The Impacts of Behind the Meter (BTM) Storage on Utility Operations

January 28, 2021


Thursday, January 28, 2021 : Central Standard Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Log In and Welcome

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.:: Overview and Introductions

9:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. :: Course Timing (short breaks in the morning and afternoon)

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

Behind the Meter Storage - What is it?

Why Now?


Small Commercial and Industrial

Large Industrial and Campus

Off-grid Storage for Microgrids

Why Should a Utility Consider Deploying Behind the Meter Storage?

Process for Installing Storage


Safety and Installation



Doug Houseman, Utility Modernization Lead, Burns & McDonnell

Doug Houseman is a long-time industry veteran who is a member of the Gridwise Architecture Council (GWAC), chair of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Intelligent Grid and Emerging Technology Coordinating Committee, and a NIST Resiliency Fellow. He has been working on storage issues since 1980, when he was involved with several DOD projects.


We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.