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.


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