When your eligible business participates in a Demand Response program, you can take advantage of high electricity demands to save money and energy.

What is Demand Response?

Get to Know These Programs

Demand Response (“DR”) programs offer incentives for reducing your electricity use when the demand for electricity is high. During these periods, we may call a DR “event.” You’ll be asked or remotely signaled to reduce your energy usage. In return, you may receive bill credits, a reduced rate, or other forms of compensation. You may also be eligible to receive extra incentives if you allow DR-enabling technology to be installed in your business.

Whether you’re a commercial, agricultural, or industrial customer, you can choose from a variety of DR programs from SCE and independent third parties that can help you save energy and money.

Demand Response Fact Sheet >

How will I get notified about an event?

There are a variety of ways that you can receive notifications about a DR event, including mobile app alerts, text messages, email, and phone calls. 

You can also easily search past and current DR events with our online tool.
 

SCE Demand Response Programs

Explore the wide variety of SCE incentive programs available for businesses of all industries and sizes.

Third Party Demand Response Programs

These third parties provide additional DR services that can help you manage and lower your business energy use.
 
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AMS pairs commercial and industrial customers with technologies like behind-the-meter battery storage and automated load control to participate in utility programs and wholesale markets.

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Easily participate in demand response using your smart thermostats, smart plugs, lighting, EVs, batteries, or any of your devices. Save energy and receive payments throughout the year with AutoGrid patented technology.

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Chai Energy is a user-friendly mobile application that helps customers find ways to save energy and reduce their bills. Chai uses energy data to find savings through electric vehicles, rooftop solar, efficient appliances, demand response programs, time of use energy rates, and behavior changes in the home.

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CPower is a leading national provider of demand-side energy management solutions. CPower operates and offers several demand response and demand management programs in the SCE utility territories including: Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM), Capacity Bidding Program (CBP), and through its partnership with Stem, the SCE-LCR program which combines energy storage and demand response. Find out more about CPower’s SCE offerings.

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In California, EDF Trading North America, LLC is a Scheduling Coordinator and a Demand Response Provider (DRP). EDF Trading North America, LLC provides services to large commercial and industrial customers that allow them to economically manage their own demand response programs, or EDF Trading North America, LLC can act on behalf of the customer as DRP.

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Learn how to get paid for charging your electrical vehicle (EV)! Owners of eMotorWerks’ or its partners’ EV charging stations can earn money by helping to balance the grid and facilitate the wider use of renewable energy.

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Curtail energy costs and maintain day-to-day business operations. We specialize in monitored, measured and verified energy savings to provide incentives to our demand response customers.

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EnergyHub’s programs enable and incentivize customers to use their internet-connected thermostats, water heaters, EVs and other connected products to save energy at times of peak demand.

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Earn revenue while helping to stabilize the grid by participating in demand response with EnerNOC. We are the global leader in DR, and we are committed to making your participation as easy as possible while maximizing your revenue potential.

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Specializing in Demand Response aggregation and AutoDR, we work with restaurants, retailers, schools, cities and water operators, along with commercial and industrial customers of all sizes, to leverage every kW possible.

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Automated demand response, enabled by intelligent energy storage, co-optimized with energy bill reduction services.

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Earn revenue and save energy by participating in the Capacity Bidding Program (CBP). Through Innovari Market Solutions, participants become partners in determining curtailment strategies and incentives.

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IPKeys Power Partners is a leading provider of Demand Response resources and solutions across the United States. We provide an advanced Auto DR platform with our Energy Interop Server & System™ (EISS™) system and customer tools to enable our customers to participate in a broader range of Demand Response including Capacity, Reserves, Energy and Rate Optimization programs.

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Leap is a marketplace for grid services, allowing every electrical device to help balance the grid, regardless of capacity, availability and location.

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The ultimate win-win energy solution, demand response programs benefit all energy users. NRG Curtailment Solutions will work your organization to recommend specific reduction strategies as well as provide real-time training and support so your facilities can maximize each program’s market benefits.

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Save energy. Get paid. Join OhmConnect’s free service to earn weekly payments for saving energy. Receive text or email notifications when it’s time to save, and connect smart devices to fully automate your OhmConnect experience.

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Stem’s unique artificial intelligence for energy storage, Athena™, delivers the benefits of DR without disruption by automatically responding to events and shifting energy use away from the most expensive times. As a member of Stem’s LCR network, achieve real-time energy optimization with heavily discounted service rates, guaranteed cost savings, and no capital outlay.

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Swell is a smart, clean energy company on a mission to modernize the grid by delivering smart energy solutions to consumers, utilities and grid operators.

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Tesla Energy now offers Powerpack customers the opportunity to see additional savings from their storage systems. By harnessing the energy in your Powerpack when it is not needed for bill management, Tesla’s algorithms create additional revenue for you, while providing valuable services to the grid.

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THG Energy‘s OpenADR-certified technology enables customers for intelligent, automated demand response. Our proprietary hardware and software solution combines flexible controls, down-to-the-minute monitoring, and market intelligence to make participating in demand response programs straightforward and valuable to both customers and the electricity grid.

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Viridity Energy Solutions is a leading demand response, demand management, and battery storage solutions provider. Through its flexible and turnkey VPower™ software-as-a-service and services platform, Viridity maximizes energy revenue and savings for customers.

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