DER Bootcamp | 3-Part Course

Technologies, Planning, and Optimization

Six hours of live learning with a top-rate instructor that will provide critical understanding and professional development.

“Great fast paced course that took my understanding of DERs to a higher, more productive level” – Lowell Watros, GridSME

June 24, 2021 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

Making the case for DERs

Uncover what current system conditions make DERs necessary, why they are increasingly important, and how they function in the marketplace.

June 29, 2021 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

Identifying and qualifying resources

Discover the residential and commercial DER technologies in use, cyber-security concerns, and more.



July 1, 2021 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

Resource Planning and Optimization

Learn about the regulatory framework that governs DER behavior and compensation and maximizing the benefits of DERs.

3 days. 6 hours. 50 seats available.

Only 50 seats are available, first-come-first-serve, to ensure an interactive environment.

Understanding distributed energy resources (DERs) is critical to succeeding in an ever-changing energy sector, racing towards a carbon-free future. If you find yourself turning to search engines more often than you would like or you need to know how DERs fit into the modern energy market,  join SEPA for an on-demand course. Download the full course outline (PDF).

Attendees will understand:

  • DER technologies and how they function in the marketplace
  • Why DERs are increasingly important
  • The regulatory framework that governs DER behavior and compensation

Meet Your Instructor

Your instructor is Peter Kelly-Detwiler, a strategist and communicator on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy with over 300 articles published on

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Co-founder, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Peter Kelly-Detwiler has 30 years of experience in the electric energy arena, with much of his career in various areas of competitive power markets.  He’s a former SVP at Constellation Energy, having run their Demand Response Group.  He’s currently a strategist and communicator in the electric industry, focused on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy.  Peter has written over 300 pieces on the topic for and other publications.  He offers numerous keynotes and workshops on a wide range of topics from offshore wind to batteries to the drivers of technological change.  He provides strategic advice to clients and investors, helping them to navigate this transitional period.

He is currently writing a book on the transformation of electric power markets, called “The Energy Switch,” to be published by Prometheus Books in the Spring of 2021.


Live & On-Demand
On-Demand will be released July 13, 2021.
Member/Non: $349/$425
Organization-Wide Access
Best Value! Up to 5 live seats and unlimited on-demand.
Member/Non: $1,500/$2,200