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9041332 System, method and apparatus for computing, monitoring, measuring, optimizing and allocating power and energy for a rod pumping system  
A system and methods are provided for controlling a motor of a rod pumping system using previous RPMs of the motor and predicting an RPM of the motor; correcting a power factor of a motor of a rod...
9043038 Aggregation server for grid-integrated vehicles  
Methods, systems, and apparatus for aggregating electric power flow between an electric grid and electric vehicles are disclosed. An apparatus for aggregating power flow may include a memory and a...
9037307 Supply-and-demand control apparatus, supply-and-demand control method, and supply-and-demand control system  
The supply-and-demand control apparatus includes an obtaining unit that obtains power consumption and heat consumption; a forecast processing unit that obtains demand forecast data on each of...
9037305 Power outage verification  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for detecting a power outage. In one aspect, a status request requesting a status of a portion of...
9035493 Power-fluctuation reducing apparatus for power generation system  
According to one embodiment, there is provided a power-fluctuation reducing apparatus in a power generation system to control a converter connected to the power generation system and connected to...
9031707 Method and system for providing energy management in smart grid environment, electrical power producing apparatus in smart grid environment  
An energy management system in a smart grid environment includes: an electrical power producing apparatus for collecting and analyzing real time price information and electrical power production...
9031706 Air conditioner and method for controlling the same  
An air conditioner and control method thereof is provided which may be controlled to adapt operation to changes in power rates. The method may include receiving electric power related information,...
9026411 Systems and methods for microgrids availability evaluation using a markov chain energy storage model  
Systems and methods are disclosed for availability evaluation of microgrid systems with an energy storage device by applying a Markov chain model to model charging and discharging processes in the...
9026259 Power generation optimization in microgrid including renewable power source  
A microgrid including a renewable power source is optimized by treating the renewable source as operating in an isochronous mode, and by decomposing the optimization process. A renewable...
9020800 Method and apparatus for controlling energy services based on market data  
Apparatus, systems, computer readable media and methods for controlling power realized by energy service equipment based on market data are disclosed. A method simulates execution of control...
9020650 Utility grid, controller, and method for controlling the power generation in a utility grid  
A utility grid is provided, the utility grid including a centralized controller; an intermittent renewable energy source for generating electrical power; at least one further power generation...
9020647 System and method for climate control set-point optimization based on individual comfort  
A system and method for calibrating a set-point for climate control includes a sensor network having a plurality of sensors configured to report a climate condition. A database is configured to...
9020743 Methods and apparatus for predicting a driver destination  
A computer implemented trip-planning method includes accessing one or more destination elements of a matrix of driver information, the accessing based at least in part on a trip start time and day...
9020651 Utilization start interval prediction device and utilization start interval prediction method  
A prediction device for predicting a prediction interval being a time interval predicted with a high possibility of appliance utilization starts includes: an evaluation unit calculating, using...
9020653 System and method for associating a load demand with a variable power generation  
Systems and methods for associating a load demand with a variable power generation are described. A method of providing power from a renewable resource includes receiving a signal including an...
9014865 Method for monitoring an installation  
A method for monitoring an installation having first and second energy operating states, and a different energy consumption in the first and second energy operating states, wherein the method...
9013173 Process for detecting energy theft  
The present invention relates generally to detecting energy theft within an energy distribution system and more particularly to systems and methods for detecting energy discrepancies in voltages...
9014864 Aggregate load management at a system level  
A method for aggregate load management includes determining whether a load capacity limit within a utility power network will be exceeded, selecting an aggregated demand reduction target to remain...
9008852 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...
9008980 Power consumption display apparatus and power consumption display method  
A display is estimating every day working time of a worker involved in a load based on power consumption data in which electricity supplied to the load is measured in a certain period; calculating...
9008979 Total energy quantity controlling device and method  
A total energy quantity controlling device has a calculation data generating portion for defining, as calculation data, data for the amount of energy used for a processing energy type at a...
9008849 Power system for residence  
The present invention provides a household electric power system, comprising an electric control device that predicts whether voltage suppression will occur at the system side according to the...
9002530 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...
9002532 Systems and methods for controlling a chiller plant for a building  
A computerized method for controlling a chiller plant for cooling a building is provided. The chiller plant has a chiller plant load. The method includes estimating an optimal combination of...
9002531 System and method for predictive peak load management via integrated load management  
Devices, methods, and systems for predictive peak load management via integrated load management comprising the steps of: determining a target peak load based on a capacity of an energy storage...
8996186 System and method for managing power consumption  
In accordance with a particular embodiment, a method for managing power consumption includes receiving power rate information and receiving power usage information. The method also includes...
