SP Energy and Water Work Group Breakfast Meeting – May 3, 2011

SP Energy and Water Work Group Breakfast Meeting – May 3, 2011

On May 3, SP’s Energy and Water Work Group hosted a breakfast meeting on Strategies in Energy Program Management and Available Resources for Manufacturers.

SP’s Energy and Water Work Group Co-Chairs Mark Werthman, Chrysler Group LLC and Rahul Naik, ARCADIS, opened the meeting and discussed the mission and vision of the Work Group. SP’s Membership Chair, Adam Westerdale, General Oil Company, then provided an overview of SP and the value of SP membership. Click here for a copy of the full meeting presentation.

The meeting featured a presentation from SP member Bill Allemon, ARCADIS, on Managing the Manufacturing Energy Team: Strategies in Energy Program Management. Bill discussed energy management basics, energy management business models, agency energy programs such as EnergyStar and Save Energy Now, and utility rebate programs. Following Bill’s presentation, the participants discussed energy program managment strategies and resources, including the upcoming ISO 50001 energy management standard, as well as upcoming regulatory updates with a potential impact on energy efficiency.

The meeting also featured presentations from Gerald Polk, DTE Energy and David MacDonald, Consumers Energy on energy efficiency programs and resources available to Michigan based commercial and industrial customers. For more information on DTE Energy’s programs visitwww.dteenergy.com/saveenergy and for more information on Consumers Energy’s programs visit www.consumersenergy.com/eeprograms.