UISOL Executive Joins North America Energy Standards Board
LAFAYETTE, Cal.(Sept. 1, 2010) —The North America Energy Standards Board (NAESB), an industry association for the standardization of wholesale and retail markets for gas and electricity, recently appointed Dr. Scott Coe, vice president of Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL) to the Wholesale Electric Quadrant (WEQ) in the technology and services segment.
Dr. Coe has been active at NAESB for several years, supporting the development of standards for both demand response measurement and verification business practices and demand response communications. As a board member, he will provide advice on how best to develop appropriate wholesale electricity standards potentially impacting a wide range of organizations, from the market operators to service providers like demand response aggregators, ultimately all the way down the supply chain to electricity customers.
“It has been a pleasure contributing to NAESB's efforts in the past and I look forward to increasing my level participation in the future in this leadership position,” said Dr. Coe. “I look forward to continuing to work with the motivated volunteers who make the development of standards possible, and I am honored that NAESB leadership has extended their vote of confidence in my abilities.”
Dr. Coe is an expert in wholesale power markets, demand response, and interoperability standards, and frequently speaks at conferences and teaches workshops on related topics. At UISOL, he leads the company's practice for the ISO and RTO clients and manages the day-to-day operation of UISOL's Smart Grid Integration Lab to help demand response technology vendors comply with the emerging interoperability standards.
“Scott is deeply committed to helping the utility industry build a smarter grid for the good of society. It is a pleasure to have him on our team and we remain committed to supporting him as he serves on the NAESB Board of Directors”, said Ali Vojdani, CEO of UISOL.
Coe's term began on August 18, 2010 and will run until December 31, 2011.
Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL) is the utility industry business integration specialist. UISOL offers a range of services and integration solutions to help its clients transform their business performance through the power of smart integration for demand response, smart grid, advanced metering, meter data management, market operations and more. UISOL DRBizNet is the leading software platform for demand response management and the integration of distributed energy resources in the utility industry. Visit www.uisol.com or call 925-939-0449.
The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) serves as an industry forum for the development and promotion of standards which will lead to a seamless marketplace for wholesale and retail natural gas and electricity, as recognized by its customers, business community, participants, and regulatory entities.