8996187 Optimal storage sizing for integrating wind and load forecast uncertainties  
Systems and methods are disclosed to manage energy system by receiving load forecasts and power generator forecasts with uncertainty specification; performing stochastic optimization on the load...
8996191 Techniques for provisioning energy generation and storage systems  
Techniques for provisioning energy generation and/or storage systems. In one embodiment, a method is provided that can comprise automatically determining, by a site gateway, information pertaining...
8996188 System and method for home energy monitor and control  
The invention generally concerns systems and methods for monitoring and controlling the power consumption of a power-consuming device. The system and method may connect to a power source and a...
8996183 System and method for estimating and providing dispatchable operating reserve energy capacity through use of active load management  
A utility employs an active load management system (ALMS) to estimate available operating reserve for possible dispatch to the utility or another requesting entity (e.g., an independent system...
8996185 Method for scheduling power generators based on optimal configurations and approximate dynamic programming  
A unit commitment problem is solved for a set of generators with a set of configurations having a set of 2N.T schedules, wherein N is a number of generators i and T is a number of decision time...
8996184 Apparatus and method for energy management  
Provided are an apparatus and a method for energy management. The energy management apparatus includes: a receiving block configured to receive energy use information from at least one sensor; and...
8996181 Systems and methods for analyzing energy usage  
Systems and methods for analyzing energy usage are provided. In various embodiments, the systems and methods may receive weather information for a first set of geographical locations and correlate...
8989911 Power consumption management system, and power consumption manager, power consumption management method, power supply manager, and power supply management method, which are used for the power consumption management system  
A power consumption management system includes power consumption managers and a power supply manager. Each of the power consumption managers creates changeable power amount information with...
8989910 Systems and methods for data mining of energy consumption data  
Methods, machine-readable media, apparatuses and systems are provided to collect and analyze data relating to energy consumption and factors affecting energy production. In various embodiments,...
8989878 Methods, circuits, and computer program products for generation following load management  
Two water heaters may be installed in series at a customer location, such that an output of a first (or storage) water heater is coupled to the input of a second (or primary) water heater, the...
8990295 Batching notifications to optimize for battery life  
In one embodiment, a notification server 110 may batch together notifications to reduce power consumption. A notification server 110 may receive a power consumption profile 430 from a client...
8981895 Method and system for intrusion detection in networked control systems  
A method and system for detection of intrusion in networked control systems, is provided. The method includes generating an operating model of a system being controlled. The operating model of the...
8983668 Household appliance having an air drying device and/or fluid heating unit, and associated method  
A household appliance, particularly a household dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, or the like, includes an air drying device and/or fluid heating device, connected to an electrical...
8983690 System and method for optimizing energy consumption in railway systems with energy storage devices  
A system and method optimizes energy consumption in a railway system including a set of trains, a set of energy storage devices, and a set of substations connected to a grid by first optimizing...
8983633 Electrical equipment control device, electrical equipment control method and electrical equipment  
An equipment control device has: a reception unit for receiving desired time information indicating a desired operation start time or a desired operation termination time, operation period...
8983670 Energy consumption disaggregation system  
A system for disaggregating a gross energy measurement into individual component energy consumption. A collection of components may be situated in a facility. A sensor may obtain electrical...
8983671 Data collecting apparatus and data collecting method  
There is provided a data collecting apparatus in which a collector collects, from demanders, demand record data and demand forecast data of the energy; a data history manager; a reliability level...
8983666 Active network management  
A method for defining one or more ANM zones in an electricity network that has at least one energy producing/consuming device that has an output that has to be regulated. The method comprises...
8977976 Systems and methods for automated availability and/or outage management  
Systems and methods are provided for instantly and electronically reporting generation outages and/or availability to the grid operator. More specifically, the invention relates to systems for...
8977405 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...
8977404 Collaborative energy benchmarking systems and methods  
Systems and methods for providing collaborative energy benchmarking are described. Information including background data, energy consumption data, temporal data, and/or other information is...
8972072 Optimizing power consumption in planned projects  
Automatically accesses, from a database, the rate of power consumption of each object on a displayed list and automatically calculating the power consumption of each object over a planned period...
8972074 System and method for optimal load planning of electric vehicle charging  
A system for optimal planning of electric power demand is presented. The system includes a node comprising one or more smart charging plug-in electric vehicles (SCPEVs), a processing subsystem,...
8972071 Systems and methods to predict a reduction of energy consumption  
A computing device for use with a demand response system is provided. The computing device includes a communication interface for receiving customer data of a plurality of customers, wherein the...