Former FERC Commissioner, NERC Director to Present at 14th Peak Load Management Alliance Fall Conference

Former FERC Commissioner, NERC Director to Present at 14th Peak Load Management 
Alliance Fall Conference 
VALLEJO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/13 --  Former Federal Energy
Regulator Commissioner Nora Brownell and North American Energy
Regulatory Corporation Director John Moura will be among the over 50
presenters at the 14th Peak Load Management Alliance Fall Conference
on October 29-30 in Atlanta, Georgia. Details are available at 
"The Practice of Demand Response: Views from the Real World" is the
event theme. The opening keynote presenter will be former FERC
Commissioner Nora Brownell who is Co-founder and Principal of ESPY
Energy Solutions, and serves on the boards of National Grid, PLC,
ONCOR, Comverge, Spectra Energy Partners, Times Publishing Company,
and Tangent. Another featured presenter will be John N. Moura,
Director of Reliability Assessment with North American Electric
Reliability Corporation. The agenda also includes panel discussions
on: Mass Market Analytics, Building Solutions, Renewables, Case
Studies in Demand Response Innovations, Demand Response and the
Customer Experience, Installation Challenges, Dynamic Pricing, and
OpenADR Progress. A Technology Showcase panel will feature a
lightning-fast round of introductions to leading-edge technology
innovations. "Intro to OpenADR" will be the topic for an optional
pre-event workshop hosted by the OpenADR Alliance, and "Come on In,
the Water's Fine: The Emerging Market for Grid-Interactive Electric
Water Heating" will be the subject of a post-event workshop hosted by
the PLMA Grid-Interactive Water Heater Interest Group. 
The 14th PLMA Fall Conference is sponsored by Comverge and OpenADR
Alliance with Enerliance, Johnson Controls, Skipping Stone, and
Vaughn Thermal Corporation. About 150 industry professionals are
expected to attend, including utility, regulatory, and business
professionals responsible for demand response initiatives as well as
industry advisors such as consultants, manufacturers, and service
providers. Full details are available at 
About the Peak Load Management Alliance. The Peak Load Management
Alliance (PLMA) was founded in 1999 as the national voice of demand
response practitioners. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to
the principles of demand side management, load shaping, and the
integration of energy efficiency and demand response. Its membership
represents a diverse collection of utilities, curtailment service
providers, service and technology companies, industry consultants,
and consumers. PLMA strives to be an advocate of critical energy
management initiatives -- providing a community of expertise within a
rapidly changing energy landscape. Details at  
Media Contact: 
Ed Thomas
Executive Director, PLMA
phone (707) 652-5333 
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