What’s the connection between Shifted Energy & HECO?

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Hawaiian Electric Company or (HECO) pays Shifted Energy to recruit participants to join the Clean Energy Water Heater Program. Enough participants creates a fleet of water heaters that behaves as a virtual power plant that can stabilize the grid and prevent HECO from having to turn on fossil fuel burning power plants. Using assets, like your water heater, that are already on the grid is an inexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to use more renewable energy. Here’s a link to the HECO site:
https://www.hawaiianelectric.com/products-and-services/demand-response

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