The Alternative Energy Committee was established to provide the following services to PSMA members:
Presentations of power electronics based technologies applicable to the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) devices that include: Wind Generators, Photovoltaic Systems, Fuel Cells, Internal combustion reciprocating engines, Micro Turbines, Waste Heat Recovery Devices, and Energy Storage Systems.
Inform PSMA members on the status, trends and issues related to alternative energy products and system applications.
Presentations and updates related the emerging technologies, emerging markets and new applications for alternative energy sources.
Hold workshops regarding emerging technologies and technology developments in the DER field
Encourage the submission of papers and invite OEM session paper participation for APEC
Create technology reports
Expansion of current PSMA membership to include manufacturers of DER products and devices.
Facilitate cooperation between PSMA and manufacturers, industry standards organizations, and government policy-making agencies on matters regarding alternative energy.
Encourage participation of PSMA in international and domestic conferences and technical events.