Comverge to Participate in Panel on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge, Inc. will participate in a panel discussion at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Sustainable Business Council's (SBC) "Smart Grid: Get Plugged In!" event. Laura Berland-Shane, Comverge's director of utility markets-West and LEED AP, will moderate a panel titled "Meet the Technology Innovators." The discussion will take place at UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) in Los Angeles, CA on November 13, 2013.

The session participants will discuss innovative technologies being utilized in the development of the smart grid. Featuring insights from organizations including Southern California Edison (SCE), Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc., UCLA's Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC), and CODA Energy, the panel will provide attendees with a glimpse into the future of energy management.

  • What: Panel: "Meet the Technology Innovators"
  • When: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. PT, Wednesday, November 13, 2013
  • Where: UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute, 675 Charles E Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA
  • Laura Berland-Shane, Comverge (moderator)
  • David N. Patterson, Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc.
  • Dr. Rajit Gadh, UCLA's Smart Grid Energy Research Center
  • John Bryan, CODA Energy
  • Percy Haralson, Southern California Edison

Hosted by the SBC and UCLA, the "Smart Grid: Get Plugged In!" event will be an evening focused on sustainable business development and insightful smart grid technology discussion. The event will feature a networking reception with smart grid experts, in addition to the panel discussion on innovative new technologies. To learn more please visit:

About Comverge

Comverge delivers a comprehensive suite of intelligent energy management solutions that enable utilities, grid operators, and commercial and industrial organizations to optimize their energy usage in order to reduce costs, meet regulatory requirements, and support sustainability initiatives. With 30 years of experience helping customers implement innovative Demand-Side Management programs, Comverge has deployed more than five and a half million energy management devices, recruited over one million residential customers into mass market demand response programs, and served thousands of commercial & industrial customers. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

CONTACT: For Additional Information Jason Cigarran Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications Comverge, Inc. 678-823-6784

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