[This message is being sent as both an email and as a post to Member Update Page at www.peakload.org/member-update--august-2019 

ACTION ITEMS:  
1. Register before Sept. 4 to get Early Bird discount for 40th PLMA Conference.  
Make plans now to attend the fall conference from November 4-6 at Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, Florida. Registration details are at www.peakload.org/40th-conference-attend

Member Pipeline - Current member count is 161 organizations.
- New Members: Scott Madden, Clean Power Research, Doosan Gridtech, Public Service of Oklahoma
- Lost Members: Tendril, Simple Energy and Ecotagious have merged to form Uplight

40th PLMA Conference, St. Petersburg.  Agenda is now online at www.peakload.org/40th-conference-agenda. Staff conducted session cochair and presenter orientation webcasts.  All past PLMA chairs and the founding Executive Director have accepted the invitation to attend the 20th Anniversary Celebration on Monday evening.    

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are: Bonneville Power Administration, Portland General Electric, and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance for Water Heater Communications.  Access at www.peakload.org/resources

Member News. PLMA posts news, RFPs, job postings, etc. on PLMA website at no cost as a member benefit.  Newest posts are: Utility Dive and PLMA Rename Free Weekly Newsletter and Navigant Publishes Utility Demand Response Program White Paper. Access at www.peakload.org/news 

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar and here are some upcoming activities:
Sept. 17-20 - 2019 E Source Forum in Denver (member event)

Oct. 1-2 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative 2019 Members Meeting and Fall Workshop in Minneapolis (partner event)
Oct. 7-9 - GridFWD 2019 in Seattle (partner event)
Oct. 21-23 -  2019 SEEA Conference in Atlanta. Mention you are PLMA member staff to receive the SEEA member rate (partner event)
Nov. 4-6 - 40th PLMA Conference & 20th Anniversary Celebration, St. Petersburg, Florida