Potential implementation of demand side approach methods in ERRA countriesUploaded: 1 of September, 2008

The objective of this study is to provide the ERRA regulatory community with an overview of the wide set of tools that enable more efficient use of current electricity infrastructures by making electricity demand more responsive to developments on the supply side of the market, especially tightening capacity and associated increase in production costs. The paper provides also three case-studies on the potential implementation of demand side approach methods in three ERRA countries, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, and Republic of Serbia. The main purpose of the country-studies is to give an example on how demand response tools could be fitted to different market-structures and regulatory environments present in the ERRA community.