Demand Response Training Series

The PLMA Demand Response Training Series consists of courses presented by industry experts and hosted at member offices. To suggest a future date or location, contact Tiger Adolf at [email protected]

Who Should Attend
The primary audience for the courses includes utility and regulatory staff as well as other energy industry trade allies and organizations seeking to improve their knowledge of how demand response methods are used in the electricity industry to meet peak electricity demand, mitigate the impact of high electricity prices, and manage variable generation. The training is open to all industry stakeholders with significantly discounted rates to PLMA member organization staff. Who has attended?

As of July 2018, the PLMA Training Series has been presented in more than 20 locations more than 470 registrants; many of those listed below have completed the entire series.

Position  Organization
Senior Consultant Advanced Energy
Trainer and Consultant Advanced Energy
Director, Content and Research AESP
Project Manager Alectra Utilities
Program Manager Alstom
Program Manager Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
Program Manager Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
CEO Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
President Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
President Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
Senior Progrm Manager Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
Program Specialist Ameren
Director, Energy Services Ameren
Manager Energy Efficiency Ameren
Sr Program Manager Ameren
Sr Consultant EE Evaluation Ameren
Manager, DSM Ameren
Project Developer Ameresco
Account Executive Arizona Public Service
Renewable Consultant  Arizona Public Service 
Sr. Director AutoGrid Systems
President & COO AutoGrid Systems
Director, Solutions Sales AutoGrid Systems
Manager, Demand Response Baltimore Gas and Electric 
Product Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric 
Sr. Energy Efficiency Product Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric 
Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric 
Policy Advisor BC Hydro
Assoc Customer Energy Analyst Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Associate Project Manager, DSM Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Assoc Customer Energy Analyst Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Supervisor, DSM Services Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Sr. Quantitative Analyst Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Business Systems Analyst III, DSM Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Senior Program Manager, DSM Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Manager Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Program Manager Commercial Demand Response Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Program Specialist Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
DR and Distributed Energy Resources Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Program Specialist Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Manager Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Senior Sales Executive Bidgely
Senior Director of Utility Sales Bidgely
Manager Big Ass Solutions
Manager Distributed Energy Resources Bonneville Power Administration
Project Manager Bonneville Power Administration
Public Utilities Specialist Bonneville Power Administration
Public Utilities Specialist (Project Management) Bonneville Power Administration
Public Utilities Specialist Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)
DER Program Development Bonneville Power Administration (contractor)
Smart Grid Solutions Manager California ISO
Regulatory Analyst California Public Utility Commission
Regulatory Analyst California Public Utility Commission
Senior Policy Manager CEDMC
Director, Innovation Exchange Center for Energy and Environment
Research Analyst Center for Energy and Environment
Program Manager Center for Sustainable Energy
Senior Program Coordinator, Demand Response Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Program Analyst Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Technology Development Manager Centrica
Head of Technology Development Centrica
Energy Efficiency Advisor Chelan County PUD
Building Science Analyst CLEAResult
Director, Demand Response CLEAResult
Program Consultant CLEAResult
Sr. Program Consultant CLEAResult
Senior Program Manager CLEAResult
Senior Director, Demand Response  CLEAResult
Sr. Program Manager CLEAResult
Energy Analyst IV CLEAResult
Program Manager CLEAResult
Building Science Manager CLEAResult
CEO CoeOperate
Director of Product Strategy  Comcast
Project Manager Commonwealth Edison
Director of Utility Sales, West Comverge
Director, Utility Sales Comverge
Director, Utility Sales Comverge
Senior Analyst Con Edison
Specialist Con Edison
CEO ConnectDER
Consultant Consultant
Senior Program Manager Consumers Energy
Residential Demand Response - Program Manager Consumers Energy
Program Manager, Time of Use Consumers Energy
Senior Analyst, Evaluation, Measurement & Verification Consumers Energy
Manager Consumers Energy
Director of Smart Energy Customer Programs & Pilot Consumers Energy
