Member Update



PLMA Member Update, April 2018


1. View announcement of PLMA and SEPA joint Non-Wires Alternatives research project funded by E4TheFuture at Non-Wires Alternatives Survey.  NWA subject matter experts are invited to be part of our joint Peer Review Group to identify 10 NWA project case studies for research report.  

2. View PLMA's 2017 Annual Activity Report to Members at  PLMA 2017 Annual Report compress 032718.pdf.  This brochure will be available in printed form in Coronado to share with others.

3. See the list of over 255 people who have registered for 37th PLMA Conference set for April 16-18 in Coronado, Calif at 37th Look Who's Coming.  If someone you know is coming is missing, please urge them to register online at 37th Conference Attend

Member Pipeline - current member count is 141 organizations
- New Members: Customized Energy Solutions, ACROSS of Waseda University (Japan)
- Lost Members: Gravity Oilfield Services, Seven States Power Corp., Vaughn Manufacturing 

37th Conference, Coronado. Newly-formed International Interest Group will have its first in-person meeting on Monday morning.  Updated Monday agendas for interest group activities are now online along with the schedule and volunteer trainers for the Demand Response Evolution course to be presented concurrently at 37th Conference Agenda, Coronado, CA.  Members and sponsors using a pass may attend at no extra charge but you must register.  

Member news.  Learn about the health challenges facing Jim Armstrong of Lockheed Martin; a senior staff opening at CLEAResult; and more member news at PLMA Member News.

Resource Directory updates. Links to the new PLMA BYOT Compendium and past DR Dialogue web recordings are available in the Resource Directory at Resources. 

Collaboration.  A joint webinar with Greentech Media is set for April 26  on Non-Wires Alternatives.  Details in the calendar below along with special PLMA member discounts at upcoming events produced by SEPA, OpenADR Alliance, GreentechMedia,and Calif. Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Council

Speakers Bureau.  DR Evolution will be a session topic at AEE West Coast Energy Management Conference in Seattle, and staff is working with American Solar Energy Society for a DER Integration panel at their National Solar Conference in Boulder. Details below. If you know of a upcoming conference in need of peak load management subject matter experts, tell them about PLMA's Speakers Bureau at Speakers Bureau.

March 16 - Over 100 RSVPs for DR Dialogue:Beneficial Electrification with TVA, Great River Energy, NREC & Westinghouse Water Heaters
March 26 -- Over 100 RSVPs for Practitioner Perspectives: Future of “Bring Your Own Thermostat” Programs
April 16-18- 37th PLMA Conference, Coronado
April 23-25 - SEPA Utility Conference, Rancho Mirage, Calif. 
April 24-25 -  OpenADR Alliance Member Meeting and Open House, Davis, CA 
April 26 -  Spring Symposium by Calif Efficiency + DM Council, Berkeley, Calif.
April 26 - Joint Green Tech Media and PLMA webcast: Non-Wires Alternatives: Emerging, Maturing, or Stalled?
June 20-21 - Greentech Media Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2018, Burlingame, Calif.
June 21 - DR Evolution session with Christine Riker @ AEE Energy Mgmt Congress, Seattle
July 9 -  DR Evolution Workshop @ SEPA Grid Summit, Wash, DC
July 9-12 -  SEPA Grid Evolution Summit, Wash, DC 
July 10 - PLMA Member Meet-up @ SEPA Summit, Wash, DC
Aug 5-8 - ASES Solar Conference, Boulder (DER Integration panel) 
Nov. 12-14 - 38th PLMA Conference, Austin

May 13-15, 2019, 39th PLMA Conference, Minneapolis