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Cooper Power Systems Selected for Omaha Power District’s Demand Response Solution for Air Conditioners
Implementing a 50MW demand response resource to cost effectively manage peak electric use to their service territory.
WAUKESHA, WI, July 24, 2012 — Cooper Power Systems, a division of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), today announced a new contract with Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) to deliver approximately 50 MW of new Demand Response in their Omaha service territories through 2017. OPPD will deploy the Cooper Power Systems Yukon™ Advanced Demand Response Management Enterprise Software and intelligent load control switches.
Cooper Power Systems will host OPPD’s Demand Response management
solution—reducing OPPD’s start-up time and program costs. Cooper Power
Systems end-point technologies offer local intelligence and advanced
design that maximizes the reduction in energy use while maintaining
customer comfort during events. Cooper Power Systems has more than 4.5
million load control devices installed at utility-managed programs
across North America. The Yukon robust, proven, advanced energy
services platform enables utilities to reduce loads at critical peak
periods for both direct load control and pricing programs.
“Because Cooper Power Systems is a trusted Smart Grid solution provider, OPPD selected our solution knowing we could deliver their Demand Response program with a proven solution today and a clear migration path as these programs grow and mature tomorrow,” said Mark Thurman, division president of Cooper Power Systems.
For more information on Cooper Power Systems end-to-end Smart Grid solutions, that include Demand Response, please visit www.cooperpower.com.
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