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9035598 Electrical charging/discharging control apparatus, electric-power management apparatus, electric-power management method and electric-power management system  
Disclosed herein is an electrical-charging/discharging control apparatus composing an electric-power accumulation facility in conjunction with an electric-power accumulation battery and including:...
9031874 Methods, systems and agreements for increasing the likelihood of repayments under a financing agreement for renewable energy equipment  
A system is provided for increasing the probability of timely receiving payment under an agreement between a consumer and a non-utility entity for providing financing for renewable energy consumer...
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...
9026473 Using bi-directional communications in a market-based resource allocation system  
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for distributing a resource (such as electricity) using a resource allocation system. In one exemplary...
9026261 Methods and systems for managing energy usage in buildings  
A method and system for managing energy usage in a building is provided. The method includes collecting data on energy consumption in the building on a generally continuous basis for at least a...
9020654 Smart transformer  
The present invention provides a system and computer program product for implementing a smart transformer, comprising a processor, and a balancing algorithm residing on the processor, wherein the...
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...
9014993 Flow rate measuring device  
A flow rate measuring device simplifies calculation, reduces memory required for calculation, absorbs variations due to manual operation and, depending on the state of ignition, improves the...
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...
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...
8990096 Distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development  
A method for distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development includes subdividing the real estate development into a plurality of plots. A portion of the subdivided real...
8990114 Electric power interchange system  
In a power interchange system, a power generated by a power generation device is interchanged between power consumers which receive an electric power supply from a power supply system. The amount...
8983871 System and method for providing service to end terminal that uses authentication information of another mobile communication terminal, service server, mobile communication terminal, end terminal, and storage medium  
The present invention relates to a system, a method, a service server, a mobile communication terminal, an end-point terminal, and a storage medium, for providing a service to an end-point...
8983853 Distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development  
A system for distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development includes at least one alternative energy electrical power generator forming a cooperative power farm. A power...
8983875 Methods and adapters for use with electric devices to manage energy services  
Methods and adapters for realizing energy services by a device via a grid connection point are disclosed. An adapter includes a detection unit for measuring a quantity of energy services realized...
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...
8970058 Wind power generation system, wind power generation control device and wind power generation control method  
For reducing a storage capacity of a storage battery system and an installation cost at a constant-output control type of wind power plant, a wind power generation control device sets as a planned...
8963492 Method and system for co-operative charging of electric vehicles  
A method and system provide for the cooperative charging of electric vehicles. By using power line communications, chargers of the electric vehicles who are serviced by the same distribution...
8949135 Method for distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development  
A method for distributing alternatively generated power to a real estate development includes subdividing the real estate development into a plurality of plots. A portion of the subdivided real...
8930037 Energy manager with minimum use energy profile  
A system and method for maximizing the value of power generated by a residential power generator. A home energy manager device is configured to implement a minimum energy usage profile during a...
8924034 Energy management system  
An energy management system includes a controller that receives a signal representative of current electrical generation. A storage source stores energy from the current electrical generation...
8902073 Smartcard protection device  
A card protection device and method of protecting data stored on a contactless smartcard are disclosed. The card protection device may include an antenna, a detector circuit, and an alerting...
8903564 Electric device and power management apparatus for changing demand response (DR) control level  
An electric device for changing a DR control level and a power management apparatus for the same are disclosed. An electric device for changing a demand response (DR) control level includes a...
8903561 Method for thermal energy dispatch  
A system and computer-implemented method for dispatching thermal energy and generating power in a solar power generating plant. The system includes a computer processor, computer readable medium,...
8890711 Safety utility reconnect  
Disclosed are apparatus and methodology for providing safe reconnection of remotely disconnectible gas meters. In accordance with the present subject matter, a gas metering device is provided with...
8878692 Energy management system and method and repeater for energy management system  
Disclosed are an energy management system, an energy management method and a repeater for an energy management system. The repeater receives information on an amount of energy consumption of the...
8866634 System and method for remotely monitoring and controlling a water meter  
A meter that monitors usage of a water distribution system by a client is provided. The meter includes a wireless communications system operable to communicatively couple the meter to a wireless...
8843621 Event prediction and preemptive action identification in a networked computing environment  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to an approach for using electronic feeds (e.g., online news feeds, social media resources/websites, etc.) to predict potentially harmful events and...
8831788 Systems, methods, and apparatus for maintaining stable conditions within a power grid  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for maintaining stable conditions within a power grid are provided. A local device that includes one or more computer processors may identify one or more power...
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...
8825536 Differential online charging for text messages based on network type  
Systems and methods are disclosed for performing online charging for text messages. One embodiment comprises a system that handles a Mobile Originated (MO) text message. The system receives a send...
8823958 Image processing apparatus, information processing apparatus, and information output method  
In a composite machine provided with a copy mode and a print mode, an operation history of each operation mode is accurately timed and log information concerning an electric power of the composite...
8816870 Healthy home graphical user interface method and device  
A user display for a healthy home or like building structure. The user display includes a hardware housing and a display device coupled to the hardware housing. The user display further includes a...
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...
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...
8799185 System for calculating and collecting electric charge fee for electric vehicle  
An electric charge fee calculation and collection system for an electric vehicle includes a charge control unit that receives power from a power supply means and charges a battery of the vehicle;...
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...
8768795 Methods and systems for estimating recoverable utility revenue  
A system includes a utility analytics system. The utility analytics system includes a non-technical utility loss system configured to derive a probability of at least one utility non-technical...
8768851 Visually distinguishing paid messages  
Electronic messages may be processed using a stamp authority by receiving an electronic message, identifying a stamp associated the message, determining if the stamp is valid, and, if the stamp is...
8768527 Power demand-supply management server and power demand-supply management system  
A power demand/supply management server (10) obtains information defining restraint contents to a comfort and an electricity bill from a consumer power operating device (2). An individual-consumer...
8761944 Apparatus and method for determining load of energy consuming appliances within a premises  
A controller in communication with one or more energy consuming appliances for a premises includes a transmitter device for transmitting wireless signals to a utility meter to request an energy...
8762235 Apparatus, methods and computer programs for metering and accounting for services accessed over a network  
Apparatus, methods and computer programs provided for metering and accounting in a commercial e-services infrastructure address the requirement for handling composite services in which...
8754743 Electric vehicle, taxing server, charging apparatus, drive management method, and program  
An electronic device that includes an interface that connects to a charging apparatus and exchanges authentication information with a server via a network. The electronic device also includes a...
8755943 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 mathematical linear operator is found...
8751291 Economic analysis of grid infrastructure  
A method and a system for analyzing infrastructure are provided. In one embodiment, a system for analyzing infrastructure is provided. The system includes a grid intelligence quotient as a service...
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...
8744641 Electric power supply system  
An electric power supply system has, as multiple storage units, an output type battery of high output and small capacity and a capacity type battery of low output and large capacity. The...
8738546 Self-organizing energy pricing  
Techniques for real-time pricing of electrical energy are provided. The techniques include receiving electrical energy data, wherein the electrical energy data comprises one or more energy pricing...
8725657 Utility metering system incorporating a transaction authorisation system  
A transaction authorization system comprises a user interface unit 30 capable of accepting a transaction authorization and a utility meter 10 provided at a location having an associated location...
8719186 Historical utility consumption disaggregation  
A computer-implemented method for itemizing energy consumption to generate and present a utility consumption profile based on disaggregated historical utility consumption data is disclosed. The...