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].  Click here to see the schedule of available training courses.

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 past training?   

 

Past Attendance

As of May 2020, the PLMA Training Series has been presented in more than 20 locations more than 540 registrants; many of over 445 individuals listed below have completed the entire series.

Position  Organization
Project Manager Advanced Energy
Senior Consultant Advanced Energy
Trainer and Consultant Advanced Energy
Program Manager AESC, Inc.
Program Manager AESC, Inc.
Director, Content and Research AESP
Project Manager Alectra Utilities
Program Manager Alstom
Senior Progrm Manager Alternative Energy Systems Consulting
President Alternative Energy Systems Consulting, Inc.
Undisclosed Amaresco
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
Portfolio Manager APTIM
Director APTIM
Residential Portfolio Manager APTIM
Account Executive Arizona Public Service
Renewable Consultant  Arizona Public Service 
Sr. Director AutoGrid Systems
President & COO AutoGrid Systems
Director, Solutions Sales AutoGrid Systems
Undisclosed Baltimore Gas and Electric
Manager, Demand Response Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Sr. Energy Efficiency Program Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Manager Energy Efficiency Portfolio Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Senior Business Analyst Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Sr. Energy Efficiency Product Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Analyst Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Technical Analyst Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Assistant General Counsel Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Sr. Energy Acquisition Analyst Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Manager Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Policy Advisor BC Hydro
Assoc Customer Energy Analyst Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Associate Project Manager, DSM Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Assoc Customer Energy Analyst Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Supervisor, DSM Services Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Sr. Quantitative Analyst Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Business Systems Analyst III, DSM Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Senior Program Manager, DSM Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Manager Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Program Manager Commercial Demand Response Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Manager Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Program Specialist Berkshire Hathaway, NV Energy
Program Specialist 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)
Senior Consultant Calico Energy
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
Program Manager Center for Energy and Environment
Program Development Manager Center for Energy and Environment
Research Analyst Center for Energy and Environment
Program Manager Center for Sustainable Energy
Undisclosed Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Senior Program Coordinator, Demand Response Central Hudson Gas & Electric
DR Program Manager Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Program Analyst Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Technology Development Manager Centrica
Head of Technology Development Centrica
Undisclosed Chelan County PUD
Energy Efficiency Advisor Chelan County PUD
Building Science Analyst CLEAResult
Director, Demand Response CLEAResult
Program Consultant CLEAResult
Program Manager 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
Sr. Program Manager, BGE PeakRewards CLEAResult
Building Science Manager CLEAResult
Undisclosed Cnsumers Energy
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
Senior Specialist Con Edison
CEO ConnectDER
Senior Energy Market Analyst Constellation
Consultant Consultant
Manager Consumers Energy
Director of Smart Energy Customer Programs & Pilot Consumers Energy
Senior Program Manager Consumers Energy Company
Residential Demand Response - Program Manager Consumers Energy Company
Program Manager, Time of Use Consumers Energy Company
Program Manager Core States Group
Marketing Manager CPower
Director Customized Energy Solutions
Supervisor, Load Management Dairyland Power Cooperative
Principal Consultant DNV GL
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 Supervisor - Demand Response DTE Energy
Program Manager DTE Energy
Manager DTE Energy
Program Manager 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
Sr Products & Services Specialist Duke Energy
DSM & Retail Programs Analyst II Duke Energy
Products & Services Specialist, 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
Product Manager Duke Energy
Product Manager Duke Energy
Sales Specialist Eaton
Sales Director- West Eaton
Marketing Manager Eaton
Program Manager Eaton
Marketing Specialist Eaton
Account Manager ecobee
Sr. Director, Product Management Ecova, Inc.
Undisclosed EETS Inc.
Engineer Scientist II Electric Power Research Institute
Sales Support Manager Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
Business Development Manager Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
Senior Project Manager Energy Solutions
Vice President - Business Services Energy Solutions
Operations Associate Energy Solutions
Energy Efficiency Associate  Energy Solutions
Sector Lead Energy Trust of Oregon
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Marketing Manager EnergyHub
Product Marketing EnergyHub
Associate - Market Operations EnergyHub
Senior Associate, Marketing Operations  EnergyHub
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Program Manager EnergyHub
Program Manager EnergyHub
Program Manager EnergyHub
Sales Executive EnergyHub
Demand Response Operations Analyst EnerNOC
Senior Economist Enivronmental Defense Fund
Engineer EPRI
Senior Consultant Ernst & Young
CEO FATE Consortium
Customer Programs Manager Fayetteville Public Works Commission
Key Accounts Agent Fayetteville Public Works Commission
Energy Industry Analyst Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Energy Industry Analyst FERC
Undisclosed Fleet Carma
Senior Product Manager FleetCarma
General Manager FleetCarma
Solutions Engineer, Data FleetCarma, a division of Geotab
Electric Vehicle Product Manager FleetCarma, a division of Geotab
Account Executive Flynn Wright
Program Manager FortisBC Inc.
Sr Business Specialist FPL
Senior Director Franklin Energy Group
Principal Galland Consulting
Architect, Distributed Energy Solutions GE Power
Energy Efficiency Support Rep Georgia Power
Program Manager Google
