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US20130282195 POWER PLANT OPERATION ENHANCEMENT  
A power plant control system determines an augmented operating parameter set point responsive to a life cycle cost (LCC) objective function responsive to a LCC model. The augmented operating...
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The invention provides a method for improved building energy usage reduction by computer automation of optimized plant operation times and sub-hourly building energy forecasting to determine plant...
US20110046804 ENERGY LIMIT IN A SLIDING WINDOW IN POWER AND HEAT MANAGEMENT  
A system and method for specifying a temporal window of a fixed size that slides along time; specifying energy consumption as the accumulated power consumption in a temporal window; and applying a...
US20150057820 BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT OPTIMIZATION  
A method of managing energy consumption of a building may include determining a current state associated with energy consumption of a building and determining exogenous factors that relate to...
US20150153755 Method and System for Rating Building Energy Performance  
A method of predicting energy usage having the steps of providing a computer, providing a temperature database, providing a building asset rating database, receiving inputs from a user having a...
US20150198961 Method for determining the unique natural thermal lag (NTL) of a building  
The invention provides an improved method for determining the natural thermal lag (NTL) of a building, where the improvement includes using the 15 minute interval energy usage data for the...
US20130151022 Systems and Methods for Assessing Future Power Plant Capabilities  
Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and methods for assessing future power plant capabilities. In one embodiment, a method may be provided, the method comprising: receiving one or...
US20110055036 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING ELECTRICITY DELIVERY AND COMMERCE  
Methods and systems of managing electric energy delivery and/or commerce. One of the methods comprises providing a plurality of power sell offers of a plurality of first consumers each connected...
US20130116830 Systems and Methods for Predicting Transient Operational Characteristics of a Power Plant  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems and methods for predicting transient operational characteristics of a power plant. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a...
US20140067142 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT  
Embodiments of the present invention assist customers in managing the four types of energy assets, that is, generation, storage, usage, and controllable load assets. Embodiments of the present...
US20110190951 ASSESSING, FORECASTING AND SIMULATING ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF BUILDINGS USING ENERGY EFFICIENCY COEFFICIENTS  
Energy consumption data of a building and temperature data outside the building collected over a period of time are correlated and segmented into a plurality of segments including at least a...
US20140336833 Wind Park With Real Time Wind Speed Measurements  
A system for producing electrical power based on wind energy is capable of predicting its power output. The system includes a set of wind turbine units, a first plurality of sensors each adapted...
US20110184574 ANALYTICS FOR CONSUMER POWER CONSUMPTION  
A system and method for centralized statistical analysis and control of power consumption is provided. The centralized statistical analysis, performed by a centralized power utility management...
US20130066476 SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO AGGREGATE LOADS FOR DEMAND RESPONSE EVENTS  
A method includes receiving at least one event parameter for a demand response event and identifying a pool of customers. The pool of customers includes a plurality of customers potentially usable...
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Method and system for mitigating the impact on peak load management of a malfunction in determining actual load at a site by substituting a predicted load for actual load while the malfunction...
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A method of load forecasting for a present day includes obtaining past observed load values of at least three earlier days and identifying a relationship between the present day's load forecast...
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A computer-implemented method for monitoring and analyzing energy consumption of at least one industrial building is provided, the method comprising determining a building type specific...
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...
US20130274939 METHOD FOR COMPUTER-AIDED CONTROL OF THE ELECTRICAL POWER CONSUMPTION OF A PLURALITY OF POWER CONSUMERS IN AN ELECTRICAL POWER GRID  
In a method for controlling the electrical power consumption of a plurality of power consumers in an electrical power grid, the power consumers represent network nodes of a distributed...
US20110093125 Electricity Management System and Method  
A method for managing electricity usage of an electrical system comprises providing an electricity usage budget for the electrical system, the electricity usage budget being associated with at...
US20130304269 Continuous Optimization Energy Reduction Process in Commercial Buildings  
The invention provides a method for optimizing energy usage in commercial buildings. Energy consumption data is used, along with occupant data, to determine appropriate adjustments in energy, and...
US20110307110 MANAGEMENT OF A VIRTUAL POWER INFRASTRUCTURE  
A virtual power infrastructure for managing distribution of power to a plurality of power demanding units from a plurality of power generators includes a demand manager having logical descriptions...
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A system and method to preemptively adjust power generation of one or more non-solar power generators based on near term solar generation capability, spinning reserve margin, and/or power grid...
US20120166003 System for Evaluating, Measuring and Verifying Power Consumption Based on Price-Point Control  
A system and method for evaluating, measuring and verifying energy consumption at a facility requires initially establishing a benchmark at the facility based on price-point variations for energy...
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A method to forecast the energy sources and energy sinks to facilitate continuous capacity planning, regulation and control of energy state of an entity under variable weather condition is...
US20140046495 Optimized Load Management  
For optimizing a chronological development of consumption of electric power by a group of different consumers with regard to a supply of electric power including electric power from at least one...
US20140379154 POWER DEMAND ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM AND POWER DEMAND ADJUSTMENT METHOD  
Technique is provided in which, with respect to adjustment of power use of a customer belonging to an agent, a result of the amount of adjustment pertaining to the agent is to calculated. A power...
