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Demand Response Training - PLMA DR Wholesale Markets
Tuesday, December 07, 2021, 11:00 AM to Wednesday, December 08, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: PLMA Training

PLMA Training Live Online Class
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Demand Response Wholesale Markets

DATE: December 7-8, 2021 Live Online
TIME: This class is presented in two 4-Hour Days:
Tuesday, Dec 7, 12:30 to 4:30 pm ET   |   9:30 am to 1:30 pm PT
Wednesday, Dec 8, 12:30 to 4:30 pm ET   |   9:30 am to 1:30 pm PT

This two-day interactive, online class explores how to leverage wholesale energy market models to design demand response programs for traditionally regulated, restructured, and emerging electricity markets; a detailed review of the similarities and differences among markets in which demand resources can participate; and, the current and future roles for electricity consumers, aggregators, energy retailers, utilities, and market operators; and the role of DERs and Storage in the market.

Class Topics Include:

  • General structure of traditionally regulated and restructured energy markets and role of market participants
  • Review, history, markets and products of PJM, NYISO, ISO New England, ERCOT, CAISO, MISO, SPP, IESO, and AEMO
  • Economics, configuration and process modeling; group exercise
  • Types of markets/services in which demand response could participate—energy, capacity, ancillary services, emergency, economic, etc. plus a group exercise
  • Review of other important emerging markets and international markets
  • Review of important, controversial market design and regulatory issues
  • Opportunities and grid planning implications for retail energy marketers, utilities, technology and service vendors
  • Explore the emerging role of energy storage and other demand-side resource trends
  • Future outlook and evolving trends
  • Tools, techniques, communication standards, plus a group exercise
  • Class content review test
  • Facilitated Mentor Round Table Discussion

Registration Fees (for the live, online class): 

  • PLMA member rate: $1,199
    • A complimentary member pass may be available for Sustaining and Advisory-level members.
  • Non-member rate: $1,699

Who Should Attend
This class is well-suited to new and transitioning utility and regulatory staff employees and to solution providers. It offers a breadth of knowledge on how to transition, reposition, and create customer programs based on demand response and distributed energy resources as a means to address peak electricity demand, mitigate high energy prices, and manage variable generation. The primary audience includes new and transitioning utility and regulatory staff as well as solution providers seeking to improve their knowledge of how transition/reposition/create customer programs to address demand response methods and emerging distributed energy resources to meet peak electricity demand, mitigate the impact of high energy prices, and manage variable generation.

The class is open to all energy industry stakeholders. PLMA offers significantly discounted rates to PLMA member organizations and partners. 

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Contact: Rich Philip, PLMA | [email protected]