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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...
8694279 Data center thermal monitoring  
A system includes a first computing component and a second computing component. A first measurement indicative of a temperature of a first computing component is received. A second measurement...
8694174 Energy saving support device  
An energy saving support device supports energy saving of an air conditioner and includes an acquiring unit, a first energy calculating unit, a second energy calculating unit, an information...
8688429 System for comparing real-time data and modeling engine data to predict arc flash events  
A system for making real-time predictions about an arc flash event on an electrical system is disclosed. The system includes a data acquisition component, an analytics server and a client terminal....
8688280 Internet based spa networking system having wireless spa nodes  
A spa node comprising a spa controller, a power sense adapter configured to compute power being drawn by selected spa components; a spa network adapter, and a home network adapter, each of the...
8689020 Method, system and computer program product for scheduling demand events  
Disclosed and described herein are embodiments of systems, methods and computer program for scheduling demand events over a time period based on differences between the estimated power availability...
8682614 Demand weighted average power  
A system, method, and computer program that provide demand weighted average power information. The information may be communicated to management in both graphical and report form. The information...
8682491 Systems and methods for energy management and device automation system  
An integrated energy management and device automation system for managing a premises electrical system having a plurality of electrical circuits. The energy management and device automation system...
8682492 Setting value controlling method and device  
A setting value controlling device comprises: a setting value information collecting and storing portion for collecting and storing temperature setting values from an air-conditioner controlling...
8676636 System for managing electric energy grid-vehicle exchange devices  
A system for managing electric energy exchange devices is disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive a set of predefined parameters for...
8676394 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 plurality...
8676389 Modular energy control system  
A wireless base unit communicates with one or more wireless load manager units to receive power measurements for one or more loads connected to the wireless load manager. In response to dynamic...
8676393 Power discovery and allocation within a power sharing group  
Disclosed in an example embodiment herein is a technique for performing discovery and power budgeting for a power sharing group comprising a plurality of power supply modules configured for sharing...
8676953 Use of aggregated groups for managing demand response resources  
A demand response management system which may be used by utilities, independent system operators, intermediaries and others to manage operations of demand response programs relative to customers,...
8674816 Remote device control and energy monitoring by analyzing data and applying rules including geographic location  
Techniques are described for providing remote device (e.g., thermostat, lighting, appliance, etc.) control and/or energy monitoring. A system monitors sensor data captured by one or more sensors...
8670874 Method and apparatus for energy and emission reduction  
A method of performing energy estimations operations in an intensive energy consuming site or system environment, the method comprising the steps of: (a) inputting a series of energy, emission and...
8670962 Process simulation utilizing component-specific consumption data  
Methods and apparatuses are provided for simulating components and processes using discrete, variable-granularity, component-specific data relating to energy consumption or other sustainability...
8670873 Lighting control system and method  
Lighting devices are configured to communicate with one another and with external systems. Sensors located at such lighting devices communicate with the external systems and with others of the...
8666559 System and method for reducing peak and off-peak electricity demand by monitoring, controlling and metering high intensity fluorescent lighting in a facility  
A method of reducing electricity usage during peak demand periods includes the steps of establishing predetermined load reduction criteria representative of a desire by a power provider to reduce...
8667292 Privacy-preserving metering with low overhead  
Privacy-preserving metering with low overhead is described. In an embodiment consumption of a resource such as electricity, car insurance, cloud computing resources is monitored by a meter and...
8653968 Systems and methods for predictive building energy monitoring  
A system and method for predictive modeling of building energy consumption provides predicted building energy load values which are determined using kernel smoothing of historical building energy...
8655492 Air-conditioning apparatus control device and refrigerating apparatus control device  
A control device that controls a plurality of air conditioners includes a data memory section for storing performance model data representing the relationship between air conditioning capability...
8655498 Method and system for standby power generation supplementing solar arrays  
A system for timely standby power generation supplementing a solar array during periods of cloud coverage, including a power plant comprising solar arrays for normal power production during periods...
8655497 System and method for regulating electrical and thermal energy generated by co/trigeneration energy system in multi-source energy plant  
A method for regulating electrical and thermal power generated by an energy system in a multi-source energy plant that comprises one or more loads. The energy system comprises an electronic unit...
8655500 Method and system for reducing feeder circuit loss using demand response  
A system and method that analyzes at least one aspect of the power grid for demand response in order to reduce feeder circuit losses is provided. The system and method may use a demand response...
8649911 System and method for operating a wind farm under high wind speed conditions  
A technique is provided for operating a wind farm at increased rated power output. The technique includes sensing a plurality of operating parameters of the wind turbine generator, assessing the...