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8806239 System, method, and apparatus for actively managing consumption of electric power supplied by one or more electric power grid operators  
A server manages consumption of power supplied by utility or electric power grid operator(s) to multiple power consuming devices. Power flow to the consuming devices is enabled and disabled by...
8798801 Computer based energy management  
Computer based energy management including an adaptor having a server network interface and a control device interface. The server network interface receives commands from the energy management...
8798802 Queuing access to a shared power supply  
A method of queuing access to a power supply shared by a set of electrical access points. The access points turn on independently from one another and thus have independent power draws. Each access...
8798804 Added features of HEM/HEG using GPS technology  
A GPS-based energy management system for a home network is provided that includes a plurality of energy consuming devices. The system comprises a central controller operatively connected to each...
8798800 Control of a power transmission system  
The invention provides improved control of a power transmission system having a first group of measurement units in a first geographical area providing a first set of phasors and a second group of...
8793106 Continuous prediction of expected chip performance throughout the production lifecycle  
A system, method and computer program product for predicting at least one feature of at least one product being manufactured. The system receives, from at least one sensor installed in equipment...
8793029 Systems and methods for controlling energy consumption  
In particular embodiments, an energy gateway is described that is configured to receive power usage information from one or more power meters, transmit the power usage information to an energy...
8788097 Systems and methods for using rule-based fault detection in a building management system  
A controller for a building management system includes a system of rules for detecting faults in the building management system. The rules include content conditions and trigger conditions. The...
8788415 Using one-way communications in 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 embodiment,...
8788106 Power control system  
A method is disclosed for controlling the distribution of power to a plurality of devices, the method being carried out during a plurality of time periods, and the method during each time period...
8781638 Campus energy manager  
An energy management system serves an arbitrary collection of loads via interfacing with related field devices and external information sources and responding to events including pricing events,...
8774976 Method and system for reducing peak load charge on utility bill using target peak load and countermeasures  
A peak load management system and method take countermeasures to reduce the risk of a spike in grid power use above a target peak load due to battery exhaustion. The countermeasures replace or at...
8774975 Outage management algorithm  
Techniques and systems are described that assist in predicting, diagnosing, and/or managing an incident in a utility service area. A communication system is provided in the service area to...
8766590 Energy storage system of apartment building, integrated power management system, and method of controlling the system  
An energy storage system of an apartment building, an integrated power management system, and a method of controlling the integrated power management system. Power may be efficiently consumed by...
8768527 Power demand-supply management server and power demand-supply management system  
A power demand/supply management server (10) obtains information defining restraint contents to a comfort and an electricity bill from a consumer power operating device (2). An individual-consumer...
8768526 Water heater demand side management system  
A system for shifting energy demand from on-peak time windows to off-peak time windows by using hot water heater load shifting, while providing the end user with the level of service (i.e.,...
8761954 Devices and methods for decentralized coordinated volt/VAR control  
Devices and methods for decentralized coordinated Volt/VAR control are provided. Such a device may allow, for example, an operational parameter such as voltage, power losses, a combination of...
8760258 Energy monitoring and management security system  
An energy management system. The energy management system includes at least one energy monitoring and control device configured to monitor the power usage of one or more electrical devices, and a...
8761952 System, method, and apparatus for electric power grid and network management of grid elements  
Systems, methods, and apparatus embodiments for electric power grid and network registration and management of active grid elements. Grid elements are transformed into active grid elements...
8761949 Method and system for mitigating impact of malfunction in actual load determination on peak load management  
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...
8755943 Systems and methods for controlling energy use in a building management system using energy budgets  
Systems and methods for limiting power consumption by a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) subsystem of a building are shown and described. A mathematical linear operator is found...
8751053 Method and system to provide a distributed local energy production system with high-voltage DC bus  
A method and system to provide a distributed local energy production system with high-voltage DC bus is disclosed. In one embodiment, a system comprises a management unit to be interconnected via a...
8751660 Apparatus and a method for distributing load, and a non-transitory computer readable medium thereof  
According to one embodiment, a load distribution apparatus includes a receiving unit, an acquisition unit, an estimation unit, and a selection unit. The receiving unit is configured to receive a...
8751054 Energy prediction system  
An energy management system includes a controller receiving electrical pricing information from an electrical utility company, measuring electrical power usage of a customer, and providing the...
8744641 Electric power supply system  
An electric power supply system has, as multiple storage units, an output type battery of high output and small capacity and a capacity type battery of low output and large capacity. The...
8744789 Utility meters configured to execute multiple collection agents  
Utility meters configured to execute multiple collection agents are provided. In this regard, communication may be facilitated with a plurality of utility providers. A utility meter that includes...
