|14th Award Program Nominations Now Closed|
PLMA Nominations for 14th Awards Program - Now Closed
2016's Best Demand Response Programs, Initiatives and Achievements to be Recognized at 35th PLMA Conference
Learn Why and How to Create and Submit a Winning Nomination: CLICK HERE to learn more and listen to the recording
The 14th PLMA Awards Program, for achievements during calendar year 2016 will recognize industry leaders who create innovative ideas, methods, programs and technologies that manage end use loads in order to meet peak load needs, mitigate price risks and support successful grid integration of distributed generation assets. PLMA Awards Program Co-Chairs are Nick Corsetti, National Grid and Dain Nestel, CLEAResult with Paul Miles, PECO.
Integrated Demand Side Management has been a high potential concept that is coming into its own. The proliferation of distributed energy resources has made IDSM grow in importance to the utility community and consumers of energy alike. Practitioners of demand response continue to lead and respond to the challenge, developing innovative solutions and business models that deliver on the promise of the smart grid. The PLMA Awards Program exists in order recognize, support and promote these innovations and innovators.
Over the past 13 years, PLMA has presented over 60 awards to recipients who have included utilities, curtailment providers, end-users, and individuals responsible for demand response efforts targeted to the residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customer markets. Nominations are sought in the following award categories:
Nominations are sought in the following award categories:
For complete details about category descriptions, selection process, evaluation criteria, and more, view the Award Program Policy at http://www.peakload.org/resource/resmgr/Board/PLMA_Award_Policy_v8_011916.pdf
Step 1 - Consider Nominating. Put forth an industry peer, partner, program, or achievement for the 14th PLMA Awards. Self-nominations are appropriate and encouraged as well. Nominations are accepted from all industry professionals, regardless of whether you are they are from PLMA member organizations.
Step 2 - Complete Nomination Form before February 13, 2017
Step 3 - Attend 35th PLMA Conference on April 3-5 in Nashville. The event is three days of learning and networking with industry leaders, including the awards presentation. Event details are at www.peakload.org/event/35thconf. Award winners will receive a free conference registration, be invited to present during the Conference, and be featured in a Demand Response Dialogue webcast later this year.
Nomination provides the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, be recognized by industry peers and join an illustrious group that includes the 13th Awards Program winners below: