OATI Experts to Share Their Knowledge at the 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) will be represented at the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) General Meeting by numerous subject matter experts participating in a variety of panels and tutorials.
Minneapolis, MN: July 05, 2016 – OATI is excited to announce its participation in the 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting in Boston, MA, July 17 – 21, 2016. 
Dr. Farrokh Rahimi, Senior Vice President; Market Design and Consulting, will be part of the team presenting the Demand Response Programs: Overview, Applications, Field Experiments, and Comparisons tutorial.  The session, which will take place on Sunday July 17, 2016, will focus on explaining the concepts of Demand Response (DR) and report on on-going DR projects.
“I look forward to sharing the lessons learned from various DR projects,” said Rahimi.  “As technologies advance, Demand Response is becoming more prevalent as a way to efficiently manage the intricate load balancing required due to the variability in renewable energy generation.”
Additionally, Dr. Rahimi, along with other OATI Subject Matter Experts, including Dr. Ebrahim Vaahedi, Dr. Farrokh Albuyeh, Dr. Ali Ipakchi, and Mr. Behnam Danai, will participate in multiple panel sessions over the course of the five day event.
About OATI
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,800 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.
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