42nd PLMA Conference Opens to Strong Energy Sector Participation


300+ load management professionals register from across North America to participate in peer-reviewed sessions, plus multiple learning, networking, and engagement opportunities.

Plainfield, IN – November 10, 2020 - PLMA (Peak Load Management Alliance) opened its 42nd PLMA Conference yesterday featuring a highly interactive, four-day online learning and networking experience. With registrations exceeding 300, PLMA will continue to welcome new attendees during the event which runs through Thursday, November 12, 2020.

The 42nd PLMA Conference includes eighteen curated and peer-selected sessions, both live and on-demand. It also offers four networking events hosted on a user-friendly platform that enables one-click video meetings, chats, voice calls, and the exchange of contact information among attendees.

“What makes this PLMA Conference unique is a combination of the high quality, peer-evaluated content PLMA is known for, together with the welcoming community experience that has always been part of PLMA’s in-person events,” said PLMA Chair Michael Brown. “PLMA remains committed to enhancing our online capabilities and presence as we continue to address the advanced learning and networking needs of load management practitioners everywhere.”

About the PLMA Conference
Twice a year, PLMA hosts a conference gathering for load management professionals who work for utilities, technology innovators, solutions providers, trade allies, and regulators from across the U.S., and increasingly, around the world.

The 42nd PLMA Conference agenda includes eighteen peer-evaluated sessions selected from a pool of 45+ submitted abstracts. More than 50 speakers and presenters will share their knowledge and experiences with flexible demand management, distributed energy resources, pricing, customer engagement, program successes and lessons learned, plus the challenges and opportunities of COVID-19. With over 110 first-time attendees and a format that encourages conversations, connections, networking, and business opportunities, PLMA is proud to serve as the voice of load management.

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PLMA Announces it 2021-2022 Board Election Results

PLMA’s November board meeting, historically held on the eve of its Fall conference, occurred this year on November 2, 2020. The organization announced the results of its recent elections for the eight positions that make up its Executive Committee. The 2021-2022 governing body includes the following industry professionals, who will begin their two-year Executive Committee term on January 1, 2021:

Justin Chamberlain, CPS Energy Robin Maslowski, Guidehouse
Laurie Duhan, Baltimore Gas & Electric Olivia Patterson, Opinion Dynamics
Derek Kirchner, Consumers Energy Christine Riker, Energy Solutions
Ruth Kiselewich, ICF Andrea Simmonsen, Idaho Power


About PLMA
PLMA is a 501(c)(6) non-profit association founded in 1999 that serves 167 member organizations as the Voice of Load Management Practitioners. PLMA seeks to advance practical applications of dynamic load management and distributed energy resources by providing a forum where members educate one another and explore innovative approaches to program delivery, pricing constructs, and technology adoption. Learn more at www.peakload.org, the LinkedIn PLMA Group page, and on Twitter @PLMAdr.

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