What You Should Do During a Demand Response Event

Demand response events play a crucial role in maintaining a stable and efficient energy grid, particularly on hot summer days. As a participant, your efforts help balance the grid and earn you rewards. Here’s how to prepare for and navigate these events effectively, ensuring you make the most of your participation.
June 19, 2024

Demand response events are a big part of our effort to keep the energy grid stable and efficient, especially during those hot summer days. As a participant in a demand response program like Meltek, your actions help balance the grid and earn you rewards. Here are some practical tips on what to do (and not do) to make the most out of a demand response event.

Preparing for a Demand Response Event

Stay Informed

Pre-Cool Your Home

Charge Your EV

During a Demand Response Event

Shift or Reduce Energy Usage


Don’t Forget About Passive Cooling

Gradually Return to Normal

Participating in demand response programs like Meltek creates a win-win situation for both you and the energy grid. By adjusting your energy use, you can maximize your rewards and contribute to a more sustainable energy future. Remember, every action counts, and together we can make a significant difference. Happy saving!