PLMA – The Leading Voice in DR and DER
The Peak Load Management Association (PLMA) was founded in 1999 to be a community where load management experts could share their knowledge and advance the industry as a whole. The association brings together utility companies, trade allies and solutions providers for peer-to-peer networking, and the opportunity to examine implementation strategies from the perspectives of various stakeholders.
PLMA Executive Committee
A Move Toward 24/7 Energy Load Management
It used to be, as the name PLMA implies, that the load management community was focused on managing fairly static peak loads at the grid level. In today’s evolving energy landscape, system peaks have become more dynamic due to a growing population of distributed energy resources, on-site renewable power sources and utility price models that are driven as much by time of use as they are by volume. As such, the PLMA focus has evolved to 24/7 load management and achieving even higher levels of system efficiency, at the distribution system level, and at the facility level.
Ally and PLMA – A Relationship with Strong Roots
Here at Ally, we’re long-time supporters of the vital work that PLMA does for the energy industry as a whole. As energy solutions providers, we value a place at the table where relevant conversations are taking place that have the potential to impact energy use for years to come. We are invested in the success of this organization, and to that end, Ally CEO, Ray Pustinger, has been a proud member since 2013 and an executive committee member since 2016.