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US20120054123 HOT WATER HEATER WITH AN INTEGRATED FLOW METER  
An apparatus and method are disclosed that monitors water of a water heating and storage system. At least one flow meter is integrated within the system having a tank for storing water to be...
US20130211613 Smart Bulb System  
A method and system for using smart bulbs is disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes providing applications to both the consumer and the utility to monitor and control the bulbs and...
US20140344189 ELECTRICITY RATE MANAGING SYSTEM  
An electricity rate managing system includes a memory that stores a general electricity distributing fee unit price, and a renewable energy buying fee unit price, and a fee unit price calculator...
US20140236868 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED, RANGE-BASED IRRIGATION  
A centralized irrigation system provides decision-making or non-decision-making controllers in combination with a client server architecture that employs range-based irrigation algorithms for...
US20120066154 WIND-POWERED TRANSPORTATION AND ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A wind-powered system and method provides for simultaneous electrical generation and transportation of persons or cargo. A set of cables are strung between a plurality of rigid, upright supports,...
US20110191267 Water Distribution Systems  
A method for use in the design of a water distribution by determining whether to locate a pressure reducing valve (PRV) in a given location.
US20110305326 ENHANCEMENT OF SIMULTANEOUS MULTI-USER REAL-TIME SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM  
This invention involves additional details and uses for the invention described in U.S. Pat. No. 7,047,192 Simultaneous Multi-User Real-Time Speech Recognition System file by Poirier. The patent...
US20140046873 FACILITATING THE OWNERSHIP OF SOLAR-POWERED ELECTRICITY-GENERATING SYSTEMS  
Methods of facilitating a party's purchase of an electricity-generating solar power system are disclosed. The methods may comprise entering into, by the lender, an agreement with the party...
US20100324962 SMART BUILDING MANAGER  
A building manager includes a communications interface configured to receive information from a smart energy grid. The building manager further includes an integrated control layer configured to...
US20110270783 TRIGGER-BASED APPLICATION CONTROL  
Trigger-based application control may be provided. A work implement may receive an application trigger comprising a location-based condition. In response to determining that the work implement has...
US20110071960 System For Monitoring Optimal Equipment Operating Parameters  
A method includes obtaining a present value of a set point for at least one piece of equipment with a remote monitor in communication with a controller that controls the at least one piece of...
US20120221491 ELECTRIC POWER INTERCHANGE SYSTEM  
In a power interchange system, an electric power generated by a power generation device is interchanged between power consuming dwellings in a multi-family house. Each power consuming dwelling...
US20140207707 SMART HOME SYSTEM USING PORTABLE DEVICE  
A smart home system using a portable device in which a gateway function is installed in the portable device to provide a smart home service using a multiplex gateway, and a control method thereof...
US20130066773 INTELLIGENT ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM FOR PAYING ELECTRIC BILL  
An intelligent administration system for paying electricity bills mainly includes a monitoring device for monitoring the actual meter readings that indicate the electricity consumption of an...
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...
US20140279711 VISUALIZING ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND COST TRENDS USING VIRTUAL BILLING CYCLE CALCULATIONS AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS  
A utility consumption information system establishes a virtual billing cycle to enable a user to calculate a bill-to-date cost of utility service related to a certain site without waiting for a...
US20110016063 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR SMART CHARGING TECHNIQUES  
A system and methods that enables smart charging techniques. A smart charging method may include periodically updated schedules. In addition, a smart charging method may include schedules with...
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...
US20120005126 CHARGING/DISCHARGING APPARATUS AND CHARGING/DISCHARGING METHOD  
Disclosed is a charging/discharging apparatus and charging/discharging method. According to the present disclosure, a user can suitably control a battery charging/discharging under a price...
US20100324748 Building Optimization Platform And Web-Based Invoicing System  
A building management and optimization system and method are disclosed. Building services data obtained at the building is received by a building optimization platform through a first...
US20110166913 ENERGY CONSUMPTION REPORTING AND MODIFICATION SYSTEM  
Provided are methods and apparatus that determine a benchmark of energy consumption for an energy system and utilize the determined benchmark in a variety of ways. Once determined, the determined...
US20140006314 Method and System for Unusual Usage Reporting  
Illustrative embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and computer systems for reporting unusual or anomalous usage or spending of a commodity by consumers. A computer system...
US20150262316 POWER RATE CALCULATION METHOD AND POWER RATE CALCULATION DEVICE  
A power rate calculation method for used in a facility that has the plurality of privately-used areas and a common area, one or more power generators are installed in the common area, includes:...
US20140201018 ELECTRIC POWER GRID CONTROL USING A MARKET-BASED RESOURCE ALLOCATION SYSTEM  
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for distributing a resource (such as electricity) using a resource allocation system. In one exemplary...
US20110202193 Managing Power Utilized Within A Local Power Network  
Power utilized in a local power network may be managed. The local power network may include a power management system. The power management system may communicate with one or more of a circuit...
