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 Engineered multi-unit heating and cooling energy monitoring and cost allocation system patent thumbnailEngineered multi-unit heating and cooling energy monitoring and cost allocation system
D) indicate the energy usage cost for the unit for the time period.. .

 Energy monitoring current transformer enclosure patent thumbnailEnergy monitoring current transformer enclosure
An enclosure for an energy monitoring current transformer includes upper housing that houses an upper transformer core section. Lower housing houses a transformer coil and a lower transformer core section.

 Method of managing energy consumption patent thumbnailMethod of managing energy consumption
A method of managing energy consumption which is applied to a wireless control system is provided, wherein the wireless control system includes a plurality of appliances and a relay device. The method includes the steps below: first, obtain an amount of energy consumption from a start time point to a predetermined time point in an energy monitoring period; next, compare the amount of energy consumption with a second threshold during the energy monitoring period, which is lower than a first threshold; finally, if the amount of energy consumption exceeds the second threshold, determine whether to start an energy conservation mode; if the energy conservation mode starts, the relay device sends an energy conservation command to at least one of the appliances to control said appliance to consume less energy.
Grand Mate Co., Ltd.


 System and  providing energy-efficient product recommendations consistent with defined economic criteria patent thumbnailSystem and providing energy-efficient product recommendations consistent with defined economic criteria
Systems and methods in accordance with the disclosure provide product recommendations and other information for a conventional home-based energy monitoring system. An exemplary system in accordance with the disclosure is adapted to exchange information with a conventional home energy monitoring system to collect electricity information from electrical equipment within a residential or other building.
Renovate America, Inc.


 Renewable energy monitoring system patent thumbnailRenewable energy monitoring system
We describe a solar photovoltaic monitoring system for monitoring and controlling a solar photovoltaic inverter, comprising: a wireless transceiver coupled to a solar photovoltaic inverter, the inverter comprising a device monitor for monitoring and controlling the inverter, wherein the monitoring comprises generating monitoring data defining a status of the system and transmitting the data using the transceiver coupled to the inverter; a wireless repeater for receiving data from the inverter and retransmitting the data; a transceiver coupled to a gateway capable of communicating the retransmitted data received to a monitoring station, the gateway transmitting control data received from the monitoring station; wherein the repeater receives control data from the gateway and retransmits data to the inverter; and wherein the controlling in the inverter comprises receiving the retransmitted control data from the transceiver coupled to the inverter and controlling the inverter dependent on the data.. .
Solarcity Corporation


 Energy monitoring method and apparatus patent thumbnailEnergy monitoring method and apparatus
An in home display (ihd) device adapted to display electricity usage of a household in data communication with a smartmeter and in data communication with an intelligent power manager. The ihd provides a channel for the transmission of household descriptive data to the intelligent power manager.
Embertec Pty Ltd


 Piezoelectirc energy harvesting system with frequency mismatch tolerance patent thumbnailPiezoelectirc energy harvesting system with frequency mismatch tolerance
An impedance matching circuit is provided for use with a piezotransducer that includes a parasitic capacitor comprising: an inductor coupled in parallel with the parasitic capacitor; a peak and valley detection circuit configured to detect output voltage waveform peaks and valleys; a first switch circuit configured to bias flip the output voltage waveform at a selectable first time relative to a detected peak and at a selectable first time relative to a detected valley; a second switch circuit configured to couple the inductor to the energy storage circuit at a selectable second time following each output voltage bias flip; an energy monitoring circuit to provide an indication of energy flow from the inductor to the energy storage circuit following each output voltage bias flip; and a maximum power point tracking (mppt) circuit configured to select the first time and the second time based at least in part upon the indicated energy flow.. .

 Remote device control and energy monitoring by analyzing and applying rules patent thumbnailRemote device control and energy monitoring by analyzing and applying rules
Techniques are described for providing remote device (e.g., thermostat, lighting, appliance, etc.) control and/or energy monitoring. A system monitors sensor data captured by one or more sensors that sense attributes relevant to user presence at one or more monitored properties and status of one or more energy consuming devices associated with the one or more monitored properties.
Alarm.com Incorporated


 Systems and methods for management and monitoring of energy storage and distribution patent thumbnailSystems and methods for management and monitoring of energy storage and distribution
A plurality of battery packs is provided in communication with an energy monitoring and control system. Each battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells that collectively dictate the capabilities of the battery pack.

 Apparatus and system for providing energy information patent thumbnailApparatus and system for providing energy information
The present invention relates to an apparatus for providing energy information, including: an energy information input unit configured to receive energy information for each device extracted from combined energy information according to a classification of the device using collected energy-related information; an energy information processing unit configured to generate energy use information of the device by using the energy information for each device; and an energy information transmitting unit configured to transmit the generated energy use information to a user terminal according to the present invention, it is possible to improve data stability by processing and managing cloud data by an energy information provider, and continuously improve performance through an upgrade of software and a database. Furthermore, it is possible to eliminate burden of initial investment and maintenance costs for all other devices and equipment to a user in addition to an energy monitoring device, and it is also possible to reduce the burden of learning expert knowledge on big data processing and information interpretation and of having separate permanent managing personnel by allowing cloud-based energy information management by professionals..

