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8417391 Automated demand response energy management system  
The power flexibility of energy loads is maximized using a value function for each load and outputting optimal control parameters. Loads are aggregated into a virtual load by maximizing a global...
8412382 Zone based energy management system  
According to an aspect of the disclosure, a zone based energy management system includes controlling at least one network device at a site using the proximity detection of a mobile device which...
8406937 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...
8396608 Computer based energy management  
Computer based energy management including an adaptor having a server network interface and a control device interface. The adaptor transmitting the commands to the control device via a control...
8386086 Methods and systems for analyzing energy usage  
Systems and methods consistent with the present invention allow an energy consumption index to be generated from DR response data and influencer data. The energy consumption index may indicate the...
8358364 Electronic apparatus and communication system  
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes one or more first receivers, a transmitter and a change module. The first receivers are configured to receive a command signal which...
8355828 Determining optimal settings for resource actuators  
A power model that relates the settings of resource actuators to power consumption levels of the resource actuators and a condition model that relates the settings of the resource actuators to an...
8352094 Technique for aggregating loads with time-varying operating cycles  
Embodiments of a system, a method, and a computer-program product (e.g., software) for aggregating an energy service from a group of loads with time-varying operating cycles are described. This...
8350412 Dynamically controlling configuration of a power grid comprising one or more stand-alone sub-grids  
A technique is provided for automatically controlling configuration of a power grid, which includes one or more stand-alone sub-grids. Each stand-alone sub-grid includes a power generator, and a...
8328110 Electrical load disconnect device with electronic control  
Electrical load spreading arrangements reduce peak power demand. An enclosure houses an electronic circuit board, which receives at a first input terminal a first thermostat control signal from a...
8321058 HVAC control system having integrated CPH cycling control and deadband staging  
A method of controlling an HVAC system including programming a thermostat of the HVAC system to define a temperature set point, a temperature differential around the temperature set point, and a...
8306634 Adaptive and user location-based power saving system  
An adaptive, user-centric system and network for controlling power consumption by an appliance is described. The appliance may be any type of powered apparatus, such as A/C units, heaters,...
8295990 Low cost and flexible energy management system with a scheduling capability  
A method and system for controlling the operation of accessories in a home energy management system which manages a plurality of communication networks. The schedules are generated by using a...
8280559 Apparatus and method for providing cooling to multiple components  
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit includes an input configured to receive a first control signal and an output module configured to generate an output signal based at least on the first...
8280556 Energy management of HVAC system  
An HVAC system for conditioning air of an associated room includes one or more power consuming features/functions including at least one temperature controlling element for one of heating and...
8274782 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...
8260470 System and method for selective disconnection of electrical service to end customers  
A system and method for selective disconnection of electrical service to a customer via commands transmitted on a communications network between a server in communication with an electric utility...
8244383 Controller interface with multiple day programming  
A controller equipped with a user interface having multiple-day programming capabilities, including methods of programming such devices, are disclosed. The user interface may include one or more...
8234018 Energy management of appliance cycle longer than low rate period  
An energy management system 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 operation to be...
8224497 Energy limit in a sliding window in power and heat management  
A system and method for specifying a temporal window of a fixed size that slides along time; specifying energy consumption as the accumulated power consumption in a temporal window; and applying a...
8204633 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.,...
8200370 Energy reduction  
A power reduction system includes a central server and a plurality of power reduction devices. The central server of the power reduction aggregation system includes: a network interface configured...
8178997 Supplying grid ancillary services using controllable loads  
A method includes determining a desired power draw for a plurality of loads connected to an electrical grid, each of the plurality of loads connected to the electrical grid through a load supply...
8173188 Method of controlling heating cooking apparatus  
In a method of controlling a heating cooking apparatus, when a generated steam volume at a forced finish time Tn−1 determined based on a minimum volume-minimum steam curve does not reach a minimum...
8170695 Appliance incorporating load selectivity without employment of smart meters  
Methods and a system are disclosed for one or more appliances including a controller for managing power consumption within a household. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal...
8160725 Energy saving control for a field device  
A control for a field device comprises a monitoring unit that is separate from a control unit for controlling the field device which monitoring unit, when the control unit is in a sleep mode,...
