Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

Demand Response: A High-Reward Solution to Reduce Energy Use, Emissions and Costs

DR EN coverBy Mona Yew, Anders Hove, & Merisha Enoe

With its heavy reliance on coal-fired power, the electricity sector is China’s largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Increasing power sector demand response – a component of demand-side management – can support China to better incorporate renewable energy into the grid, cut emissions, achieve ambient air pollution targets, and support the growth of new industries.