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PLMA Training: The Evolution of DR to DER, April 2021
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 12:30 PM to Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:30 PM EDT
Category: PLMA Training

PLMA Training Live Online Class
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The Evolution of DR to DER:
Fundamentals and the Path Forward

DATE: April 21 & 22, 2021 Live Online
TIME: This class is presented in two 4-Hour Days:
Wednesday, April 21, 12:30 to 4:30 pm ET   |   9:30 am to 1:30 pm PT

This two-day live online class explains how today’s demand response initiatives are evolving to interact with an emerging future with distributed energy resources for peak load management, and much more. The class content expands on a white paper available at www.peakload.org/DefiningEvolutionDR.

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Articulate a common, descriptive language for describing the evolution of demand response as seen through the eyes of industry leaders,
  • Explain the current state of the fundamental market principles and technology enabling demand response initiatives today,
  • Compare and contrast how demand response programs perform relative to energy efficiency, thermal/battery storage, and renewable energy initiatives,
  • Introduce examples of portfolio design strategies and implementation tactics to address the challenges of a fading boundary between bulk power exchange and retail electricity usage,
  • Detail-free and low-cost resources to learn more about topics and initiatives discussed.

Registration Rates

  • Staff of PLMA member organizations: $199
  • All others: $399
  • A limited number of class scholarships are available, contact [email protected] to learn more.

Staff of PLMA member organizations must sign-in to receive member registration rates. If you are not a PLMA member, click on register and follow the directions to create a free Nonmember Attendee user profile to receive the non-member rate.

Who Should Attend

This class is well-suited to new and transitioning utility and regulatory staff employees, and solution providers seeking to improve their  knowledge of how to transition, reposition, or create customer programs to address DR methods and emerging DERs to meet peak electricity demand, mitigate high energy prices, and manage variable generation.

The class is open to all industry stakeholders, with significantly discounted rates available to PLMA member organizations and partners. To see who attends PLMA classes, please click here.

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