New York, NY – May 30, 2018 – EnergyHub, the leading provider of connected device and distributed energy resource (DER) solutions for utilities, and National Grid, one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the world, announced the utility will use EnergyHub’s platform to expand National Grid’s ConnectedSolutions demand response program to include battery energy storage for residential customers.
National Grid is using EnergyHub’s Mercury Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) to deploy and manage all aspects of ConnectedSolutions, an innovative Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program that offers the utility’s customers rebates for installing and enrolling connected thermostats and battery energy storage.
“EnergyHub’s extensive experience managing Bring Your Own Device demand response programs, combined with the advanced capabilities of their DERMS, made them the best choice for National Grid,” said Carlos Nouel, VP of New Energy Solutions at National Grid. “After many BYOD pilots, we are ready to take the next step with EnergyHub’s platform and run a full-scale BYOD program for the benefit of all our customers.”
The Mercury DERMS provides National Grid with an end-to-end suite of solutions to manage all aspects of the ConnectedSolutions residential program, including program eligibility, device monitoring and data management, and demand response dispatch for all connected thermostats and battery energy storage systems enrolled in the program.
“National Grid is a leader when it comes to offering innovative, customer-focused programs, and the ConnectedSolutions program is a perfect example of that,” said Seth Frader-Thompson, President and Co-founder EnergyHub. “This is the first utility BYOD program in the country to include both connected thermostats and battery energy storage, so it is an exciting program for everyone involved.”
EnergyHub’s Mercury DERMS is used by more than 30 utilities across the United States to manage demand response, energy efficiency, and distributed energy resource (DER) programs. Combining sophisticated analytics with the largest ecosystem of connected device and DER partners in the industry, EnergyHub’s Mercury DERMS is the industry-leading platform for helping utilities manage both customer- and utility-installed DERs.
EnergyHub is the connected device solution for utilities. EnergyHub’s Mercury DERMS allows utilities to partner with their customers to deliver more powerful demand response and grid services using the industry's leading ecosystem of connected devices and distributed energy resources. Our Bring Your Own Thermostat® service makes millions of existing connected homes available to utilities for demand response without a single truck roll. Dozens of utilities rely on EnergyHub to deliver critical demand response services. EnergyHub is an independent subsidiary of Alarm.com (NASDAQ: ALRM), the leading technology provider of connected home solutions. For more information, visit www.energyhub.com.
About National Grid
National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company that supplies the energy for more than 20 million people through its networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.
National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Read more about the innovative projects happening across our footprint in The Democratization of Energy, an eBook written by National Grid’s US president, Dean Seavers.