Course Topics & Instructor

Course Topics

  • Drivers of changes to the utility industry – the physics of DERs, the internet of everything, and customer needs
  • Emerging technologies and savings opportunities – connected devices and behavior-based savings
  • Latest trends in real-time EM&V, measuring savings at the meter, and program designs to maximize successful outcomes
  • Demand reduction and load management opportunities through energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, and electric vehicles
  • Integrating DERs into utility and power system planning


Dan Fredman, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, VEIC
Dan is Senior Consultant at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) with a PhD and a focus in data analytics and visualization. During his PhD he worked at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab honing his expertise in emerging technologies, distributed energy resources (DERs) and experimental design for energy programs. He works with utilities and governments across the country to refine the measurement and analysis of demand response programs, behavior programs and the integration of grid-interactive technology.


   (626) 793-9364 ext. 212