Member Update

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To:          Staff of PLMA Member Organizations listed at www.peakload.org/plma-member-directory
Subject:  PLMA Member Update, July 2018

Member Pipeline

- current member count is 140 organizations
- New Members: Enbala; WaterFurnace
- Lost Members: Ecova (now Engie Insights); Synergy Companies

Brand Refresh.  PLMA's website is refreshed with our new "Load Management Leadership" tagline and refreshed colors.  Utility Dive's campaign with our article titled: "PLMA's Leadership in Sharing Load Management Expertise" is now online at https://www.utilitydive.com/news/plmas-leadership-in-sharing-load-management-expertise/527553.

Demand Response Training Series in Phoenix This Fall. The 2-day DR Markets and 2-day DR Program Design and Implementation courses will next be presented back-to-back on Oct. 8-12 in APS offices co-hosted by APS and SRP.  Agenda and registration details are at www.peakload.org/demand-response-training

38th PLMA Conference in Austin.  Registration is now open and agenda is online at www.peakload.org/38th-conference-agenda. Interest Group meetings on Monday are now included in registration (not a separate ticket), but you may still choose your topics.  A few table-top display and Sponsor Showcase spots are still available at www.peakload.org/38th-conference-sponsor-opps.  Be sure to reserve a guest room at the Hyatt Austin with our $249 preferred before our room block sells out.  Details at www.peakload.org/38th-conference-attend.  

SEPA Grid Evolution Summit.
 Over 40 attended pre-event DR Evolution workshop and over 10 attended Member Meetup at Tuesday breakfast.  

E4TheFuture NWA Study.  Case studies have been drafted and shared with SEPA staff and peer review group.  Next step is for SEPA to draft and peer-review "wrap around" report for publication by November.   

Member News. PLMA will post your company announcements, RFPs, job posting, etc. on the PLMA website at no cost. Latest updates are: Olivia Patterson Named Vice President;  CPS Energy Seeks Measurement & Verification Service; Zen Ecosystems Seeks Regional Sales Director; and DER white paper from CPower with Navigant. See the latest Member News at www.peakload.org/news.

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are recordings for PLMA webcasts in June on Gulf Power, DER in Smart Homes, and Jennifer Potter recordings. Learn more and access at www.peakload.org/resources.
 

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar except for the following:
July 10 – Michael Brown and Ed Thomas participated in Distributech Agenda Planning Meeting, Denver
July 19 - Matt Carlson represented PLMA at NRECA Beneficial Electrification Leadership Forum, Arlington, VA

Sept. 25-28 - E Source Forum, Denver.  E Source is offering a 50% discount to PLMA utility members who are not E Source members when you register with code PLMA50