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US20130110295 ADVANCED HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACE FOR COLLABORATIVE BUILDING CONTROL  
A system for collaborative energy management and control in a building, including an energy management controller, one or more occupant HMIs that supports two-way communication between building...
US20140052301 Method for Globally Optimizing Power Flows in Electric Networks  
A power flow problem (OPF) in an electric power network is globally optimized using a branch and bound tree of nodes connected by edges. The BB initially includes at least a root node, and each...
US20140163753 Configuring Building Energy Management Systems Using Knowledge Encoded in Building Management System Points Lists  
Techniques for configuring a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) using knowledge encoded in BMS point lists are provided. In one aspect, a method for configuring a BEMS of a site is provided....
US20140163750 Configuring Building Energy Management Systems Using Knowledge Encoded in Building Management System Points Lists  
Techniques for configuring a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) using knowledge encoded in BMS point lists are provided. In one aspect, a method for configuring a BEMS of a site is provided....
US20110160922 DECENTRALIZED SYSTEM AND ARCHITECTURE FOR REMOTE REAL TIME MONITORING OF POWER TRANSFORMERS, REACTORS, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS, DISCONNECT SWITCHES AND SIMILAR HIGH VOLTAGE EQUIPMENT FOR POWER PLANTS AND ELECTRIC POWER SUBSTATIONS  
“DECENTRALIZED SYSTEM AND ARCHITECTURE FOR REMOTE REAL TIME MONITORING OF POWER TRANSFORMERS, REACTORS, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS, DISCONNECT SWITCHES AND SIMILAR HIGH VOLTAGE...
US20120143382 OPTIMIZED INTEGRATED CONTROLS FOR OXY-FUEL COMBUSTION POWER PLANT  
A control system for optimizing an oxy-fuel power plant comprises an optimizer in communication with the oxy-fuel power plant; the oxy-fuel power plant being operative to recycle carbon dioxide...
US20110178644 WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A method of managing and conserving water at a point of use, by installing a control panel and at least one electrically operated valve in a plumbing line, which valve can monitor at least...
US20110015798 Building Energy Usage Auditing, Reporting, and Visualization  
Systems and methods for energy monitoring and for providing the user with contextual information on the energy usage of a building area are disclosed. The methods may comprise performing an energy...
US20110054707 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING POWER USAGE  
A control system for a home generator includes circuitry configured to determine a first cost of electricity provided by an off-site provider, determine a second cost of electricity produced by...
US20150153716 DECISION SUPPORT CONTROL CENTERS  
The disclosed subject matter relates to an integrated decision support “cockpit” or control center for displaying, analyzing, and/or responding to, various events and contingencies that can occur...
US20130178990 Triangulated Rules Engine  
The present invention is directed to a system and method for implementing demand-response operations with interoperating rules engines in a smart grid, and for implementing demand-response...
US20120109388 Load Shedding by an Electric Utility  
Load shedding by an electric utility, including querying power distribution systems that include a DRG system for present power consumption of the local load of the power distribution system;...
US20130013118 Thermostat with Set Point Range Feedback  
A thermostat user interface (UI) is provided for presenting calculated set point ranges. The thermostat UI has a major thermostat scale for presenting a current temperature and an overall range of...
US20140046493 STATIC SECURITY CONSTRAINED AUTOMATIC VOLTAGE CONTROL METHOD  
A static security constrained automatic voltage control method is provided, which includes: performing a single automatic voltage control calculation for a control snapshot of a power system in...
US20120191263 ELECTRIC POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
An electric power management system includes a power meter connected to a power system of a commercial power source and a power conditioner connected to the power meter, a power generating device...
US20130041512 METHOD FOR THE THERMODYNAMIC ONLINE DIAGNOSIS OF A LARGE INDUSTRIAL PLANT  
A method for the thermodynamic diagnosis of processes in a large industrial plant, in particular a power plant is provided. The method includes determining a reference state of the large...
