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Energy efficiency

US Utilities regulation

Less is more
Utilities are leading the chorus for greater energy efficiency in the US. But, as David Watkins discovers, their drive to secure profits while sellingless power is proving to be a major regulatory challenge

Demand response

The business of saying no
Rising energy prices have caused an upturn in demand response – or energy curtailment – in the last two years.Elisa Wood looks at how this is impacting power markets