Program Manager Core States Group
Director Customized Energy Solutions
Supervisor, Load Management Dairyland Power Cooperative
Director - New Technology & Energy Conservation Dominion Energy
Principal Marketing Specialist DTE Energy
Strategist and Project Specialist DTE Energy
Energy Optimization - Demand Side Management DTE Energy
Marketing Analyst DTE Energy
Principal Marketing Analyst DTE Energy
Principal Supervisor - Demand Response DTE Energy
Consumer Information Specialist  Duck River Electric
Operating Engineer Duck River Electric Membership Corp
Electrical Engineer Duck River Electric Membership Corporation
Program Specialist Duke Energy
Service Coordinator, DSM Back Office Duke Energy
DSM & Retail Programs Analyst II Duke Energy
Products & Services Specialist, Demand Response Duke Energy
Products & Services Manager - Demand Response Duke Energy
Sr. Admin Spec Duke Energy
Sr. DSM & Retail Programs Analyst Duke Energy
Product & Services Manager Duke Energy
Program Manager Duke Energy
Program Coordinator  Duke Energy
Sr DSM & Retail Programs Analyst Duke Energy
Business Operations Analyst Duke Energy
Lead DSM & Retail Programs Analyst Duke Energy
Sales Director- West Eaton
Sr. Director, Product Management Ecova
Business Development Manager Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
Senior Project Manager Energy Solutions
Vice President - Business Services Energy Solutions
Operations Associate Energy Solutions
Senior Project Manager Energy Solutions
Energy Efficiency Associate  Energy Solutions
Sector Lead Energy Trust of Oregon
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Associate - Market Operations EnergyHub
Senior Associate, Marketing Operations  EnergyHub
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Program Manager EnergyHub
Program Manager EnergyHub
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Demand Response Operations Analyst EnerNOC
Senior Economist Enivronmental Defense Fund
Engineer EPRI
Cyber Security Engineer EPRI
CEO Extensible Energy
CEO FATE Consortium
Customer Programs Manager Fayetteville Public Works Commission
Key Accounts Agent Fayetteville Public Works Commission
Energy Industry Analyst Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Senior Product Manager FleetCarma
General Manager FleetCarma
Account Executive Flynn Wright
Program Manager FortisBC
Sr Business Specialist FPL
Senior Director Franklin Energy Group
Principal Galland Consulting
Architect, Distributed Energy Solutions GE Power
Head of Energy Regulatory and Governmental Affairs Google (Nest Labs)
Program Manager Google (Nest Labs)
Product Manager Greenlots
CFO High West Energy
CEO/GM High West Energy
Principal Engineer Honda R&D Americas
Principal Engineer Honda R&D Americas
SOLUTION MANAGER - DEMAND RESPONSE Honeywell Smart Energy
Sr. Business Consultant Honeywell Smart Energy
Energy Coordinator Hood River County
Manager ICF
Energy Consultant ICF
Residential Account Manager ICF
Sr. Associate ICF
Technical Director, Qualitative Research Illume Advising
Senior Research Analyst Illume Advising
Consultant Independent
Program Manager Independent
Solutions Delivery Manager Itron
Director, MarCom Itron
VP Distributed Energy Management Itron
Program Manager Itron
Strategic Planner Japan Smart Community Alliance
Senior Advisor Japan Smart Community Alliance
COO / Co-founder Joule Assets
Research & Regulatory Manager Joule Assets
President JouleSmart Solutions
Sr Product Manager Kansas City Power & Light
Program Manager Konkuk University
Planning Engineer Lansing Board of Water & Light
Owner LEF Engineering, PLLC
Senior Program Manager Lockheed Martin
Electrical Engineering Associate Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Electrical Engineering Associate Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Sr. Business Development Manager LTR
Field Application Engineer Lunera
President Mad Dash
Sr. Account Manager Madison Gas & Electric Company
Director of Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology
President Maui Electric Company
Commissioner Mexico Comision Reguladora de Energia
Energy Efficiency Demand Response Coordinator Middle TN Electric Membership Corp
Program Associate Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Senior Program Associate  Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Regulatory Economist Missouri Office of the Public Counsel 
Manager, Program & Policy MN Center for Energy and Environment
Smart Grid Engineer Modesto Irrigation District
Senior Analyst National Grid
Manager New Product Marketing National Grid
Senior Program Manager National Grid
Senior Program Manager National Grid
Director, Distributed Energy Resource Management NB Power
Manager Demand Side Management NB Power
Business Development, Energy Partnerships Nest Labs
Head of Energy Partnerships  - West Nest Labs
Business Development Nest Labs
Business Development Nest Labs
Business Development Nest Labs
Business Development Nest Labs
Energy Analyst New Braunfels Utilities
power supply manager New Braunfels Utilities
Demand Response Coordinator New Braunfels Utilities
Director of Access and Distributed Resources New Hampshire Electric Cooperative
Director, Clean Energy Technology New York Power Authority
Program Manager Nexant, Inc.