US20120221165 REGIONAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, REGIONAL ENERGY INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND REGIONAL ENERGY INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT METHOD USED IN REGIONAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
According to embodiments, a regional energy integrated management device for managing energy in a region containing multiple buildings includes an information acquisition unit, an information...
US20100222933 Method and system for distributed energy generator message aggregation  
A method and system for aggregating messages. The method comprises obtaining, at a controller, a first plurality of messages related to operation of a distributed energy generator; generating, at...
US20110046789 BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH ACTIVE BUILDING SKIN, AN ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE COLLECTOR FOR USE IN SUCH A SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF MANAGING RESOURCES USED IN A BUILDING  
A building management system (100) comprises a measurement system for measuring a demand for resources inside the building and a collecting system for harvesting natural resources available...
US20140018966 PERSONALIZED POWER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND PORTABLE MICRO POWER METER THEREFOR  
A portable micro power meter is applied to a personalized power resources management system and has a power detection device including multiple power adapters connected therewith, and a...
US20110144861 ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT FOR CHARGING AND HEATING A BATTERY  
An electronic circuit configured to operate in any of a plurality of charging and heating modes for two batteries, a primary battery and a secondary battery. The electronic circuit includes a...
US20120323382 SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO ASSESS AND OPTIMIZE ENERGY USAGE FOR A FACILITY  
A system for assessing energy usage reads read at least one computer-aided design (CAD) file relating to the architecture of a facility and extracts information from the CAD file for use in...
US20150120069 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EFFECTIVE SELECTION OF DISPARATE DISTRIBUTED POWER SOURCES FOR SMART GRID  
This technology relates to systems and methods for effective selection of disparate distributed power sources for smart grid in near real time manner to meet the specific power demand. Power from...
US20140114487 ENFORCING FINE-GRAINED DEMAND MANAGEMENT IN SMART GRIDS  
Methods and arrangements for enforcing demand management in electrical grids. Electrical power is provided from an electrical network to at least one substation, the electrical network including...
US20110046794 Multi-Channel Active Control System and Methods for the Reduction of Tonal Noise from an Axial Fan  
A method of optimizing placement of a control source relative to a noise source includes establishing a first pool of constructive chromosomes, each constructive chromosome defining a potential...
US20120158195 METHOD OF CONTROLLING DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC POWER IN SMART GRID AND APPARATUS THEREFOR  
Provided are a method of controlling distribution of electric power using hierarchical identifiers in a smart grid and an apparatus therefor. The apparatus may include a first extractor configured...
US20150160641 METHOD FOR UPDATING MODULE INFORMATION IN BATTERY MODULE STRUCTURE  
A method for updating lower module information in a battery module structure in which an upper controller controls and manages a lower module configured of a plurality of battery modules and lower...
US20130310995 Power Generation Systems  
A power generation system is provided that includes an internal combustion engine configured to provide rotational mechanical energy. A generator is configured to receive the rotational mechanical...
US20130184878 Systems and Methods for Tracing Nodes in an Electrical Network  
Systems and methods for tracing nodes in an electrical network to, among other things, extract information from such nodes is disclosed. Such tracing can include a single, generic tracer software...
US20130041513 THERMAL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
A thermal manager has a digital filter whose input is to receive raw temperature values from a sensor and whose output is to provide processed or filtered temperature values according to a filter...
US20110046801 Energy Management System And Method  
According to an aspect of the disclosure, an apparatus for an energy management system includes a controller having an application interface configured to use at least a portion of an incoming...
US20130085921 HOME ENERGY COLLABORATIVE MESH PLATFORM  
A method to share, barter, lend, trade, rent and give energy through technology and peer communities. An online service which allows users to globally monitor, manage and redistribute energy...
US20130289785 POWER DEMAND REGULATING APPARATUS, POWER REGULATING NETWORK SYSTEM, AND POWER REGULATING METHOD  
A power demand regulating apparatus is provided which can efficiently achieve the purpose of peak shift in a power system and which can reduce the total incentive which an operator of a demand...
US20130116843 OUTAGE SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD IN EMS  
An outage schedule management apparatus and a method are provided, wherein a topology change is executed in response to an outage schedule set up by a user input, and a validity determination is...
US20130304266 STATE ESTIMATION OF ELECTRICAL POWER NETWORKS USING SEMIDEFINITE RELAXATION  
A semidefinite (SDR) programming formulation for state estimation (SE) of nonlinear AC power systems is described. The techniques make use of convex semidefinite relaxation of the original problem...
US20120215367 Systems and Methods for an Identification Protocol Between a Local Controller and a Master Controller  
Systems and methods for local and master management units in a photovoltaic energy system. In one embodiment, a method implemented in a computer system includes sending a first identification code...
US20130238149 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAXIMISING THERMAL EFFICIENCY OF A POWER PLANT  
A method for maximising thermal efficiency of a power plant, the method comprising obtaining the current state of the plant from available measured data; obtaining a set of Variables representing...
US20120283886 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAXIMISING THERMAL EFFICIENCY OF A POWER PLANT  
A method for maximising thermal efficiency of a power plant, the method comprising obtaining the current state of the plant from available measured data; obtaining a set of Variables representing...
US20110015795 Smart Outlet with Valid Plug Management and Activation  
A method and apparatus for managing delivery of power to an electrical outlet to provide safety and security for emission of current from the outlet. The modified outlet is an addressable outlet...
US20120083938 Consumer Energy Management System  
A consumer energy management system includes a home gateway configured to receive at least CO2 emission intensity level information or power generation by renewable resources information...
US20120245744 Networked Power Management and Demand Response  
Systems of networking power management systems are disclosed, wherein the systems receive control parameters from a control terminal and bring about demand response, curtailment, and other load...
US20110238231 ALTERNATIVE POWER OPERATION OF LOADING DOCKS AND LOADING DOCK EQUIPMENT  
Technology generally directed to operation of loading dock equipment such as vehicle restraints, dock levelers, overhead doors/openers, barrier gates, lights, and linked or unlinked control...
US20130238148 INTERIOR POINT METHOD FOR REFORMULATED OPTIMAL POWER FLOW MODEL  
A method for approximating an optimal power flow of a smart electric power grid includes providing a cost function that models a smart electric power grid having buses connected by branches,...
US20110004355 Hybrid Distribution Network Power Restoration Control  
A power outage restoration system manages a power network including a plurality of switching devices. The power outage restoration system includes an outage management system having a network...
US20130282190 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT OF POWER PLANT ASSETS  
Systems and methods for generating and maintaining configuration and management of power plant assets are described herein. A list of possible plant assets are received from a plant information...
US20130211605 Method and system for control of energy harvesting farms  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include control systems and methods for monitoring environmental variables, performance variables and conditioning electrical power in energy-recapture...
US20140012426 POWER LEVELING CONTROLLER, POWER LEVELING STORAGE BATTERY, AND METHOD  
A switch unit is controlled by a power leveling controller so as to cut off a connection between the power source, and the storage battery and the load when cumulative electric energy exceeds a...
US20130090773 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PREVENTING COMMAND CONFLICTS IN A SMART GRID NETWORK  
A method for managing in an Energy Management System (EMS) includes receiving, from a mobile terminal, a user command for at least one target smart appliance controlled by the EMS, determining,...
US20150177762 PARALLEL TECHNIQUE FOR COMPUTING PROBLEM FUNCTIONS IN SOLVING OPTIMAL POWER FLOW  
An exemplary method includes solving on a computing system an optimal power flow formulation for a plurality of generators in a power system. The solving includes computing using multi-threaded...
US20150134134 BRIDGE-INTELLIGENT ELECTRONIC DEVICE OF ROUTING MESSAGES BETWEEN SUB-NETWORKS  
A Bridge-Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) is disclosed to route IEC61850 GOOSE messages between sub-networks (SN—1, SN—2 . . . SN_n), wherein the Bridge-Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) can...