Comverge to Share Insights Into Successful Demand Response Programs at PLMA Spring Conference 2013

Comverge to Share Insights Into Successful Demand Response Programs at PLMA
Spring Conference 2013

Panels to Focus on Innovative Energy Management Technologies and Texas Demand
Response Programs

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from Comverge
will participate in two panel sessions at the Peak Load Management Alliance
(PLMA) Spring Conference 2013. The PLMA Spring Conference brings together more
than 100 utility, regulatory and business professionals to focus on demand
response and regulatory updates from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Electric
Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The conference takes place at the Hilton
Downtown Austin in Austin, Texas from April 23–25, 2013.

During the first session, Comverge's Jason Cigarran, vice president of
corporate marketing and communications and a PLMA board member, will join a
panel discussion with other industry leaders to showcase innovative new demand
response technologies. In the second session, Comverge's Edwin Reyes, director
of utility sales for the Southwest Region, will be joined by representatives
from TXU Energy, Austin Energy and the Environmental Defense Fund to share
successful Texas demand response case studies. During the session,
participants will detail how demand response programs can help utilities meet
meeting regulatory mandates and increase customer satisfaction.

  *What: Panel: "Technology Showcase Luncheon hosted by AutoGrid Systems"
  *When: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  *Where: Hilton Downtown Austin
  *Who:

    *Ann Perreault, Cooper Power Systems
    *Chris Knudson, AutoGrid Systems
    *Dave Hyland, Schneider Electric
    *Dennis Quinn, Joule Assets
    *Jason Cigarran, Comverge
    *Mark Kerbel, REGEN Energy
    *Michel Kamel, MelRok
    *Ti Mougne, E Source (Moderator)

  *What: Panel: "Texas Demand Response Case Studies"
  *When: 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. CT, Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  *Where: Hilton Downtown Austin
  *Who:

    *Colin Meehan, Environmental Defense Fund
    *Edwin Reyes, Comverge (Moderator)
    *Jennifer Pulliam, TXU Energy
    *Scott Jarman, Austin Energy

The PLMA Spring Conference 2013 brings together market practitioners,
technology firms and utilities active in the demand response marketplace to
discuss regulatory and policy updates. To learn more about the PLMA Spring
Conference 2013 and to see a complete program for the conference, please
visit: http://www.peaklma.org/ 

About Comverge
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, visitwww.comverge.comand follow
us on Twitter at @Comverge.

CONTACT: For Additional Information
         Simon Jones, PR for Comverge
         Vice President
         Blanc and Otus
         415-856-5155
         sjones@blancandotus.com

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