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Member Update, October 2020 

Member Pipeline. Current member count is 166 organizations
- New Members: none
- Lost Members: Warranty Design

42nd Conference.  Over 200 registered to participate in the conference so far! See who at www.peakload.org/42nd-conference-whos-connectingPLMA Member Passes provide a 2-for-1 registration to the conference. See details at www.peakload.org/42nd-plma-conference. 

Training.  The "DR to DER Evolution" course will be presented online via GoToWebinar on Oct. 28-29, rather than in-person the day before the conference.  

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are a webcast/podcast recording from two PLMA activities:  PLMA's DER Integration Interest Group: Evolving Forward; and a Whitepaper from Guidehouse titled "Capturing Value from Electric Water Heaters as a Non-Invasive DR Resource." Access at www.peakload.org/resources

Member NewsPLMA posts news, RFPs, job postings, etc. on PLMA website at no cost as a member benefit. Newest posts are: DOE Connected Communities funding program; SmartElek EVSE Receives Safety Listing; Tucson Electric Power Seeks RFI to Identify Load Management Platform Providers; FERC Opens Wholesale Markets to Distributed Resources; and The Real-World Benefits of Advanced Load Shifting.  Access at www.peakload.org/news  

Interest Groups.  PLMA is investigating the potential for an Electric Transportation/Mobility Interest Group.  If you are interested in such a group, including potentially serving as a co-chair, please contact Rich Philip at [email protected].

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar and here are some other upcoming activities:
Oct. 22 HOT TOPIC Conversation: A Sneak Peak at the 42nd PLMA Conference
Oct 27 Load Management Dialogue: Perspectives on FERC Order 2222
Oct. 28-29 DR to DER Evolution training course
Nov. 2 PLMA Board Meeting
Nov. 5 DER Strategic Initiative Session
Nov. 9-12 42nd PLMA Conference