8744638 Method and system for demand response in a distribution network  
A method and system for controlling load in a utility distribution network are provided that initiates a shed event for a node in the distribution network by selecting premisess associated with the...
8738193 Demand control device, demand control system, and demand control program  
For each of the electric apparatuses belonging to an electric apparatus combination that was created by an apparatus calculation unit according to a target power-saving amount, a demand control...
8738195 Inferencing energy usage from voltage droop  
Methods and devices capable of measuring, analyzing, and monitoring electrical energy consumption of appliances and devices within a building are provided. Voltage sensors that are optionally...
8738191 System and method for power grid management  
A system for monitoring a power transmission line includes at least one monitoring device located along the power transmission line configured to provide power transmission line data. A wide area...
8738334 Anomaly detection, forecasting and root cause analysis of energy consumption for a portfolio of buildings using multi-step statistical modeling  
Multi-step statistical modeling in one embodiment of the present disclosure enables anomaly detection, forecasting and/or root cause analysis of the energy consumption for a portfolio of buildings...
8731729 Method for microgrid controls development  
A process develops controls for microgrid systems. The process models physical systems of increasing complexity. Candidate control algorithms are implemented as state machines that can affect state...
8731728 Power distribution system  
A power distribution system is provided, including at least one capacitor bank with a capacitor bank controller, a transformer, at least one voltage regulating device with a voltage regulating...
8725665 Metrics monitoring and financial validation system (M2FVS) for tracking performance of capital, operations, and maintenance investments to an infrastructure  
Techniques for evaluating the accuracy of a predicted effectiveness of an improvement to an infrastructure include collecting data, representative of at least one pre-defined metric, from the...
8718798 Gateway mirroring of metering data between zigbee networks  
A method and system is disclosed that includes a central controller that takes energy data available from a power/energy measuring device, such as a “smart” meter that is located on a primary net...
8719186 Historical utility consumption disaggregation  
A computer-implemented method for itemizing energy consumption to generate and present a utility consumption profile based on disaggregated historical utility consumption data is disclosed. The...
8712595 Dynamic load profiling in a power network  
A method for dynamic load profiling in a power network can include receiving static load data in the power network, generating a load forecast from the static load data, generating dynamic load...
8706310 Goal-based control of lighting  
A goal-based control system may be provided that controls lighting based on high-level management goals for the operation of a lighting system. The system may include a lighting system model. The...
8706308 Energy-saving measurement, adjustment and monetization system and method  
System and method include precisely modeling of a facility's energy usage over time based on historic data, and precisely predicting or measuring its actual, reduced energy usage over time after a...
8706309 Systems and method for obtaining a load model and related parameters based on load dynamics  
Disclosed are systems and methods for calculating load models and associated tunable parameters that may be used to describe the behavior of loads connected to an electric power distribution...
8705359 Tool for predicting capacity demands on an electronic system  
Method of predicting capacity demands on a desired device used to support services for a number of subscribers within a market area having a number of devices. The method includes predicting the...
8706650 Optimization of microgrid energy use and distribution  
Systems and methods for energy optimization may receive receiving energy provider data, near-real time individualized energy usage data for each of a plurality of end-uses or near-real time...
8706312 Charging device and methods of authorizing a charging request  
A charging device includes a power delivery system configured to supply power to at least one load coupled to the charging device. The charging device also includes a processor coupled to the power...
8706311 Electric power demand/supply planning apparatus and method for the same  
An electric power planning apparatus is provided. The apparatus has an initial plan creating section, a generation amount probability density distribution creating section, an economic load...
8700223 Method of estimating the maximum power generation capacity and for controlling a specified power reserve of a single cycle or combined cycle gas turbine power plant, and a power generating system for use with said method  
An estimation unit can estimate, on a real-time basis, a maximum power generation capacity of a single cycle or combined cycle gas turbine power plant. For example, the actual power output and the...
8700187 Method and apparatus for actively managing consumption of electric power supplied by one or more electric utilities  
A system manages consumption of power supplied by at least one electric utility to multiple power consuming devices. Power flow to the power consuming devices is enabled and disabled by...
8700227 Room thermal comfort monitor  
A system for monitoring thermal comfort of a room. Sensor data concerning temperature, relative humidity, air speed and air flow may be collected from the room. The sensor data may provide thermal...
8694806 Power transfer in an inline switch device  
An apparatus and method for transferring power in an inline switch device are provided. The method comprises drawing power from an inline power source and transferring, by the powered device...
8694176 Power control method, and power control apparatus  
A power control method for a power supplying unit for supplying power from a commercial power supply and a battery to a load. The method includes (a) calculating a deviation amount between an...
8694163 System and method for managing resource sustainability performance  
Resource sustainability performance of a facility is managed using real time resource monitoring data, and resource sustainability performance values for the facility determined using the real time...