Comverge to Detail How to Create a New Demand Response Market at DistribuTECH Africa

NORCROSS, Ga., March 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge, Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Energy Management solutions for residential and commercial & industrial (C&I) customers, will conduct a presentation on demand response at the DistribuTECH Africa conference. DistribuTECH Africa brings together the entire spectrum of the power utility delivery industry to provide comprehensive coverage of the power needs, resources and issues facing the electricity generation industries across sub-Saharan Africa. The conference will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa from March 17-19, 2014.

Brandon Fleisher, Comverge's director of international program management, will present a session entitled "The Creation of a New Demand Response Market in South Africa: A Case Study." The presentation will be a case study detailing how Comverge worked with Eskom, the largest electricity provider in Africa, to design, implement and manage Africa's first market for demand response resources.

  • What: The Creation of a New Demand Response Market in South Africa: A Case Study
  • When: 2:00-3:30 p.m., Monday, March 17, 2014
  • Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Who: Brandon Fleisher, director of international program management, Comverge

DistribuTECH Africa will address industry experts responsible for ensuring power supply, and officials from the national and regional political spheres who influence energy policy. The conference is an important event for meeting major players in the African and international transmission and distribution sector and learning about the latest technologies. To register for the conference 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

Source:Comverge, Inc.