PHOENIX, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP, www.aesp.org) announces Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as the Host Utility of the association's national conference to be held in Orlando, Fla., January 28-31, 2013.
The conference, expected to attract 750+ professionals from all areas of energy efficiency, will present over 60 sessions that will cover topical energy-related challenges and trends in program design, implementation, pricing, policy, demand response, behavior change, marketing and evaluation.
The opening keynote presentation will feature a panel discussion on energy policy presided by key figures from government, utility and a public interest group, including Kateri Callahan from the Alliance to Save Energy, David Lee from the U.S. Department of Energy, and Gene Rodrigues from Southern California Edison. In addition to participating in conference sessions, networking events and training courses, attendees can visit 55 exhibitors who will be showcasing their latest programs, technologies and services in the Expo Hall.
"FPL is looking forward to welcoming energy professionals from around the country to this annual meeting," said Wayne Besley, Director of DSM at FPL. "It's a great opportunity to share ideas and expertise on the latest innovations in energy efficiency programs, with the ultimate goal being a sustainable energy future."
Based in Juno Beach, FPL is the largest rate-regulated utility in Florida and the third largest in the U.S., serving roughly 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida. FPL is a national leader in energy efficiency, offering energy efficiency programs to its customers for more than 30 years. FPL's program management team recently enhanced their DSM knowledge and skills by completing a broad training curriculum delivered through the AESP Institute.
"We are delighted that FPL is serving as the Host Utility for this event. FPL is a leader in energy efficiency program design and implementation and our conference attendees will benefit from their experiences and lessons learned," said Meg Matt, President & CEO of AESP. "We are privileged to be collaborating with them on this national energy efficiency stage."
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The Association of Energy Services Professionals (www.aesp.org) provides professional development programs, a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience. Our members work in the energy services industry and represent electric and natural gas utilities, public benefits associations, regulatory and nonprofit entities, vendors, manufacturers and consulting firms. Founded in 1989, AESP is a member-based association dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy management and distributed renewable resources.
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