Latest PLMA Member News | The Voice of Load Management Professionals

If you would like to submit an item to include on the PLMA Member News page, please email it, along with a short description, to [email protected]

#   #   #

Xcel Energy Job Opportunity: Marketing Coordinator


Position Summary

Responsible for development and delivery of key marketing elements across a variety of products and markets. Support all aspects of product life cycle to meet or exceed business objectives across C&I or Mass segments. Actively work to identify and/or develop new products and experiences for customers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage strategic marketing plans, email and social media campaigns, production and distribution of print and digital advertising, business and community outreach, event planning, regulatory process support, and budget development and monitoring for elements of highly complex or whole ownership of low to moderately complex B2C and B2B products and services.
  • Support and own elements of development and management of performance tracking and customer feedback mechanisms using quantitative metrics, customer insights, and data analysis to tie results to business objectives.
  • Create, build and maintain relationships that enhance performance of business unit, including vendors and other internal and external stakeholders. Support product objectives through providing information and problem resolution across stakeholder groups.
  • Financial process support, facilitating vendor and customer transactions via financial management and reporting systems. Provide product expenditure support and compile data for team review.
  • Participate actively in the development of new products and experiences, collaborating with cross-functional project teams and interacting directly with external stakeholders as well as with customers.

CLICK HERE to read the full job description and to apply.


Xcel Energy Job Opportunity: Product Portfolio Manager - Demand Mgmt Job (MN)


Position Summary

Manage all aspects of product life cycle to meet or exceed P&L or DSM goals across C&I or Mass segments. Manage all aspects of the portfolio's marketing mix, communications, training, and support needs. Drive effectiveness of product delivery and customer satisfaction.


  • Responsible for the corporation's product market vision, plans and status to meet market segments' needs and product goals. Oversee and ensure all portfolio strategies meet corporate and customer needs.
  • Implement all aspects of portfolio's marketing mix including: pricing, sales channels, launch activities, acquisition and retention, life-cycle management and customer migration paths. Manage all aspects of daily product portfolio issues across segments to meet goals. Provide work direction to achieve goals.
  • Develop budgets, sales forecasts, DSM and profitability goals. Track the progress of each portfolio (P&L) and product against target. Accountability to product P&L. Ensure programs are being implemented within regulatory policies and requirements (specific for each state).
  • Drive and champion recommendations to Product Development of new technologies available. Ensure product content and prices are accurate.

CLICK HERE to read the full job description and to apply.


PLMA Receives USEA Volunteer of the Year Award

Mike Brown PLMA Award

WASHINGTON DC – May 31, 2022 - Last Thursday, at USEA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Public Policy Forum, the USEA Volunteer Awards were presented by USEA Senior Director Will Polen and Senior Program Director Marjorie Jean-Pierre.

USEA created the International Volunteer Recognition Program to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions to USEA activities. The International Volunteer Recognition Program highlights the extraordinary contributions of the U.S. energy industry to support U.S. government initiatives, demonstrate global corporate and social responsibilities, and contribute to worldwide sustainable development.

The 2022 recipients are:

International Partner of the Year:

  • NPC Ukrenergo, accepted by Volodymyr Kudrytski, CEO

Corporate Volunteer Awards:

  • Energy Exemplar, accepted by David Wilson, CEO
  • Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA), accepted by Michael Brown, Manager, DSM Services, NV Energy

Individual Energy Volunteer of the Year:

  • Andy Bochman, Senior Grid Strategist, Idaho National Laboratory

CLICK HERE to read the full press release.


New Hampshire Electric Co-op Job Opportunity: Senior Data Analyst


The Position
Advanced Reporting to the Vice President of Power Resources, the Senior Data Analyst collaborates with, performs business and data analysis for, and provides assistance to the Power Resources and Access Department staff and other business units. Uses statistical tools, probability theory, statistical modeling, data visualization, predicative analytics, and other data analysis techniques to monitor, analyze, forecast, provide insights and report on members’ electricity demands and characteristics, supply, Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), and options to effectively meet members’ electricity interaction needs and expectations.


