Waukesha, Wis.—Cooper Power Systems, a provider of Demand Response (DR) Solutions for North American utilities and their customers, has announced 2011 year-end results for its advanced technologies combined with Yukon DR software platform installations. Cooper Power Systems reached more than 4.5 GW of utility-enabled DR through a combination of residential, small commercial, and large commercial programs. More than 200 utilities use the Cooper Power Systems DR management system —more than any other DR supplier/developer—to reliably balance loads and adjust usage during critical times. Through the consumer Web portal, more than 800,000 utility customers were enabled to self-manage their energy use more efficiently as well as participate in pricing and load control events.
For more than two decades, Cooper Power Systems has helped cooperatives, municipals, and investor-owned utilities across North America implement energy efficiency solutions with DR programs—with control strategies or demand reduction strategies—that have strengthened a utility’s relationship with its customers, the community, and the environment.
Cooper Power Systems, a division of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), has more than two decades of experience in DR hardware and software development – delivering large-scale DR energy efficiency programs with predictable results, high adoption rates, and extraordinary customer satisfaction levels. Cooper Power Systems Yukon Software Platform contains an integrated delivery process and Web-based management dashboards that provide real-time visibility into program performance, budget, and other defined metrics.
“Cooper Power Systems Yukon offers a robust, next generation demand response module that utilities rely on to manage complex residential and commercial load control strategies; thereby, reducing demand and maintaining customer comfort and satisfaction,” said Mark Thurman, president, Cooper Power Systems, a division of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE). “Cooper Power Systems has end-to-end energy automation solutions across the Smart Grid footprint and our solutions feature proven technologies that are reliable, scalable, and upgradeable.”
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