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8694175 Fan array fan section in air-handling systems  
A fan array fan section in an air-handling system includes a plurality of fan units arranged in a fan array and positioned within an air-handling compartment. One preferred embodiment may include...
8694173 Control of a wind power plant  
Methods for controlling a wind power plant that includes a plurality of wind turbines being operatively connected to a plant collector grid a power plant controller, a wind power plant, and a...
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...
8682497 Method of demand side electrical load management and an associated apparatus and system  
The present disclosure discloses a method (310, 330, 350, 370) of demand side electrical load management and an associated apparatus (104) and system (100). The method (310, 330, 350, 370)...
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...
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...
8670875 PLC function block for automated demand response integration  
Systems and methods are described that allow a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) to receive Demand Response (DR) data and process the data in a PLC Function Block (FB). Embodiments provide a PLC...
8671167 System for providing demand response services  
A system for providing demand response services relative to a resource. Demand response information may be conveyed by a provider of the resource to demand-response logic. The logic may translate...
8666560 Power control system and method  
A power control system/method implementing Internet based access to hybrid home automation networks is disclosed. The system utilizes a smart gateway power controller (SGPC) to selectively switch...
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...
8659183 Variable initialization time in the charging of energy reserves in an irrigation control system  
Methods for controlling irrigation devices coupled to and receiving operational power from a multi-wire interface of an irrigation system, and related irrigation devices, are provided. In some...
8655499 Controlling virtual power circuits  
A method and apparatus for controlling circuits in an electrical power grid. Parameters in the circuits are monitored. Each circuit comprises nodes in the electrical power grid and a number of...
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...
8649913 Electrical equipment management system  
An electrical equipment management system includes: a total electrical energy information acquiring unit disposed in a building having a plurality of sections, the unit to acquire total electrical...
8643336 High speed feedback adjustment of power charge/discharge from energy storage system  
The invention provides systems and methods for control of power charge/discharge from energy storage system. The invention also provides for power monitoring and management. A smart charge system...
8644999 Keep alive method for RFD devices  
A method and system is disclosed that includes a controller that determines a sleep schedule for reduced function devices on a home network. The devices have various sleep schedules in which to...
8644998 Pre-programmed energy management ballast or driver  
A pre-programmed energy saving ballast or driver is presented, having a pre-defined energy profile to which the output power is controlled in accordance with the current time ascertained from the...
8626319 Modular energy load management  
Systems and methods are provided that integrate a modular load management solution within a general control architecture. One or more load modules deployed within a controller act as interlocks to...
8618452 Energy management of household appliances  
A microwave oven comprises a cooking cavity and a RF generation module configured to deliver microwave energy into the cooking cavity. A controller is operatively associated with the RF generation...
8615332 Smart current attenuator for energy conservation in appliances  
An appliance network having a first networked appliance, an energy controller, at least one of a smart dimmer and smart adapter, and a communication network coupling the first networked appliance,...
8599008 Appliance monitoring system and method  
A method and system for monitoring an appliance is disclosed. The method includes establishing a wireless communication connection between a communication module in an appliance and a...
8594822 Electronic supervisor  
Electronic supervision may be provided. First, a stock number may be sent to a database server. The stock number may correspond to an electrical cable. In response to sending the database server...
8593268 Time clock control for outside lighting  
A device and method to automatically control timing of outside lighting are achieved. An ephemeris program and a calendar are loaded into memory on a timing device. Power is applied to the device...
8587425 Methods, systems and apparatus for power management  
Aspects of the present invention are related to systems, methods and apparatus for monitoring and controlling energy usage. Alert notifications may be generated based on a current power status of...
8588986 Power transmission switching  
A method for transmission network control, the transmission network being configured for use in providing electricity from a generator to an end user, the method including receiving a sensitivity...
8565928 Low cost and flexible energy management system and method for transmitting messages among a plurality of communication networks  
A system and method of operating an energy data management and control system has a first communication network to transmit and receive data to and from a user interface, a second communication...
