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2015 Comverge Utility Conference Brings Together Thought Leaders to Discuss Demand Management Industry

NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge Inc., the leading provider of demand management solutions for electric utilities, will bring together leaders in demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement at the 2015 Comverge Utility Conference (CUC). Utility executives, Comverge partners, regulators and other demand management professionals will attend the two-day event to discuss the latest trends, best practices and technology innovations in the industry. The conference will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Spa from April 8-10, 2015.

The conference will feature discussions focusing on today's demand management landscape and the future of the industry. Comverge president, chairman and CEO Gregory Dukat will discuss Comverge's vision for demand management and provide a corporate update. Keynote speaker Doug Hanson (www.doughanson.com) will show attendees how to create peak performance through positive shifts in skills, mindset, energy and connection. Hanson is nationally and internationally recognized as a speaker, consultant, and peak performance coach with customers all over the world.

Other agenda highlights include sessions focused on:

  • Best practices for aggregating demand response resources
  • Current trends in demand management, such as migrating to two-way devices, demand response optimization and using Wi-Fi thermostats
  • The regulatory environment for demand management
  • The value of an integrated approach to demand response and energy efficiency

"Attendees from previous editions of the Comverge Utility Conference provided extremely positive feedback on the event, and we are excited to again provide an opportunity for our partners and customers to come together to discuss current trends in the demand management industry," said Dukat. "As utilities are faced with challenges such as increasing amounts of variable electricity supply and the need to drive enhanced customer engagement, our conference is an ideal forum for industry leaders and utility professionals to share insight on the best practices for implementing demand management programs."

Attendees are able to register now through February 15 for the early bird rate of $295 for utilities and regulators, and $395 for vendors. Learn more here: http://www.comverge.com/news-events/events/2015/2015-comverge-utility-conference/

About Comverge

Comverge is an industry-leading provider of integrated demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions that enable electric utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands and enhance the customer experience. Through its combination of software, hardware and services, Comverge helps utilities optimize the management of every aspect of an energy management program, from participant recruitment and device installation to call center support, control events and measurement and verification. Comverge has worked with hundreds of electric utilities to deploy nearly six million energy management devices and enroll more than 1.6 million residential customers into mass-market demand management programs. For more information, visit www.comverge.com and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

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

Source:Comverge, Inc.