Demand Response

Connexus Energy offers Demand Response programs and incentives for businesses that are able to reduce energy use during times of peak demand. The programs range from fully interruptible via standby generation to voluntary load shifts/reductions during specified time periods.

Off-Peak General Commercial Service Rider

The off-peak general commercial service rider offers rate savings for members that are able to reduce their electric usage between the hours of 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.

General Commercial Peak Period Rate

The general commercial peak period rate offers rate savings for members that are able to avoid the one-hour Connexus system peak. Historically, this occurs on the hottest and coldest days of the month between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Partial Interruptible Credit Rider

The partial interruptible credit rider provides rate savings for members that are able to reduce their usage for six hours per event, with a one-hour notice, to a predetermined demand level (PDL). Members nominate their PDL for each season.

Peak Shaving Generation Credit Rider

The peak shaving generation credit rider offers a rate savings for members that are able to fully interrupt their usage for ten hours per event, with a one-hour notice.


Contact your business account representative to learn more about these programs.