Project Development Director NextEra Energy Resources, Inc
Research Associate II NMR Group
DER Program Development  North Highland (on behalf of BPA)
Energy Manager North Pacific Paper Co.
Supervisor of Customer Programs Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Program Manager Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Director, Product Development & Marketing Omaha Public Power District
Program Manager Opower
Program Manager Opower
Program Manager Opower
Program Administrator Orange and Rockland Utilities
DR Policy Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Program Manager, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric
Project Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Program Manager, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric
Supervisor Product Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Strategic Analyst, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric
Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Senior Business Analyst Pacific Gas & Electric
Supervisor, DR Pacific Gas & Electric
Supervisor, Demand Response Pacific Gas & Electric
Supervisor CES Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Regulatory Policy Analyst Pacific Gas & Electric
Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric
Attorney  Pacific Gas & Electric
Product Manager, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric
Assistant General Counsel PEPCO Holdings, an Exelon Company
Program Manager, Energy Wise Rewards PEPCO Holdings, an Exelon Company
Principal Polity Partners
Economic Analyst Portland General Electric
Analyst Portland General Electric
Product Developer Portland General Electric
Sr Financial Analyst Portland General Electric
Project Manager Portland General Electric
Program Manager Portland General Electric
Senior Product Analyst Powerley
Lead Analyst PSEG Long Island
Economist Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
Market Planning Specialist Public Works Commission of The City of Fayetteville
Government Affairs & Demand Response Administrator Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Marketing Research Analyst Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Director of Member Solutions Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Chief Operating Officer Recurrent Innovative Solutions
Chief Operating Officer Recurrent Innovative Solutions
Co-founder & EVP Bus. Dev REGEN Energy
WA Policy Advocate Renewable Northwest
Consultant 3 Research Into Action
Founder and Executive Director RETI
CEO SafePlug
Principal Engineer Salt River Project
Sr. Program Manager Salt River Project
Market Research Analyst Senior Salt River Project
Senior Research Analyst  Salt River Project
Strategic Account Manager Schneider Electric
Sales Director Scope Services
Director Seventhwave
Principal Skipping Stone
Partner Skipping Stone
Partner Skipping Stone
Research Analyst Smart Electric Power Alliance
Program Manager Smart Electric Power Alliance
Research Analyst Smart Electric Power Alliance
Program Manager Smart Electric Power Alliance
En Smarten
Energy Management Engineer Snohomish County PUD
Sr Program Manager Snohomish County PUD
Sr. Project Manager, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Project Manager, DR Mass Market Tariff Programs Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Analyst, Mass Market Solutions Southern California Edison
Principal Manager of Energy Operations Southern California Edison
Sr. Manager, DSM Forecasting & Cost Effectiveness Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Manager, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Manager, Customer Outreach & Support Southern California Edison
DR Operational Support Manager Southern California Edison
Sr. Marketing Analyst, DSM Economic Analysis & Rep Southern California Edison
Director, Portfolio Planning & Analysis Southern California Edison
