SPRINGFIELD, In poor health., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Voltus, Inc. (“Voltus”), the main distributed power useful resource (DER) software program platform, introduced right now that Western Grain Advertising and marketing, a grain cooperative based mostly out of Rushville, Illinois, enrolled 3 megawatts of versatile load in Voltus’s Midcontinent Unbiased System Operator (MISO) demand response program.
Earlier this 12 months, MISO introduced an almost 50x enhance in capability costs in Illinois. As well as, the North American Electrical Reliability Company Winter and Summer season Reliability Assessments for 2022/2023 concluded that the area didn’t have ample power assets underneath excessive climate circumstances, which might enhance the probability of blackouts.
By enrolling in demand response with Voltus, Western Grain Advertising and marketing joins Voltus’s portfolio of business and industrial prospects which can be ready to scale back electrical energy consumption within the occasion of a grid emergency.
“Right here at Western Grain Advertising and marketing, we perceive the detrimental impression electrical energy disruptions can have on our group, native companions, and prospects,” says Scott Docherty, Western Grain Advertising and marketing’s Common Supervisor. “That’s why we’re partnering with Voltus to do what we are able to to guard the grid within the face of potential outages.”
“Native communities and companies rely closely on agricultural corporations like Western Grain Advertising and marketing to provide and ship important items,” says Sam Scuilli, Voltus’s MISO Common Supervisor. “Western Grain Advertising and marketing is selecting to assist stop electrical energy shut off disruptions to safeguard its operations and additional shield the native financial system.”
Voltus works with quite a lot of agricultural prospects throughout the U.S. To enroll your online business in these applications and begin incomes money, e mail [email protected], or register for Voltus’s webinar on December 8 to study extra.
About Western Grain Advertising and marketing
Western Grain Advertising and marketing Inc is a GROWMARK® member firm, fashioned in 2008 by combining the grain divisions of Two Rivers FS, Inc. (now Prairieland FS, Inc.), West Central FS, Inc. and RIVERLAND FS, Inc.
Headquartered in Rushville, IL, Western Grain Advertising and marketing proudly serves patrons in 15 western Illinois counties with 19 places together with a rail loader facility in Adair, IL. The mixture of all these amenities brings Western Grain Advertising and marketing’s whole storage capability to over 35 million bushels. Western Grain Advertising and marketing employs grain specialists able to serving the grain dealing with and advertising and marketing wants of our producers in addition to industrial prospects.
Voltus is the main software program expertise platform connecting almost 2,600 MW of distributed power assets to electrical energy markets, delivering cheaper, extra dependable, and extra sustainable electrical energy. Our industrial and industrial prospects and DER companions generate money by permitting Voltus to maximise the worth of their versatile load, distributed era, power storage, power effectivity, and electrical automobile assets in these markets. To study extra, go to www.voltus.co.
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