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8886363 Energy storage and power management system  
A system to manage the storage of energy to, and the release of energy from, an energy storage system with such energy being generated from one or more renewable sources of energy, traditional...
8886361 Energy decision management system  
An energy decision management system manages, controls, or manipulates data to monitor, measure, or control one or more energy systems. The EDMS includes at least three modules or systems working...
8880235 Staggering and feathering of demand response and energy supply change in a managed electrical system  
One embodiment of the present invention provides an energy-management system for managing energy within a predominantly closed power system. During operation, the system obtains one or more control...
8880226 System and method to predict optimized energy consumption  
A system receives an energy demand response schedule, one or more user preferences, and one or more predicted environmental variables into a computer processor. The system generates an optimized...
8880229 Grid-interactive photovoltaic generation system with power quality control and energy saving  
Disclosed here is a grid-interactive photovoltaic generation system having power quality improvement and power saving functions. The grid-interactive photovoltaic generation system includes a solar...
8880232 Intelligent metering demand response  
A system and method for real-time power management are provided. The system can include one or more lights, one or more light controllers, one or more meters to detect power demand of a building,...
8880202 Optimization system using an iteratively coupled expert engine  
An energy management system uses an expert engine and a numerical solver to determine an optimal manner of using and controlling the various energy consumption, producing and storage equipment in a...
8874276 Event-based control system for wind turbine generators  
The present invention relates to a control system comprising a control interface between one or more wind turbine generators and a power grid, where the wind turbine generators are coupled to the...
8868398 Method for predicting arc flash energy and PPE category within a real-time monitoring system  
A method for simulating an arc flash event on an electrical power system is disclosed. The virtual system model of the electrical system is modified to introduce a short circuiting feature. The...
8868249 Hybrid controlling and driving circuit and method thereof  
Methods, circuits, apparatus, and systems related to a hybrid driving and controlling circuit are disclosed. In one embodiment, a hybrid driving and controlling circuit in a double power supply...
8868247 Cross-profile coordination of energy consumption policies  
In one embodiment, a policy coordination device receives soft policies from a plurality of localized energy consumption control devices, and examines the received soft policies to determine...
8868248 Smart control device  
A smart control device is disclosed. The smart control device can be equipped in an electrical appliance, so as to be capable of controlling the electrical appliance by using diverse information...
8868383 Consumption energy calculating device  
There is provided a consumption energy calculating device which simulates power consumption of a heating and cooling appliance operated by a customer living in a house. A first receiver and a...
8862280 Dynamic load curtailment system and method  
A system that dynamically learns the optimum energy consumption operating condition for a building and monitors/controls energy consuming equipment to keep the peak demand interval at a minimum....
8860976 Image forming apparatus having power-saving unit  
An image forming apparatus has at least one measurement unit, disposed on a respective power-supply line extending from a first power source to a respective at least one operation module disposed...
8863228 Energy management apparatus and energy management system  
An energy management apparatus includes: a communicator capable of communicating with at least a meter apparatus among the meter apparatus and a server apparatus that collects measurement...
8862279 Systems and methods for optimizing microgrid power generation and management with predictive modeling  
Systems and methods for coordinating selective activation of a multiplicity of emergency power generation equipment over a predetermined geographic area for distribution and/or storage to supply a...
8855829 Method for controlling energy resources  
A system and method for managing power consumption and storage in a power grid. Measurements are received from a plurality of geographically distributed energy management controllers. Each energy...
8855828 Facilitating distributed power production units in a power group to store power for power conditioning during an anticipated temporary power production disruption  
In an embodiment, a server monitors a set of parameters associated with future power production capacity of a set of distributed power production units that belong to a power group supplying power...
8849428 Field configurable ballast  
A method for employing an electronic ballast. A distributor is provided with the electronic ballast. An operative parameter of the electronic ballast is configurable to operate a type of gas...
8849473 System and method for notifying and for controlling power demand  
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes computing energy usage associated with a domain that includes a plurality of endpoints; identifying particular endpoints of the plurality...
