Comverge to Share Insights Into Successful Demand Response Programs at PLMA Spring Conference 2013

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from Comverge will participate in two panel sessions at the Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) Spring Conference 2013. The PLMA Spring Conference brings together more than 100 utility, regulatory and business professionals to focus on demand response and regulatory updates from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The conference takes place at the Hilton Downtown Austin in Austin, Texas from April 23–25, 2013.

During the first session, Comverge's Jason Cigarran, vice president of corporate marketing and communications and a PLMA board member, will join a panel discussion with other industry leaders to showcase innovative new demand response technologies. In the second session, Comverge's Edwin Reyes, director of utility sales for the Southwest Region, will be joined by representatives from TXU Energy, Austin Energy and the Environmental Defense Fund to share successful Texas demand response case studies. During the session, participants will detail how demand response programs can help utilities meet meeting regulatory mandates and increase customer satisfaction.

  • Ann Perreault, Cooper Power Systems
  • Chris Knudson, AutoGrid Systems
  • Dave Hyland, Schneider Electric
  • Dennis Quinn, Joule Assets
  • Jason Cigarran, Comverge
  • Mark Kerbel, REGEN Energy
  • Michel Kamel, MelRok
  • Ti Mougne, E Source (Moderator)
  • Colin Meehan, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Edwin Reyes, Comverge (Moderator)
  • Jennifer Pulliam, TXU Energy
  • Scott Jarman, Austin Energy

The PLMA Spring Conference 2013 brings together market practitioners, technology firms and utilities active in the demand response marketplace to discuss regulatory and policy updates. To learn more about the PLMA Spring Conference 2013 and to see a complete program 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 Simon Jones, PR for Comverge Vice President Blanc and Otus 415-856-5155

Source:Comverge, Inc.