Pre-Event WS: Managing Your Load for Money and Energy Security: Demand Response and Time-Variable Pricing  

Education Type: 
Live On-Site
1.5 hours
10:30AM - 12:00PM (ET)

Pittsburgh, PA

0.2 CEUs
Sponsored by: 

DOE Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

Participants will learn about demand response programs/opportunities and time-variable pricing as well as the latest FEMP national survey of DR and TVP programs. Workshop time will be split between technical experts teaching participants about demand response and time-variable pricing and highlighting real-world experience.


Billie Holecek, Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  

Billie Holecek has worked as a research associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory since 2020. She helps support federal agencies by providing technical and procurement guidance for the adoption of distributed energy resources. She also works to support both federal and state offices to provide support for their energy-efficient product procurement efforts. Billie attended the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry where she obtained a Bachelor's of Science in sustainable energy management.

Jacob Sigler, Contract Specialist, Defense Logistics Agency  

Jacob Sigler is the primary Project Manager and point of contact for the federal government's Demand Response program, leveraging 10 years of federal contracting experience in electricity and energy management. In addition to Demand Response, he serves as the lead Contract Specialist for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)'s PJM, PJM Portfolio, PJM Navy, New York, and MISO electricity procurements. Recently, he has been working in conjunction with CEQ and GSA to develop Carbon Pollution Free Electricity (CFE) protocols for DoD in support of Executive Order 14057. Prior to his tenure at DLA, Jacob served in the United States Army for 8 years, fulfilling roles both domestically and internationally as an aviation asset and liaison to ground troops.

Perry Rosensweig, Director, Public Sector, CPower  

Mr. Rosensweig has more than 20 years of experience in energy services and management as a sales and business development professional. He serves the needs of CPower's public sector customers by ensuring they achieve financial, operational, and sustainability objectives through impactful demand response solutions. Previously, Mr. Rosensweig worked for energy service companies (ESCOs) Pepco Energy Services and Noresco where he sold and delivered multi-million-dollar performance contracting projects to federal civilian and military clients across the country. His professional experience also includes business and project development for Mitsubishi Electric's Photovoltaic Division where he sold and serviced the company's largest U.S. based account. Mr. Rosensweig received a Juris Doctorate from Tulane University and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize how demand response and time variable pricing programs could be beneficial to participant sites;
  • Identify demand response and time variable pricing programs offered by applicable utility;
  • Identify potential demand response participation mechanisms.