Senior Advisor, Energy Policy | Regulatory Affairs Southern California Edison
Project Manager, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Manager of Demand Response Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Manager, DSM RFO Management Southern California Edison
Senior Manager, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Energy Markets Specialist, Short-Term Demand Forec Southern California Edison
Energy Contracts/Trading Specialist, Contract Orig Southern California Edison
Demand Response Programs Southern California Edison
Demand Response Compliance Advisor Southern California Edison
Manager, DSM Strategy Southern California Edison
Sr. Business Analyst, DSM Forecasting & Cost Effec Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Manager, DSM Forecasting & Cost Effect Southern California Edison
Project Manager, DSM Forecasting & Cost Effectiven Southern California Edison
Principal Manager, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Southern California Edison
Project Manager, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Analyst, DR Tariff & Contract Programs Southern California Edison
Project Engineer Southern California Edison
Sr. Business Analyst, DSM Forecasting & Cost Effec Southern California Edison
Engineer, Emerging Products Southern California Edison
Program Manager Southern California Edison
Project Manager Southern California Edison
Sr. Manager - Resource Optimization Southern California Edison
Project Manager, Mass Market Solutions Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Manager, DSM Operational Support Southern California Edison
SVP Sales and Marketing Summerhill
Leidos/PSU/Smart Grid NW Support Staff
Engineer Synergy Companies
Utilities Economist, Sr. Tacoma Power
Power Analyst Tacoma Power
Strategic Account Manager Tantalus Systems
Strategic Account Manager Tantalus Systems
Director, Commercial Marketing Tantalus Systems
Lead Program Manager Target
Director, SmartBuildings Target
Sr. Director, Business Development Tendril
Sr. Solution Architect Tendril
Vice President, Sales Tendril
Program manager Tendril
Sr. Director - Business &Partnership Dev. Tendril
Utility Sales Representative Tendril
Manager, EnergyRight Solutions for Customer Syste Tennessee Valley Authority
Program Specialist Tennessee Valley Authority
Senior Program Manager Tennessee Valley Authority
Manager, Demand Side Programs Tennessee Valley Authority
Program Manager Tennessee Valley Authority
Program Manager Tennessee Valley Authority
Sr. Program Manager Tennessee Valley Authority
Principal Writer The Energy Fix
Engineer Toshiba Energy Services and Solutions
Portfolio Manager, Utility & Grid Solutions Trane
Acting Director of EERE Stakeholder Engagement U.S. Department of Energy
Director, Grid Modernization, Office of Renewable Power U.S. Department of Energy
SUPERVISORY PHYSICAL SCIENTIST U.S. Department of Energy
Policy Advisor U.S. Department of Energy 
Policy Analyst U.S. Department of Energy 
S&T Policy Fellow U.S. Department of Energy, EERE
Senior Program Coordinator U.S. Energy Association
Supervisory Economist U.S. Energy Information Administration
Graduate student UC Berkeley
2016 MBA Candidate University of California, Davis
Vice President Utility Integration Solutions
President Utility Integration Solutions
Sr. Project Manager Utilligent
Senior Energy Efficiency Analyst Vectren Utility
Program Manager WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
Program Manager WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
Program Manager WeatherBug Home
Program Manager WeatherBug Home / Earth Networks
Program Manager WeatherBug Home / Earth Networks
Associate Engineer WECC
Associate Product Portfolio Manager Xcel Energy
Load Management Analyst Xcel Energy
Sr. Regulatory Analyst Xcel Energy
Business Development Manager Xignux
Principal System Engineer Xylem
Vice President Zen Ecosystems
Person in Charge Zeuthen Management Solutions Inc.