Grid Modernization

APPA Seeks Nomination For Opening On Smart Energy Provider Review Panel

APPA is accepting nominations now through Monday, April 18, 2022, for an open position on the Smart Energy Provider (SEP) Program Review Panel

The SEP program is public power’s evaluation and review of leading practices for utilities based on four criteria – smart energy program planning, energy efficiency and distributed energy resources, environmental and sustainability programs, and customer communication and education. The SEP Review Panel (Panel) guides APPA staff in the implementation of the SEP program and provides expert peer review of public power utilities’ applications for SEP recognition.

Each member of the Panel can serve for up to three consecutive two-year terms (for a total of six years), and is expected to attend two meetings per year, one in the summer and one in the fall. The appointed member’s first term will begin immediately and expire after two years in 2024 (at the Business Meeting of that year). Please find the position requirement below:

  • APPA members with expertise in energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, load management, integrated resource planning, and demand-side management. 

More information on the SEP program is available on the SEP website. To nominate someone, please download the nomination form: 
Nomination form (Word version) 
Nomination form (PDF version) 

The completed nomination form and any supplementary materials should be emailed to [email protected]. If you have questions, contact Ji Yoon Lee at 202-467-2999 or email [email protected].