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ACTION ITEMS: 

1. Need demand response and distributed energy resource training or know some who does?  Take the DR Fundamentals course online and attend the next DR Training Series at BGE's offices in Baltimore on April 8-12.  Details at www.peakload.org/demand-response-training. 

2.  Review 39th PLMA Conference agenda at www.peakload.org/39th-conference-agenda and see the over 100 professionals who have already registered at www.peakload.org/39th-conference-whos-coming.  Plan now to attend.

Member Pipeline.  Current member count is 152 organizations 
- New Members: APTIM

- Lost Members: Research into Action (merged with Opinion Dynamics),Tokyo Electric Power Company, Snohomish PUD, Fairbanks Morse

Award Program.  Nomination scoring is now underway by the Award Group and winners will be announced in April.

Future of DER Compendium.  Peer Reviewers recruited from the DER Integration and Thought Leadership Groups have selected 10 article abstracts and oriented the authors on the peer review process.  Publication is planned for May.  

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are: International Trade Administration's Top Markets Report: Smart Grid; Demand Response Overviewto APS Working Group; Calif. PUC Group Report on Load Shift, and recording from these PLMA webcasts: ConEd's Brooklyn Queens NWA Project; National Grid's NWA Projects, and FERC's DR Assessment Study. Access at www.peakload.org/resources

Member NewsMost recent additions are: Con Edison Seeks (Sr.) Specialist Position for Demand Response Team and Navigant Publishes Global DER Deployment Database PLMA posts news, RFPs, job postings, etc. on PLMA website at no cost as a member benefit. Access at www.peakload.org/news.

Events by PLMA Allies.
SPEER Clean Energy Exchange, April 8-9, 2019 in Austin, Texas is the premier energy efficiency event for Texas & Oklahoma.  Interact with industry leaders, hear keynotes Jeff Butler & Katharine Hayhoe, & engage in interactive breakout sessions.  Details at click here.

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar and includes these upcoming events:
March 21 - Dialogue: Industry Drive Report with Gavin Bade and Michael Brown
April 4 - Dialogue: SCE NWA Project with Max Carpenter & Rich Barone

April 8-12 - PLMA Training Course Series, Baltimore 
May 13-15 - 39th PLMA Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota