Village of Glen Carbon, Illinois cuts Electricity cost by 8.49% with EMEX, LLC

The EMEX Reverse Auction for the Village of Glen Carbon, Illinois is expected to save the community more than $48,000 over the term of the contract within the Ameren utility area.

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EMEX, LLC, a leading firm providing energy procurement-based risk management services in the deregulated regions of the United States, announced it has helped the Village of Glen Carbon, Illinois - ranked one of the 100 best places to live according to CNN Money Magazine in 2009 -obtain a lower rate for its electricity. The Village of Glen Carbon, which serves close to 13,000 community members, successfully procured a lower rate for the approximately 2 million kWh of electricity it consumes annually for its city-owned buildings including the historic Yanda Log Cabin, streetlights, and traffic lights.


This historically rich southwestern Illinois municipality, established in 1892, spends approximately $113,000 per year on electricity to keep the city operating and growing.  Through a series of online auctions run on the EMEX® Reverse Auction Platform, the Village of Glen Carbon attracted 7 suppliers, who over the course of minutes submitted 34 bids. The auctions resulted in a 60 month contract starting November 2013. The electricity contract is expected to save the Village more than $48,000 over the term of the contract.

Mayor Robert Jackstadt for the Village of Glen Carbon commented, "Our EMEX Reverse Auction made lowering Glen Carbon's energy rate one of the easiest and quickest ways for us to maximize savings. It was exciting to watch 7 top notch suppliers bid on our village's energy and then pick the rate and term we wanted to lock-in."


EMEX, LLC is a privately-held firm specializing in energy procurement-based risk management consulting in deregulated regions of the U.S. EMEX's complete portfolio of services and proprietary, online platforms are entirely focused on reducing the cost of energy in real-time for business and government consumers. EMEX's mission is to put the Power to manage energy spending in the hands of its clients with smart, groundbreaking technology designed to dramatically simplify energy procurement. Core to EMEX is the Flagship EMEX® Reverse Auction Platform, recognized for its Innovation and Excellence. For more information, please visit:

Media Contact: Deborah Sill, EMEX, LLC, 713-521-9797,

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