US20140164294 Energy Monitoring System and Method  
A portable energy monitoring point includes at least one power plug receptacle, each power plug receptacle operably coupled to a separate integral power sensor circuit. Each integral power sensor...
US20120303554 Energy Monitoring System and Method  
A portable energy monitoring point includes at least one power plug receptacle, each power plug receptacle operably coupled to a separate integral power sensor circuit. Each integral power sensor...
US20120310861 UTILITY CALCULATION AND PRICING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method of controlling usage of a commodity. The method includes monitoring, by an electronic device, a usage of the commodity, communicating, by the electronic device, the usage of the commodity...
US20120246040 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING A BILL  
A system includes a meter for monitoring energy consumed by an energy consumer and a first computer coupled to the meter. The first computer receives a plurality of measurements representative of...
US20110225016 CONSTRAINED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  
Implementation of resource management services is provided. A method includes setting a price, per unit of a resource, for a defined time period and based upon a collective projected resource...
US20070185729 System for negotiating green tags or fixed price energy contracts  
The present invention describes a method for encouraging the production and use of electricity from renewable energy sources. A clearing house is established for facilitating various agreements...
US20110264605 SMART SERVER AND SMART DEVICE  
A smart server and smart device are disclosed, by which a new power unit price (hereinafter named a combined power unit price) can be calculated in consideration of an internally generated...
US20120078687 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOWEST COST AGGREGATE ENERGY DEMAND REDUCTION  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for determining lowest cost aggregate energy demand reduction at multiple network levels such as distribution and feeder networks. An algorithm for...
US20130132307 MANAGING THE USE OF SECURE COMPARTMENTS IN CHARGING STATIONS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES  
The disclosed embodiments provide a charging station for portable electronic devices. During operation, the charging station obtains input from a user to the charging station. If the input matches...
US20150134570 SYNTHETIC PRICING FOR DEVICES IN AN ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
Techniques for providing a synthetic price are described herein. The techniques may include a method of synthetic price provisioning including identifying a device operating in a consumption...
US20110218894 Variable Taxation System and Method  
A variable taxation/variable goods control system includes a consumer database populated with a plurality of consumers, a goods database populated with one or more goods limits for a predetermined...
US20090312969 SYSTEM TO MAKE CONSUMERS AWARE OF ELECTRICITY USAGE  
Energy usage of a plurality of appliances is measured using a single meter. A pattern of energy usage with respect to the plurality of appliances is determined dependent upon the measured energy...
US20070174219 Renewable energy usage fee  
A method of collecting, analyzing, calculating and comparing the production of electricity by a renewable energy device; said renewable energy device is capable of having the amount the production...
US20120173418 MANAGING POWER DISTRIBUTION  
In an embodiment of the invention, a method for wireless power generation for managing power distribution in a wireless environment is provided. The method includes receiving a request from a...
US20110161250 DISTRIBUTED ENERGY GENERATOR MONITOR AND METHOD OF USE  
A computerized method and system for monitoring at least one distributed energy generator, comprising: receiving utility bill information related to an existing utility of a customer, and measured...
US20130031029 GEOFENCE-BASED TAX ESTIMATES  
Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for estimating taxes. In one embodiment, the location of a vehicle can be monitored by a variety of computing entities. By...
US20120036091 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED, RANGE-BASED IRRIGATION  
A centralized irrigation system provides non-decision-making controllers in combination with a client server architecture that employs irrigation algorithms for monitoring and control. Live...
US20060253407 Monitoring system for an evaporative credit program  
A method of monitoring an evaporative credit program is provided in which a water meter reading of a utility service customer is received. An actual compliance index is determined based on the...
US20150206256 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC UTILITY CONSUMPTION RATINGS  
A system includes a utility analytics system. The utility analytics system includes a memory configured to store a utility rating scheme system relating to consumption pricing of a utility, and a...
US20110119104 INDIVIDUALIZED BEHAVIOR-BASED SERVICE BUNDLING AND PRICING  
A method and system analyze service applications being utilized within a computerized network environment using an analytics module of a computerized device to produce operational information of...
US20080294452 Managing Supply of a Utility to a Customer Premises  
The invention provides a method of managing supply of a utility to a customer premises. A utility meter and a disconnect switch are installed at the customer premises. A management system remote...
US20150058261 POWER AND COST SAVINGS METER FOR POWER MANAGEMENT  
A power monitoring system and method for computing power cost savings of power management operations in a cluster of host computers uses power usage information from the host computers in the...
US20130060720 ESTIMATING AND OPTIMIZING COST SAVINGS FOR LARGE SCALE DEPLOYMENTS USING LOAD PROFILE OPTIMIZATION  
A system, computer-implemented method, and a computer program product are provided for estimating and optimizing cost savings for large scale deployments using load profile optimization....
US20130262197 COMMUNITY ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for distributed control and energy management of one or more communities of energy-consuming units may include aggregation of consumption data from units, and determining...
US20100010924 ENERGY CREDIT HARVESTING  
The harvesting of energy credits due to the transformation of a real estate property. The transformation results in improved energy usage of the real estate property, resulting in energy credits...

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