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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...
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...
8975777 Techniques for network-centric scheduled power provisioning  
A method is performed in a power sourcing device (PSD). The method includes, for each of a plurality of powered devices (PDs) configured to time-varyingly draw power from the PSD, (a) receiving a...
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,...
8972073 Operation planning method, operation planning device, heat pump hot water supply system operation method, and heat pump hot water supply and heating system operation method  
An operation planning method performed in a system including a power generation device, a first electric load operating using power generated by the power generation device, and a second electric...
8970635 Liquid crystal display with brightness extractor and driving method thereof for modulating image brightness by controlling the average picture level to reduce glare and eye fatigue  
The present disclosure is related to the liquid crystal display device and the driving method for selectively controlling the average picture level. The liquid crystal display device of the...
8965589 Circuit and method for maximum power point tracking of solar panel  
The present invention relates to a maximum power point tracking circuit for a solar panel. In one embodiment, the circuit can include: a real-time power calculator that receives a real-time output...
8965595 Methods for managing power consumption for a hands-free dispenser  
Methods for managing power consumption of a battery-powered device such as a fluid dispenser are disclosed. One method includes setting a duty cycle of a sensor used by the device to a first range...
8938322 Apparatus and method for controlling consumer electric power consumption  
A computer-based electrical power management and allocation system is provided that collects demand for electric power usage and allocates electric power supply in satisfaction thereof. A load...
8930034 Computing an operating parameter of a unified power flow controller  
A Unified Power Flow Controller described herein comprises a sensor that outputs at least one sensed condition, a processor that receives the at least one sensed condition, a memory that comprises...
8924035 Using planning to control demand response and supply choices 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. The system includes an identifying mechanism configured...
8918224 Power management apparatus, power management system including the power management apparatus, and method for controlling the power management system  
A power management apparatus includes a communication unit to receive power rate information from a power provider and receive power consumption information and reservation information from an...
8914160 Demand response method and demand response system  
A demand response (DR) method or a demand response (DR) system determines priority of each household appliance in response to a quality status of each household appliance, and variably controls a...
8914158 Regulation of contribution of secondary energy sources to power grid  
An energy storage medium is combined with a secondary energy source that supplies power to an electricity distribution grid. The charge and discharge behavior of the energy storage medium is...
8909382 Occupancy detection system and method having automatic adaptation capabilities  
An occupancy detection system includes a motion detector, one or more sound detectors and a lighting controller configured to turn on and off one or more lighting devices in a defined area based...
8902149 Methods and systems for power control event responsive display devices  
Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for controlling power consumption with a power controlling display device. Some aspects relate to a power controlling display device...
8903560 Optimized energy management system  
Methods and systems are provided for optimizing the control of energy supply and demand. An energy control unit includes one or more algorithms for scheduling the control of energy consumption...
8892268 Power flow measurement and management  
Methods and systems for measuring and/or managing power consumption by power units connected to an electricity distribution network are disclosed. Power flow to and/or from a power unit connected...
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...
8880234 Supervisory control method and equipment for smart grids  
Supervisory control equipment for smart grids provided with a plurality of generators and loads and operated in interconnection with a commercial power system through an interconnected circuit...
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...
8874277 Smart-grid adaptive power management method and system with power factor optimization and total harmonic distortion reduction  
A method and system of power factor optimization and total harmonic distortion are provided under the premise of efficient power management and distribution on an electrical grid. The method and...
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...
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...
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...
8860248 Under frequency/under voltage detection in a demand response unit  
A demand response unit (DRU) interposed between a utility's electrical power line (PL) and at least one load (L1-Ln) to which power is supplied by the utility over the line. A detector (Fdet or...
8849471 Systems, devices and methods for electricity provision, usage monitoring, analysis, and enabling improvements in efficiency  
The invention relates generally to systems, devices and methods for the efficient use of utilities, more particularly to the distribution and provision of electricity supply at appropriate...
8836279 Power supply apparatus, method for controlling the power supply apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium  
If a plurality of power receiving apparatuses are in a predetermined range, a power supply apparatus selects a power receiving apparatus to be preferentially charged based on the remaining...
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...
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...
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...
8825219 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...
8818535 Updating thermostat weekly schedule over the air  
Provided is a method and system for updating of schedules to a device controlled by an energy management system.
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...
8810998 Motor control center and communication system therefor  
A communication system is provided for a motor control center. The motor control center includes an enclosure and a plurality of subunits. The enclosure comprises a framework for dividing the...
8805550 Power management unit with power source arbitration  
In embodiments of the present invention, a method and system is provided for designing improved intelligent, LED-based lighting systems. The LED based lighting systems may include fixtures with...
8801862 Dishwasher auto hot start and DSM  
A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from...
8800164 Washing machine, power management apparatus and method of controlling the same  
In a washing machine, a power management apparatus and a method of controlling the same, washing operation and drying operation commands are input by a user, power rate information for each time...
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...
8796978 Predictive pulse width modulation for an open delta H-bridge driven high efficiency ironless permanent magnet machine  
Embodiments of the present method and system permit an effective method for determining the optimum selection of pulse width modulation polarity and type including determining machine parameters,...
8793027 Power curtailment of wind turbines  
The present invention relates to a method for curtailing electrical power supplied from a wind turbine or a group of wind turbines to an associated power supply grid, the method comprising the...
8767696 System and method for media access control for a duty cycle network  
A system and method for medium access control in a wireless communication network including the use of packets having a header and plural data portions, acknowledgement request features, corrupt...
8768526 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.,...
8761952 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...
8761953 Grid optimization resource dispatch scheduling  
Data comprising a request specifying a desired change in electrical load for a defined period of time is received. The electrical load is associated with a plurality of resources under control of...
8760258 Energy monitoring and management security system  
An energy management system. The energy management system includes at least one energy monitoring and control device configured to monitor the power usage of one or more electrical devices, and a...
8751054 Energy prediction system  
An energy management system includes a controller receiving electrical pricing information from an electrical utility company, measuring electrical power usage of a customer, and providing the...
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...
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...

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