Comverge to Discuss the Role of Demand Response in Supporting Gas-Fired
Generation at the 16th Annual Transmission Summit
Panel to Focus on How Demand Response and Other Innovative Technologies Can
Reduce the Need for Significant Transmission Investments
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge Vice President of
Regulatory and Market Strategy, Frank Lacey, will participate in a panel on
demand response and grid modernization at the 16th Annual Transmission Summit.
Bringing together policy makers and senior executives, the conference will
examine the impact moving to gas-fired generation will have on the
transmission industry. The conference takes place at the Almas Temple Club in
Washington, D.C. from February 25–27, 2013.
The panel presentation will take place within the Transmission Executive
Forum, which is being held concurrently with the summit and will focus on
natural gas-fired generation. Moderated by ICF International, the panel will
feature Lacey along with industry veterans from The Valley Group, DNV KEMA
Energy & Sustainability, and EnerNOC to discuss the ways in which innovative
technologies can support gas-fired generation. During the session, Lacey will
outline how demand response can help augment existing transmission systems, as
well as best practices in implementing and managing demand response programs.
*What: Panel: "Innovative Technologies and Grid Modernization—DR, Dynamic
Line Ratings (DLR) and Storage as Alternatives to Transmission Investment
to Support Gas-fired Generation"
*When: Monday, February 25, 2013from3:45 – 4:45 p.m. ET
*Where: Almas Temple Club, Washington, D.C.
*Who: Moderator: Kiran Kumaraswamy, Manager, ICF International
*Frank Lacey, Vice President, Regulatory and Market Strategy, Comverge
*Sandy K. Aivaliotis, Senior Vice President, Operations, Technology and
Business Development, The Valley Group
*Charlie Vartanian, Senior Principal–Advanced Energy, DNV KEMA Energy &
*Gregg M. Dixon, CEM, CDSM, CSDP, Senior Vice President of Marketing and
To learn more about the 16th Annual Transmission Summit and to see a complete
program for the conference please visit:
Comverge delivers a comprehensive suite of intelligent energy management
solutions that enable utilities, grid operators, and commercial and industrial
organizations to optimize their energy usage in order to reduce costs, meet
regulatory requirements, and support sustainability initiatives. With 30 years
of experience helping customers implement innovative Demand-Side Management
programs, Comverge has deployed more than five and a half million energy
management devices, recruited over one million residential customers into mass
market demand response programs, and served thousands of commercial &
industrial customers. For more information, visit www.comverge.com and follow
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