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Demand response added to LG air conditioners

USA: LG air conditioning users in the US could now earn rewards from their units following a tie-up with residential energy management company OhmConnect.

The integration of OhmConnect’s Demand Response programme into the LG ThinQ app will allow consumers to reap the rewards from the automatic management of their LG air conditioners during periods of peak grid demand.

“Together with OhmConnect, we are creating an integrated sustainable ecosystem to improve grid reliability and resilience, while helping homeowners save more money on energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint,” said Jae Ahn, head of the ThinQ business at LG Electronics USA.

OhmConnect is creating grid-connected homes that enable renewable energy, energy storage systems, HVAC technology and other smart home technologies to strengthen and modernise the energy infrastructure.

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