US20120253532 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FORECASTING ELECTRICAL LOAD  
Systems and methods for forecasting electrical load are provided. A baseline load forecast for a future time period may be determined by a forecasting system associated with a power utility. As...
US20120004783 Integrated Demand Response For Energy Utilization  
A method for managing power consumption within a facility includes receiving a request to reduce a total level of power consumption within the facility by a predetermined measure (S23). A...
US20150148976 Method of Predicting the Energy Consumption of a Building  
Method for forecasting the energy consumption of a building, characterized in that it comprises a step of taking into account the heat exchanges from received solar radiation and/or heat...
US20150120073 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODELING OF TARGET INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN DISTRIBUTED-FACILITIES  
This disclosure relates to modeling of target infrastructure for energy management in distributed-facilities. In one embodiment, an energy management modeling method is disclosed, comprising:...
US20130013121 INTEGRATION OF COMMERCIAL BUILDING OPERATIONS WITH ELECTRIC SYSTEM OPERATIONS AND MARKETS  
Buildings or facilities containing energy consuming or energy generating devices may be optimized for efficient energy usage and distribution. Energy consumption or generation by a building or...
US20120277923 POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM  
A power supply system includes a solar power generator, a storage, a controller, a calculator calculating a predicted amount of electricity consumed and a predicted amount of electricity...
US20130144451 RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A method and system of managing a residential or commercial energy system is described. The method includes predicting power consumption of a building, scheduling one or more appliances sufficient...
US20130184884 DISPATCHABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION, CONTROL AND STORAGE FACILITY  
The present invention includes a system and method for generating, controlling and storing dispatchable renewable energy. The system may include one or more wind power generation facilities and...
US20120083930 ADAPTIVE LOAD MANAGEMENT: A SYSTEM FOR INCORPORATING CUSTOMER ELECTRICAL DEMAND INFORMATION FOR DEMAND AND SUPPLY SIDE ENERGY MANAGEMENT  
A method for determining an amount of electricity to purchase includes determining electrical power consumption characteristics of an electrical load at an end user of the electricity. A...
US20130013120 INTELLIGENT ENERGY SYSTEM  
An adaptive, Web-assisted energy management technology works harmoniously with geo-specific natural environments and human interactions. Adaptive algorithms of the technology increase a building's...
US20120150359 Apparatus and method for controlling consumer electric power consumption  
A computer-based electrical power management and allocation system is provided that collects demand for electric power usage and allocates electric power supply in satisfaction thereof. A load...
US20130190940 OPTIMIZING AND CONTROLLING THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF A BUILDING  
Described herein are methods and systems, including computer program products, for optimizing and controlling the energy consumption of a building. A first computing device generates a set of...
US20140067143 SMART SWITCH AND SMART HOME SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A smart switch applied to a smart home system is connected to a power supply and at least one electronic device. The smart switch includes a screen, a power detecting unit configured to detect...
US20130345890 CONTROLLING POWER GENERATORS AND CHILLERS  
A method of meeting a power demand of a power consumption unit is disclosed. A forecasted power demand for a power demand scenario for the power consumption unit is determined and a probability of...
US20130345889 CONTROLLING POWER GENERATORS AND CHILLERS  
A method of meeting a power demand of a power consumption unit is disclosed. A forecasted power demand for a power demand scenario for the power consumption unit is determined and a probability of...
US20150019035 OPERATION PLANNING SYSTEM  
In formulating of a power generation operation schedule to a power grid network including multiple power plants and transformer stations, and, multiple batteries installed in association...
US20140350738 Predictive Alert System for Building Energy Management  
A system for managing energy use of buildings and the like uses predicted meteorological data, for example from weather forecasts, applied to models of the energy systems of the building to...
US20140365024 Managing Time-Substitutable Electricity Usage using Dynamic Controls  
A predictive-control approach allows an electricity provider to monitor and proactively manage peak and off-peak residential intra-day electricity usage in an emerging smart energy grid using...
US20140365022 Managing Time-Substitutable Electricity Usage using Dynamic Controls  
A predictive-control approach allows an electricity provider to monitor and proactively manage peak and off-peak residential intra-day electricity usage in an emerging smart energy grid using...
US20140142771 METHOD OF CONTROLLING A POWER PLANT  
A method of controlling a power plant connected at a point of connection to an electricity grid is provided. The power plant includes a power production facility connected to a power storage...
US20120065789 DETERMINING ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN A STRUCTURE  
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for measuring the supply of a consumable product/energy source, such as electrical power, to a facility over time and analyzing the measurements to...
US20140163758 SOLVING LARGE-SCALE SECURITY-CONSTRAINED ECONOMIC DISPATCH PROBLEM IN REAL-TIME  
A system, a method and a computer program product for determining an amount of an electric power to be generated in an electric power system and determining a total cost for generating the amount...
US20130018517 SOLVING LARGE-SCALE SECURITY-CONSTRAINED ECONOMIC DISPATCH PROBLEM IN REAL-TIME  
A system, a method and a computer program product for determining an amount of an electric power to be generated in an electric power system and determining a total cost for generating the amount...