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The Grid Forward community is active across a wide range of objectives, topics, activities… and events. The events calendar below is a curated collection of the events we see that have the most interest and participation among the grid modernization organizations in our region. If you know an event we should be featuring, please send a note to David Smith.
Growing Need for Automated Demand Response
The NW Power and Conservation Council’s 7th Power Plan includes specific requirements for demand response as a critical resource in the Northwest. Automated demand response programs are expected to play an important role in helping Power Plan to achieve its goals. Recognizing the need for industry education, Smart Grid NW is collaborating with the OpenADR Alliance to sponsor two important workshops in the Pacific Northwest.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join key industry associations, OpenADR Alliance + Smart Grid Northwest, for a workshop lead by Jim Zuber, chief test architect from QualityLogic. Workshop attendees will learn how to leverage the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) 2.0 smart grid standard to support popular energy programs, such as Critical Peak Pricing, Capacity Bidding, Thermostat and Direct Load Control, Fast DR Dispatch/Ancillary Services, Electric Vehicle (EV) DR and Distributed Energy Resources (DER) DR. The workshop also includes a new section, which addresses OpenADR and DER, Transactive Energy and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Participants will leave the workshop with a solid understanding of how the OpenADR standard operates, backed with a detailed understanding of DR Program design and industry best practices contained in the OpenADR Alliance DR Program Guide.
Date & Location
September 27, 2016
1200 12th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
Workshop Registration Fee
$199 – OpenADR Alliance Members
$249 – Non-members
The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption, and compliance of the OpenADR grid standard.
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