Demand side response in power market competition can control market power, optimize resources distribution and realize virtuous and stable market operation. This paper introduces the concept of demand side response and the importance of its application. Furthermore, the paper shows how to operate a demand side response item and how to evaluate the result. At last, the paper points out that Chinese power market should learn from foreign experience to made good use of demand side response and carry it out in a planned and stepped way.
Power Demand Side Management