Demand Response Potential of Residential Appliances – Dishwasher A
This research looked to test and evaluate the capabilities of a demand response (DR) enabled Energy Star-compliant dishwasher. The dishwasher was found to reduce wattage by over 50% during the heated dry cycle. The dishwasher responds to a high price signal by delaying the start of a new wash mode during the DR event; the dishwasher does not change a wash mode already in progress. Thus during a high event the dishwasher has potential to avoid peak demand of roughly 1kW.