Distribution Network Oriented Demand Response

  • Mustafa Alparslan Zehir
  • Mustafa Bagriyanik
Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)


This chapter reviews promising concepts for distribution network oriented demand response. Current demand response (DR) programs are designed for wholesale markets and utility level issues, neglecting local challenges that distribution network operators (DNOs) face in daily operation. Deployment of DR to specific parts of distribution networks can enable additional services and benefits. The literature hosts promising concepts and methods that gain popularity. However, there is a number of conflicting cases that require particular consideration. This chapter presents insight into use of DR in distribution network planning and operation with special focus on promising service opportunities, developing concepts and integration of local DR programs with utility-driven DR programs.


Electric power distribution Demand response Distribution networks Incentive-based programs Price-based programs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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