Head of Energy Regulatory and Governmental Affairs 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, Inc.
MANAGER - SOLUTIONS DESIGN Honeywell
SOLUTION MANAGER - DEMAND RESPONSE Honeywell Smart Energy
Sr. Business Consultant Honeywell Smart Energy
Energy Coordinator Hood River County
Manager, C&I ICF
Manager ICF
Energy Consultant ICF
Residential Account Manager ICF
Sr. Associate ICF
Undisclosed ICF
Technical Director, Qualitative Research ILLUME Advising
Senior Research Analyst Illume Advising
Consultant Independent
Program Manager Independent
Analyst ISO New England
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
Director, Energy Technology Partnerships LG Corporation
Program Manager Lockheed Martin
Senior Program Manager Lockheed Martin
Deputy Director Lockheed Martin Energy
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, Inc.
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
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
Energy Consumers Analyst National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Research Director Navigant
Associate Director Navigant
Associate Director Navigant
Director Navigant Consulting
Director Navigant Consulting
Director, Distributed Energy Resource Management NB Power
Manager Demand Side Management NB Power
Director, Innovation and Business Development NCEMC
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
Undisclosed Newfoundland Power
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.
Regulatory Compliance Manager NRG Curtailment Solutions
Supervisor of Customer Programs Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Program Manager Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Director, Product Development & Marketing Omaha Public Power District
Sr. Vice President Opinion Dynamics
Program Manager Opower
Program Manager Opower
Program Manager Opower
Program Administrator Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.
Senior Business Analyst Pacific Gas & Electric
Undisclosed Pacific Gas & Electric Company
DR Policy Manager Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Program Manager, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Supervisor Product Manager Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Strategic Analyst, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Supervisor CES Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Program Manager Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Attorney  Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Product Manager, Expert Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Supervisor, DR Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Regulatory Policy Analyst Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Member Services Peak Load Management Alliance
Manager Marketing Technical Services PECO, an Exelon Company
Assistant General Counsel Pepco Holdings
Undisclosed Pepco Holdings
Sr. Portfolio Manager, Demand Side Management Pepco Holdings, An Exelon Company
Sr. Program Manager PEPCO Holdings, an Exelon Company
Program Manager, Energy Wise Rewards PEPCO Holdings, an Exelon Company
Manager Energy Efficiency PEPCO Holdings, an Exelon Company
Product Developer PGE
Project Manager PGE
Manager - Demand Side Response Operations PJM
Executive Director PLMA
Principal Polity Partners
Economic Analyst Portland General Electric
Analyst Portland General Electric
DER Planning Analyst Portland General Electric
Sr Financial Analyst Portland General Electric
Program Manager Portland General Electric
Senior Product Analyst Powerley
Lead Analyst PSEG Long Island
Consumer Engagement Coordinator & Programs Coordinator Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (AEP)
Customer Engagement & Programs Supervisor Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (AEP)
Economist Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
Market Planning Specialist Public Works Commission of The City of Fayetteville
Market Analyst Puget Sound Energy
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
Co-founder & EVP Bus. Dev REGEN Energy
WA Policy Advocate Renewable Northwest
Consultant 3 Research Into Action
President Research into Action
Founder and Executive Director RETI
Undisclosed Sacramento Engineering Consultants
Product Services Coordinator Sacramento Municipal Utility District
COO and EVP SafePlug
Principal Engineer Salt River Project
Sr. Program Manager Salt River Project
Market Research Analyst Senior Salt River Project
Sr. Planner Salt River Project
Senior Research Analyst  Salt River Project
Strategic Account Manager Schneider Electric
Business Development Schneider Electric
Smart Grid Software Manager Schneider Electric
Senior Firmware Design Engineer Schneider Electric
Senior Manager, Utility Solutions  Schneider Electric
Sales Director Scope Services
Undisclosed Seimens
Research Analyst SEPA
Program Manager SEPA
Director Seventhwave
Principal Skipping Stone
Partner Skipping Stone
President & CEO Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative
En Smarten
Energy Analyst Assistant SMECO
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
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
Undisclosed Stratis
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 Inc.
Director, Commercial Marketing Tantalus Systems
Lead Program Manager Target
Director, SmartBuildings Target
Undisclosed TECO Energy, an Amera Company
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
Undisclosed TetraTech
Principal Writer The Energy Fix
Undisclosed Threshold
Engineer Toshiba Energy Services and Solutions
Portfolio Manager, Utility & Grid Solutions Trane
Director, Market Development TrickleStar
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
Senior Program Coordinator United States Energy Association
2016 MBA Candidate University of California, Davis
Undisclosed Unknown
Undisclosed Unknown
Undisclosed Unknown
President Utility Integration Solutions, Inc.
Sr. Project Manager Utilligent
Senior Energy Efficiency Analyst Vectren Utility
Program Manager WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
Program Manager WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
CEO WaterFurnace
Sr. Vice President WaterFurnace International
Program Manager WeatherBug Home
Program Manager WeatherBug Home / Earth Networks
Program Manager WeatherBug Home / Earth Networks
Associate Engineer WECC
DSM Product Developer Xcel Energy
Undisclosed Xcel Energy
Load Management Analyst Xcel Energy
Associate Product Portfolio Manager Xcel Energy
Energy Engineer Xcel Energy
Load Management Analyst Xcel Energy
Program Manager Xcel Energy
Sr. Regulatory Analyst Xcel Energy
Business Development Manager Xignux
Principal System Engineer Xylem
Person in Charge Zeuthen Management Solutions Inc.