8849469 Data center system that accommodates episodic computation  
A data center system is described which includes multiple data centers powered by multiple power sources, including any combination of renewable power sources and on-grid utility power sources. The...
8843238 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 feedback controller is used to generate...
8843242 System and method for minimizing consumer impact during demand responses  
An electromechanically controlled cooking appliance is provided. The cooking appliance includes one or more power consuming elements including at least one of a surface heating unit for surface...
8838284 Devices and methods for decentralized Volt/VAR control  
Devices and methods for the decentralized, coordinated control of the voltage and active power losses of an electrical distribution system in light of one another are provided. For example, a...
8838281 Automated demand response energy management system  
The power flexibility of energy loads are maximized using a value function for each load and outputting optimal control parameters per load. These loads are aggregated into a virtual load by...
8838285 Devices and methods for decentralized power factor control  
Devices and methods for the decentralized, coordinated control of the power factor on an electrical distribution system are provided. For example, a controller may include a network interface and...
8836505 Illumination control system and method for controlling illumination  
According to one embodiment, an illumination control system includes a motion sensor and a central management server. The motion sensor acquires position information and action information of a...
8838385 Method and apparatus for vehicle routing  
A computer implemented method includes receiving a vehicle route. The method further includes receiving data relating to a vehicle charge level. Also, the method includes estimating a power...
8831801 System and method for optimizing energy consumption in railway systems  
A method optimizes energy consumption in a railway system including a set of trains and a set of substations connected to a grid. The method optimizes control parameters controlling at least part...
8831789 Goal-based load management  
Systems and methods are provided that facilitate dynamic load shedding control in an industrial environment in accordance with one or more production goals provided by a user. One or more...
8831786 System, apparatus and method for controlling charge and discharge of electric vehicle  
Disclosed is a technique using an electric vehicle. The technique enables a user to set the operation plan of the electric vehicle and the price of electricity used to charge/discharge an electric...
8825432 Method for estimating maximum power of a circuit and apparatus thereof  
The present invention provides a method for adjusting a maximum power of a circuit having a first voltage output and a first power. The method includes the following steps: (a) obtaining a voltage...
8825216 Apparatus for controlling power of sensor nodes based on estimation of power acquisition and method thereof  
An apparatus for controlling power of sensor nodes based on estimation of power acquisition, includes: a self power acquisition unit acquiring self power; an internal sensing unit sensing power...
8825215 Power consumption compliance monitoring system and method  
Systems and methods for monitoring compliance with a request not to run a type of load (e.g., a high-power-consuming appliance) during a demand response event are provided. One such system may...
8825218 Dynamic distributed power grid control system  
A system for dynamically managing and controlling distributed energy resources in a transmission/distribution power grid is disclosed. A plurality of regions within a transmission/distribution...
8818742 Systems, methods, and apparatus for detecting theft and status of electrical power  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for detecting theft and status of electrical power. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method is...
8818566 Appliance demand response randomization after demand response event  
An energy management system and method for one or more appliances includes a controller for managing power consumption within a household. The controller is configured to receive and process a...
8812674 Controlling state transitions in a system  
A control system is described for controlling the operation of a target system, such as a data center. The control system uses a prediction module to predict demand for resources of the target...
8810192 Power aggregation system for distributed electric resources  
Systems and methods are described for a power aggregation system. In one implementation, a method includes a establishing a communication connection with each of multiple electric resources...
8812165 Electric grid optimization  
Various embodiments are directed to systems and methods for optimizing energy use with one or more optimization engine objects. An optimization engine object may have a plurality of dependent...
8812164 Portable cogeneration system incorporating renewable energy sources  
A cogeneration system comprising a power generation unit, a thermal generation unit thermally coupled to the power generation unit, a plurality of renewable energy conversion units, and a power...
8805597 Electrical appliance energy consumption control  
An electrical appliance configured to receive power and a power consumption signal from an electrical power distribution system comprises an energy storage device and a controller. The energy...
8805552 Method and apparatus for actively managing consumption of electric power over an electric power grid  
A client device manages consumption of power supplied by an electric utility to multiple power consuming devices. Power flow to the power consuming devices is selectively enabled and disabled by...
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...