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ACTION ITEMS:   

1. Register 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 and a look at the 150 who have already registered is at www.peakload.org/40th-conference-attend

Member Pipeline - Current member count is 163 organizations.
- New Members: New York Power Authority, Oracle, Smartenit
- Lost Members: Tacoma Power; Carina Technology

Interest Groups.  Connected Devices group updated their mission at www.peakload.org/connecteddevices.  Global Load Management Group is promoting its session in a news release at www.peakload.org/international-der-projects-to-be-explored. An email regarding a California working group meeting on thermal energy storage was sent to all DER Integration and Connected Device group members; see it at click here.     

Speaker Bureau.  Brian Doyle of Xcel Energy and ULME Steering Committee Co-Chair, and Jenny Roehm of Schneider Electric and PLMA Thought Leadership Co-chair will co-present at an ACEEE Conference on Efficiency as a Resource with a presentation titled “The Future of Distributed Energy Resource.”  Full agenda at click here   

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are: webcast recordings of Rocky Mountain Power for Frequency Dispatch; and Load Flexibility Potential in U.S. by 2030.  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: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Seeks Senior Customer Care Program Manager; International Distributed Energy Resource Projects to be Explored; and Call for Self-Nominations for PLMA At-Large Director Positions Ends September 16Access at www.peakload.org/news 

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar and here are some upcoming activities:
Oct.10 - IDSM Path Forward Dialogue with Joel Gilbert, Apogee Interactive & PLMA Cofounder 
Oct. 21-23 - 2019 SEEA Conference in Atlanta. Mention you are PLMA member staff to receive the SEEA member rate 
Oct. 29-30 - GreentechMedia Power and Renewables Summit. Mention you are PLMA member staff to receive 15% discount
Nov. 4-6 - 40th PLMA Conference & 20th Anniversary Celebration, St. Petersburg, Florida