Comverge President and CEO to Present at 2011 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid
Industry leaders from Comverge, FERC, Department of Energy, Environmental Defense Fund and Arizona Public Service to Share Insights into Rapidly Changing Energy Market
NORCROSS, GA., July 11, 2011 - Comverge, Inc. (Nasdaq: COMV) president and CEO R. Blake Young will join energy industry leaders to share insight on the legislative, regulatory and industry issues facing energy markets at the 2011 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid. Hosted by the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS), the roundtable discussion will include representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Defense Fund and Arizona Public Service (APS). It will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C., at 9:00 a.m. ET on July 13, 2011.
With legislative and regulatory developments occurring at a rapid pace and utilities and the technology sector moving forward, it is becoming extremely difficult to gain a complete picture of the energy market. To help provide clarity, Young and industry leaders from the FERC, DOE, Environmental Defense Fund and APS will review technology, environmental, legislative and regulatory developments at both a federal and state level. In doing so, they will share unique insights into what is happening now in the dynamic energy market and what can be expected in the future.
Blake Young, President and CEO, Comverge, Inc.
Diane Regas, Associate VP, Programs, Environmental Defense Fund
Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, FERC
Patricia Hoffman, Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy
Tammy McLeod, VP and Chief Customer Officer, Arizona Public Service
2011 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid
Roundtable discussion: “Assessing the Situation”
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest
Washington D.C., DC 20004
Additionally, Clayton Hasty, VP of operations at Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and distributor, will share details on how Shaw Industries has partnered with Comverge and APS to successfully execute a demand response program. The presentation will include details on how the demand response program has contributed to its broader energy efficiency goals. The breakout session will take place on Thursday, July 14 at 9:45 a.m. ET.
For more information and to register for the event: www.smartgridtownmeeting.com
With more than 500 utility and 2,100 commercial customers, as well as five million residential deployments, Comverge brings unparalleled industry knowledge and experience to offer the most reliable, easy-to-use, and cost-effective intelligent energy management programs. We deliver the insight and control that enables energy providers and consumers to optimize their power usage through the industry's only proven, comprehensive set of technology, services and information management solutions. For more information, visit www.comverge.com.
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