IJREE- Volume 2 Issue 3 Paper 3


Author’s Name : Mohamed Yousuf S | Balamurugan S

Volume 02 Issue 03  Year 2015  ISSN No:  2349-2503  Page no: 11-16


Abstract – Today, Demand Side Management (DSM) is an integral part of resource planning or least cost planning. The resources are developed in such a way as to minimize present or future costs. Due to increase the fuel and energy costs, utilities have started thinking of energy utilization; penalization for excessive use at peak time has also been considered. The increased awareness of the problem of global warming has led electric utilities to think that improved efficiency utilization is a cost effective methods to reduce environmental damage. In India, a huge gap between the power generation and power requirement. It is not possible to realize this gap by increasing the installed capacity, as the resources are limited and also due to economic constraints. So, the energy being generated should be conserved to the utmost. DSM involves on the Energy – supply demand side  and customer side .In this paper, the   illumination (Lighting) options for DSM have been discussed in details. 

Keywords – DSM  Technology overview, Lighting  Technology option, Control Gear Schemes