  1. Supports the strategic goals of NHEC by assisting in the process of achieving Balanced Scorecard objectives and strategic initiatives.
  2. Supports the cultural goals of NHEC by exhibiting self-leadership, developing, and maintaining effective working relationships within the department, across other areas of NHEC and with external partners, consultants, and vendors, having a results orientation, being innovative, and seeking feedback.
  3. Identifies, evaluates business challenges and opportunities related to members’ electricity demands and both member-supplied and NHEC-supplied electricity supply and demand resources.
  4. Responsible for maintenance and integrity of department and corporate data, files, and databases. Designs and maintains data systems and databases. Creates and manages data backups and restorations.
  5. Organizes and conducts business analysis requirements gathering sessions. Defines and documents the scope of work, a detailed requirements definition, and implementation processes.
  6. Provides data library references by writing and maintaining user documentation.
  7. Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending educational classes, conferences, reading professional magazines, and participating in professional societies in areas of electricity demand and resources and other related areas.
  8. Keeps informed of regional power markets, resources, renewable energy and transmission issues, plans, activities, developments, events, and trends which may affect or be of interest to NHEC based on analysis and working knowledge of NHEC’s members’, demands, resources and transmission service requirements. A working knowledge of ISO-New England terminology, processes, procedures, and practices is a plus.
  9. Assist with the maintenance of power resources, transmission and access cost, and quantity historical and forecast data. Proposes solutions to more effectively process and store historical and forecast data.
  10. Assists with the provision of information and analysis for developing power and demand resources, and regional access rates by maintaining current information, and keeping forecast data current, by Revised May 2022 staying abreast of information, and news that could impact power and regional access costs. Also, assists with development of long–term and short-term forecasts and budget information relative to the department’s areas of responsibility.
  11. Ensures adherence to NHEC’s and the department’s risk management policies, procedures, and practices. Assists in the development and implementation of meaningful risk management procedures and processes related to the department’s functions.
  12. Provides analysis and advice as requested or required in relation to the department’s own functions and as may be needed in relation to other areas of the business.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

CLICK HERE to read the full job description and to apply.


Redefining Excellence: Introducing ecobee Smart Thermostat Premium & Smart Thermostat Enhanced


TORONTO – May 17, 2022 – Since launching the world’s first smart thermostat in 2009, ecobee has continued to redefine what a thermostat can do. Today’s introduction of ecobee Smart Thermostat Premium and Smart Thermostat Enhanced pushes the boundaries of the category to improve comfort, home health, and security, while continuing to deliver the energy saving features synonymous with ecobee.

Smart Thermostat Premium and Smart Thermostat Enhanced combine quality materials and advanced engineering for the company’s most sophisticated smart thermostats yet. The new smart thermostats are built with radar – ecobee’s most advanced sensor technology to date – for improved occupancy and motion detection, while a refreshed user experience and larger display make them easier to use than ever before. ecobee’s new flagship Smart Thermostat Premium offers all this plus so much more. With a harmonious combination of design and function, Smart Thermostat Premium is the only smart thermostat with both an indoor air quality monitor and an embedded smart speaker with a choice of Siri1 or Alexa built-in, encased in a stunning zinc body.

“At ecobee, we believe the future smart home will be more resilient and efficient, and we remain committed to achieving these goals by offering advanced technologies designed to improve everyday life and create a more sustainable world,” said ecobee Founder and CEO, Stuart Lombard. “Our all-new smart thermostat lineup is our smartest yet, with industry leading technology including radar and a new intuitive user experience, and is designed to bring families more comfort, energy savings, and peace of mind, while improving home health and looking great on your wall.”

CLICK HERE to read the full press release.

<< first < Prev 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Next > last >>

Page 36 of 69