8562754 Dishwasher with programmable stop time  
A dishwasher includes a tub having a door that provides access to the tub. The door has a handle which extends a top surface of the door beyond a front surface of the door. A touchscreen panel is...
8565931 Managing energy demand in an infrastructure  
In a method for managing energy demand in an infrastructure, a coefficient of performance (COP) of the infrastructure as a function of time is determined. The COP is a measure of efficiency of the...
8553395 Motor control center network connectivity method and system  
A motor control center comprises a plurality of bays in which switchgear components, circuit protective components, automation components and power electronic components are disposed for driving...
8554388 Power intervening and management panel, system and method for a power control panel  
A power intervening and management panel has a low voltage power supply electrically coupled to a low voltage circuit, a power module array having a plurality of power contactor modules where each...
8548635 Energy management of household appliances  
A system and method of managing energy use in a home, and more particularly to energy management of household consumer appliances, are provided. Existing appliances can be modified with add-on...
8548638 Energy management system and method  
An energy management system manages energy consumption of managed device(s) disposed to receive energy via a meter connected to an energy supply, the energy supply. A system controller has a...
8547582 Print job management based on energy pricing and load  
An approach is provided that prints print jobs based on energy demand data. The print job manager, which is a software application running on an information handling system receives a print...
8543250 Electric appliance and a control method thereof  
An electric appliance and a control method thereof are disclosed. The electric appliance includes a communication device connected with a smart grid net to recognize electric power information...
8532837 Household appliance  
The present invention relates to a household appliance (1) comprising a control unit (4) that maintains to execute the selected program as much as possible within the discounted rate interval when...
8528227 Apparatus and method for refrigerant cycle capacity acceleration  
A method of operating a heat pump clothes dryer operating on a mechanical refrigeration cycle is disclosed. The method includes partitioning all energy available in the heat pump clothes dryer...
8527109 Method and apparatus for managing an energy consuming load  
A method for managing an energy consuming load in a group of energy consuming loads and a method for managing the group of energy consuming loads. The method includes generating sets of load state...
8508772 Print job management based on energy pricing and load  
An approach is provided that prints print jobs based on energy demand data. The print job manager, which is a software application running on an information handling system receives a print...
8490886 Modulating boiler system  
A modulating boiler system for heating a structure including a controller, a boiler operatively connected to the controller, and a thermostat operatively connected to the controller and boiler....
8483901 Power charging station administration device  
A power charging station administration device administrates available time slot information and installation site information set by an administrator of an in-vehicle battery charger, that is,...
8467911 Energy management device and method  
An energy management device manages a plurality of monitored devices distributed in a plurality of monitored areas. The energy management device determines whether a current time of each monitored...
8446051 Power supply unit having a voltage converter  
The present invention concerns an electrical installation or device equipped with a power supply unit comprising a voltage converter having primary and secondary parts respectively defining a...
8437882 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...
8433452 Method for load control using temporal measurements of energy for individual pieces of equipment  
A method for load control in an electrical distribution system using energy usage profiles based on temporal measurements. A load control unit (10) installed at a customer site profiles equipment...
8428785 Enterprise energy automation  
The preferred embodiments described herein relate to enterprise energy automation. In one preferred embodiment, a method for enterprise energy automation is provided. In another preferred...
8421647 Use of one LED to represent various utility rates and system status by varying frequency and/or duty cycle of LED  
A demand supply management system for an appliance receives information related to cost of energy use and communicates data to the associated appliance in response thereto. A single chip, light...
8423198 Energy response management—time of day method  
An energy management system is provided for an appliance comprising: an interface to receive a schedule having an off-peak time segment and an on-peak time segment; a control to determine an...
8423197 Apparatus for controlling the energizing of a heater  
A heater energization control apparatus. When an engine is stopped, a microcomputer of a GCU enters a power save mode. When the microcomputer returns to a normal mode in response to an...
8417393 Demand response appliance module  
The present disclosure provides a method of controlling an appliance comprising: profiling at least one appliance including one or more power consuming functions connected with a home energy...

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