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OpenADR Alliance To Host Member Meeting and Open House Event at Southern California Edison

MORGAN HILL, Calif., May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) smart grid standard,today announced it is hosting a Member Meeting and Open House May 13-14th at the Southern California Edison Energy Education Center in Irwindale, California. The event will include sessions on OpenADR targeted to utilities, independent system operators (ISO), regulators and control suppliers.

"This will provide a rare opportunity to meet with Demand Response experts who share a common interest in this rapidly growing marketplace," said Barry Haaser, managing director, OpenADR Alliance. "Attendees will gain valuable insight into how the OpenADR standard is strengthening the electrical grid through improved energy efficiency and reliability."

There will be a half-day workshop from 8am to noon PT on May 13th, which is designed to bring OpenADR implementers and Utility DR program managers up to speed with OpenADR. The workshop by QualityLogic, will be broken down into three parts including an overview of OpenADR's major features and functions, best practices for using OpenADR with a variety of DR Program types, and guidance for OpenADR developer resources and tools. For more information on the workshop and to register please visit.

The Member Meeting and Open House starts at 1:00 PM PT for members and non-members for a nominal fee. The meeting will be kicked off with a keynote address from Mauro Dresti, Senior Manager, Mass Market Solutions, Southern California Edison. Attendees will be informed on the latest developments involving the OpenADR Alliance as well as hear from industry experts on the latest utility projects and product implementations. The event will will conclude with an evening reception, allowing attendees to network with OpenADR Alliance members. For additional information please visit.

About the OpenADR Alliance

The OpenADR Alliance fosters the development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard through collaboration, education, training, testing, and certification. The OpenADR Alliance is open to all interested stakeholders interested in accelerating the adoption of the OpenADR standard for price- and reliability-based demand response. More information can be obtained at http://www.openadr.org/ .

CONTACT: Shannon Mayette OpenADR Alliance +1 602-882-4733 Shannon@openadr.org

Source:OpenADR Alliance