Siemens, Constellation, Landis+Gyr, and GE Join the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid

  Siemens, Constellation, Landis+Gyr, and GE Join the Association for Demand
                            Response & Smart Grid

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand
Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today that four more leading companies
had become members of the organization. The new members are Siemens,
Constellation, Landis+Gyr, and GE.

Dan Delurey, Executive Director of ADS, welcomed the newest members: "These
four companies are helping to grow the new areas of demand response and smart
grid, and now their membership in ADS will be helping to grow our
organization." Delurey continued, "Their expertise will contribute greatly to
ADS' informational and educational projects in the coming months. Their
enthusiasm and support for the 2013 National Town Meeting on Demand Response
and Smart Grid, scheduled for July 9-13, 2013 will also serve to make our
signature event bigger and better for the upcoming 10^th anniversary."

ADS is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on the
development and exchange of information among policymakers, utilities,
technology companies, and other stakeholders. Its members include companies
and organizations involved in DR, as well as individuals who consider
themselves to be DR and smart grid professionals.

Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, with approximately 87,000 employees
worldwide, offers sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their
infrastructures. Its offerings include integrated mobility solutions, building
and security technology, power distribution, Smart Grid applications, and low-
and medium-voltage products. The sector comprises the Rail Systems, Mobility
and Logistics, Low and Medium Voltage, Smart Grid and Building Technologies
Divisions and Osram Sylvania. For more information, visit

Constellation, an Exelon company, is a leading competitive supplier of power,
natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across
the United States and Canada. Constellation provides integrated energy
solutions that help customers buy, manage and use energy, from electricity and
natural gas procurement to load response, energy efficiency and solar
solutions. For more information, visit

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management
products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver
true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the
broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering
industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With
annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent
growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five
continents, and employs 5,000 people with the sole mission of helping the
world manage energy better. More information is available at

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best
technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy,
health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and
curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information,
visit the company's website at

About the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid
The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) is a nonprofit
organization, originally formed in 2004 as the Demand Response Coordinating
Committee (DRCC).ADS is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization consisting of
professionals and organizations involved in demand response and smart grid. It
provides services to help its members in the conduct of their work and in the
attainment of their personal, corporate and governmental objectives. ADS seeks
to establish and grow a demand response "community" of policymakers,
utilities, system operators, technology companies, consumers, and other

Group Members of ADS are Ameren, American Public Power Association, Arizona
Public Service, ComEd, Comverge, Con Edison, Conservation Services Group,
Constellation, Emerson Climate Technologies, ENBALA, Exelon, Freeman, Sullivan
& Co, GE, ISO New England, Joule Assets, Landis+Gyr, MISO, National Grid,
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Navigant Energy Practice,
NYSERDA, On-Ramp Wireless, Opower, Pacific Gas & Electric, PECO, PJM
Interconnection, Progress Energy, Reliant, Rodan Energy Solutions, Inc., Salt
River Project, San Diego Gas & Electric, Siemens, Southern California Edison,
Southern Company, and Tennessee Valley Authority. 

More information on ADS can be found at:

SOURCE Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS)

Contact: Dan Delurey, Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid,
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