8159092 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...
8140279 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...
8108081 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 system includes a renewable variable power generation module including a sensor, the sensor...
8091795 Intelligent thermostat device with automatic adaptable energy conservation based on real-time energy pricing  
An Intelligent Thermostat (IT) device and method of use for the retrieval and display of real-time energy demand and energy pricing. The IT device is configured to perform automatic adaptation of...
8090480 Consumer electronic usage monitoring and management  
A mechanism for managing energy consumption of electrical devices within a home or building. Energy usage data is collected for a first electrical outlet connected to an unidentified electrical...
8086357 Offline configuration using USB download in an integrated power distribution system  
In accordance with the invention a configurable electrical distribution system is provided for selectively connecting an electrical power source to load devices. The system comprises a panel and a...
8073573 Electrical power distribution control methods, electrical energy demand monitoring methods, and power management devices  
Electrical power distribution control methods, electrical energy demand monitoring methods, and power management devices are described. In one aspect, an electrical power distribution control...
8055391 Server device and program  
A server device constituting a group management system includes one or more manufacturing apparatuses for performing a preset process on a target substrate, and the server device includes a...
8027752 Network for changing resource consumption in an appliance  
A network includes a smart coupler having a processor, a memory with software, and a power source to energize the processor and the memory, and an appliance configured to perform an operation on a...
8014905 System and method for demand limiting resistive load management  
An electricity demand limiting system for limiting the electricity consumption of at least one resistive load device. The demand limiting system includes a consumption controller associated with...
8010240 Method and system for electricity consumption profile management for consumer devices  
A method and system for electricity consumption profile management for electrical devices, is provided. One implementation involves receiving an energy consumption control command at a consumer...
7991513 Electric energy bill reduction in dynamic pricing environments  
A system that can save energy and reduce electric utility costs is disclosed. The system may include one or more current measurement devices communicating with a processor as well as one or more...
7983798 Framework for managing consumption of energy  
This invention discloses an intelligent framework for the overall management of energy allocated to components of a system. When conservation is desired or a shortage occurs, it is desirable to...
7962251 Supervisory control and data acquisition system for energy extracting vessel navigation  
A Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system guides navigation of a vessel enabled to extract energy from wind and/or water currents primarily in offshore marine environments. An...
7957846 Energy arbitrage by load shifting  
Methods and systems are provided for realizing energy cost savings through load shifting utilizing a battery bank that may serve as a battery back-up on a premises for providing power in the event...
7908037 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...
7826908 Variable rate feedforward control based on set point rate of change  
A method of controlling a power generating unit or other process equipment with a slow reaction time includes creating a feedforward control signal to selectively include a fast response rate...
7822503 Systems, methods, and apparatuses for energy management in vending machines, appliances, and other store or dispense equipment  
System, methods, and apparatuses are provided for energy management in store or dispense equipment for food and/or beverages. Such store or dispense equipment may allow for food and/or beverages...
7816045 Fuel cell system and control method therefor  
A fuel cell system including a fuel cell stack is capable of raising the temperature of a fuel cell stack to a predetermined temperature within a short time without decreasing methanol fuel...
7805271 Evaluation system for amount of emission gases through fuel supply chain  
The object of the present invention provides an evaluation system for evaluating accurately emission amount of environmental influence substance of fuel in a fuel supply facility for supplying...
7797084 Building energy management system  
An energy management system for managing energy such as power consumed in a building in an optimal state to significantly save energy is provided. A computer control system (200) for controlling...
7792613 Hybrid vehicle recharging system and method of operation  
A system and method for recharging a plug-in hybrid vehicle. The system includes a controller that schedules the recharging of the vehicles on local electrical distribution networks. The system...
7747355 Electrical power generator with adaptive coupling  
A method of coupling a mechanical power source through an electrical power generator to an electrical load is disclosed. A characteristic of an electrical output is measured from the electrical...
7747357 Method of communicating a command for load shedding of a load control system  
A system provides for secure communication between an electrical utility company and an electricity customer, such that the customer is able to shed one or more loads in response to a load shed...

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