Consert’s Todd Horsman to Present with CPS Energy & ERCOT at the Virtual Power Plants Online SummitJul. 24, 2012, 11:48 AM EST
Todd Horsman, Executive Director for Consert Inc., an intelligent energy management company that provides the most advanced, high value load management system available, will join Wayne Callender of CPS Energy and Paul Wattles of ERCOT in presenting during the Virtual Power Plants Online Summit on Thursday, July 26.
SAN ANTONIO – Todd Horsman, Executive Director for Consert Inc., an intelligent energy management company that provides the most advanced, high value load management system available, will join Wayne Callender of CPS Energy and Paul Wattles of ERCOT in presenting during the Virtual Power Plants Online Summit on Thursday, July 26. Their session, “Virtual Power Plants: A Utility, Regulatory, and Energy Management Service Provider Discussion,” is at 11 a.m.
“I look forward to sharing Consert’s impact on the success of CPS Energy’s Home Manager program and our work qualifying load resources within ERCOT,” said Horsman. “The Virtual Peak Plant Online Summit is an incredible opportunity for industry insiders to come together and share the positive effect new energy technology has on the electric utility industry.”
The Virtual Power Plants Online Summit is designed to help utilities understand and capitalize on the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies. Topics covered during the day-long series of online in-depth presentations, case studies and interactive Q&A sessions include:
• Bringing together demand response and distributed energy generation
• The role of the smart grid in enabling DER and VPPs
• Coordinated management of distributed energy resources
• Defining components and characteristics of the VPP
• Supply-side and demand-side VPPs
• Clarifying the VPP business model and roadmap
• Renewables integration and the VPP
• Integration of VPPs and the existing grid
• The use of electric vehicle resources in the VPP
• Future potential of VPPs in the smart grid energy mix
Registration for the event is at http://www.smartgridobserver.com/index-vpvs.htm.
Headquartered in San Antonio, Consert converts electric consumption in homes and small businesses into cost-effective, clean sources of capacity and energy reserves for utilities. The Consert load management solution is based on real-time, wireless technology which allows participants to conserve energy using a web-based, home area network. Consert utilizes the Verizon Wireless 3G networks to provide real-time communication to the Consert data center. This highly secure network delivers fast data speeds and increased efficiencies for utilities, like CPS Energy