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Three Reasons Your DER Strategy Isn’t Working Like You Planned (and how you can be creating more value)

September 07, 2021

The electric grid is amidst a transition to a cleaner more dependable and sustainable future. Today, the grid needs flexible resources many organizations currently possesses to complete that transition. These Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) include: energy storage, generation, demand response, energy efficiency and many more. The solution sounds simple, implement DERs, help the grid, improve sustainability and lower energy costs. But for most, this far more complex that it sounds. Join us for this 30-minute webinar to learn the four reasons that your DER strategy may not be working like you planned. It’s never too late to create or adjust a strategy that saves resources, drives better resilience and grid reliability, more cost savings and a predictable revenue stream.

Watch now to learn these four common errors and what you can do to get your strategy on track for success through site-level optimization, automation, and holistic energy management.

Key Takeaways/Learning Objectives:
What is driving the Grid and DER evolution
The four most common reasons DER strategies don’t deliver
How to start improving your DER and Energy Management strategy today
How to maximize the value of your assets

Rob Windle, Executive Director, Distributed Resources

Mr. Windle directs his energies to expanding the monetization of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as decentralized energy generation and battery storage. DERs allow energy consumers to generate financial cost offsets and revenue benefits from increased energy markets participation while leveraging existing and planned systems infrastructure and assets. Previously, He has more than 20 years of experience in direct and channel sales, channel program development, and management within the Energy, Enterprise Software, and Automation Controls industries. Mr. Windle is a Certified Energy Manager and serves as a board member of the Technology Association of Georgia’s Smart Energy Solutions group. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial
Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Windle and his wife live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Millie Knowlton, Sr. Manager, Strategy & Business Development

Millie is the senior manager of strategy and business development at CPower Energy Management, a leading national energy solutions provider. In her role, Knowlton leads new product development and commercialization. Prior to CPower, Knowlton spent four years at Tesla working in commercial energy storage, grid services, and project development. Knowlton has a master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford.

APS Peak Rewards for Education (Webinar)

July 15, 2021

The APS Peak Solutions demand response program offers schools, colleges, and universities the opportunity to reduce their electrical energy use during periods of high usage during the summer and rewards them with revenue payments.  The education sector has the opportunity to help promote clean energy for all and receive financial incentives for participation that can be used toward energy or other organizational initiatives.

Reduce energy use, earn revenue, and support grid reliability.

Watch the brief ~30 minute discussion between CPower Energy Management and Osborn Elementary School District and learn:

  • More about the Peak Solutions program and how to participate
  • Energy reduction strategies for education that help mitigate staff and student disruption
  • How much you can earn for participation
  • The APS and CPower team that will support your performance

Double Your Money for Demand Response in 2021

January 25, 2021


Join Kellen Bollettino from CPower Energy Management and Paul Smith with the Ohio Schools Council for this 60-minute webinar and learn:

  • Demand Response and Capacity Performance 101 – what you need to know before you start
  • How demand response promotes revenue, reliability, and sustainability
  • Earning Potential in 2021, 2022 & 2023
  • How to participate based on districts energy usage
  • How to stack CP, Energy Efficiency Incentives and DR revenues for more value