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As part of a Department of Energy smart grid demonstration project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver a demand response management system (DRMS) to New York-based utility Con Edison.

Alstom says its DRMS, based on the company's e-terraDRBizNet 3.0 technology, will allow Con Edison to efficiently use consumer loads to manage energy supply and demand.

"Con Edison needed a robust, open, comprehensive and scalable solution to manage our growing demand response activities and data within a single platform,” says Andre Wellington, project manager at Con Edison. “Alstom's DRMS will help streamline our business processes, and efficiently manage and optimize our growing demand response portfolio.”

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