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Dialogue: ConEd's Brooklyn Queens Non-Wires Alternative Project
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: PLMA Webcast

PLMA Load Management Leadership Load Management Dialogue
PLMA Load Management Dialogue

Join Us For:

ConEd's Brooklyn Queens NWA Project

with Damei Jack, Con Edison and Michael Brown, Berkshire Hathaway NV Energy

Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern

View Recording Here


Gain key insights into Con Edison's Brooklyn Queens Demand Management Demand Response Project, one of the 10 leading case studies featured in a research report funded by E4TheFuture at click here

Discover key considerations from this leading non-wires-alternatives (NWA) project to deferring the need for traditional electric grid infrastructure upgrades.  This discussion will share insight regarding project identification, procurement processes, benefit cost analysis tool development, and rate case incentives.  Discover key takeaways and lessons learned from this first large program ConEd implemented and how it led to a streamlined approach of identifying and implementing newer projects. Hear how they found different ways to communicate these projects to the market and are working to continuously improve their approach to non-wires solutions, with customers and market partners in mind.


Damei Jack

Damei Jack

Con Edison

Damei is currently the manager for non-wires solutions at Con Edison. She joined Con Edison in 2013, where she has worked on the development and execution of a variety of energy efficiency and demand management programs, including the Brooklyn-Queens Demand Management Program, the system-wide peak reduction, and commercial & industrial programs.  Her current role focuses on increasing the adoption of innovative technologies across various customer segments, in targeted areas needing load relief to serve as an alternative solution to traditional infrastructure upgrades.  Damei obtained her Bachelors and Masters from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She is excited to animate the market and continue learning from and enabling the new and innovative projects happening at Con Edison and industry-wide.


Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Berkshire Hathaway NV Energy and PLMA Chair

Since 2005, Michael has worked at Berkshire Hathaway NV Energy — the largest investor owned utility in the State of Nevada. He currently manages a business unit focused on smart grid enabled customer solutions for energy and peak demand management. Michael's efforts have included the design and implementation of: one of the largest two-way communicating programmable thermostat programs in the country; a large scale Home Area Network program that integrates EE and DR; a commercial building DR program that utilizes automated communications and optimization software technology to obtain significant energy and peak demand savings; and, an advanced DR Management System that allows demand side resources to actively participate in utility energy resource portfolio optimization and risk management processes.

Who Should Attend. Utility and regulatory staff as well as other energy industry trade allies and organizations seeking thought leadership and insight on innovative demand response methods to meet peak energy load needs, mitigate price, and manage variable generation.

How Dialogues Work. When you register, you may submit a comment or question in advance. After brief introductions, the featured speakers will have an informal 30-minute conversation. You're welcome to use a speaker phone so an unlimited number of people may participate. After the Dialogue, you will receive a recording web link. Unable to participate on this day and time? Register anyway and you will automatically receive the recording link.


Contact: Tiger Adolf, [email protected], (707) 771-6429