Apparatus for a reduced current wake-up circuit for a battery management system

An apparatus may include an energy monitoring circuit configured to generate a bitstream dependent upon an amount of charge passing through a sensing unit. The apparatus may also include a control unit configured to receive the bitstream from the energy monitoring circuit, and modify a count value in response to a determined state of each bit of the bitstream.

Detecting actuation of electrical devices using electrical noise over a power line

Activity sensing in the home has a variety of important applications, including healthcare, entertainment, home automation, energy monitoring and post-occupancy research studies. Many existing systems for detecting occupant activity require large numbers of sensors, invasive vision systems, or extensive installation procedures.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Systems and methods for connecting home area network devices to smart meters and utility accounts

The present invention is generally directed to systems and methods for pairing energy monitoring devices with energy metering devices. Some embodiments disclose a method of pairing of an energy monitoring device with an energy metering device with limited user action, the method transacted using an pairing device in communication with the monitoring device and the metering device, the method including: detecting, using the pairing device, the monitoring device and at first identifier associated therewith; retrieving a second identifier associated with the monitoring device, based at least in part on the first identifier; identifying by the pairing device, the metering device and a metering device identifier associated therewith; providing by the pairing device, the first identifier and the second identifier to the metering device; and pairing the detected monitoring device with the identified metering device..

System and monitoring an electrical network

An energy monitoring system which in preferred embodiments employs at least one nodal junction receiving and creating data by analog to digital conversion from a plurality of local node sensors. Data accumulated by the nodal junction is used for analysis of wave patterns to detect anomalies in the local electrical network and/or loads connected to the local electrical network.
Circuitmeter Inc.

Energy monitoring and analysis system

An energy monitoring and analysis system is provided. Sensors are attached to circuit breakers to collect energy consumption data.

Systems, apparatus, and methods for energy monitoring

An apparatus for energy auditing can include a sensor portion on a circuit substrate, the sensor portion defining a first opening, an integrated inductor on the sensor portion, the integrated inductor being formed proximal to the first opening or a hall sensor located on the sensor portion proximal to the first opening, and an electronic circuit on a body portion of the circuit substrate electrically coupled to the integrated inductor and configured to wirelessly transmit information to a wireless receiver.. .
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Power source control device and controlling power source control device

A dc-dc converter 4 accumulates power generated by a power source in a power storage element, converts power from an input into a predetermined voltage to supply the predetermined voltage to a load connected to an output, and is activated to start power feeding when an input voltage exceeds vd1. A power source control section 8 is connected to the output of the converter 4 to obtain power to operate, and controls the power supply to the load while changing an operation mode according to the power source energy.
Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Company, Limited

Electrical energy consumption diagnostic device, system and method

A portable electrical energy consumption diagnostic device 10 connects to electrical systems to acquire and analyse electrical data. The device has an onboard power supply 12, an energy monitoring means 14, a mini pc 16, a modem/router 18, ct adaptors 20 and an interface 22, all housed in a portable container 24, such as a hard case.
Ecocentric Energy Pty Ltd

Energy monitoring in a communciation link

Systems and methods presented herein provide for monitoring of noise and other interfering energy on a communication link. One system includes an interface coupled to the communication link to receive a signal conveyed over the communication link.
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

Multi-spectral flame detector with radiant energy estimation

A flame detector for industrial safety applications in hazardous locations, configured for radiant energy monitoring, quantification, and information transmission. The system has at least one optical sensor channel, each including an optical sensor configured to receive optical energy from a surveilled scene within a field of view at a hazardous location, the channel producing a signal providing a quantitative indication of the optical radiation energy received by the optical sensor within a sensor spectral bandwidth.
General Monitors, Inc.

System and 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 power-consuming device, connecting the power-consuming device to the power source.
Energyhub

Energy monitor for a power source

Examples are disclosed for an integrated circuit (ic) device coupled to a battery-operated power supply unit, such as an ic in a mobile computing device or wireless phone, to accurately determine energy usage drawn from the power supply unit under rapidly dynamic circumstances. A current sense signal of a power line from the power supply unit is digitized.

System and energy aware program development

A program optimizer includes an energy tracking system, an energy monitoring system, and a code generation control system. The energy tracking system measures a pulse signal of a dc-dc converter that provides energy to a processor.
Texas Instruments Deutschland Gmbh

System and energy monitoring

A system and method for monitoring energy use in an electronic device. In one embodiment, an energy monitoring system includes a processor and an energy monitor module.
Texas Instruments Deutschland Gmbh

Real-time predictive systems for intelligent energy monitoring and management of electrical electrical power networks

A system for intelligent monitoring and management of an electrical system is disclosed. The system includes a data acquisition component, a power analytics server and a client terminal.
Causam Energy, Inc.

Advanced energy monitoring and control in a complex system

A system includes a plurality of smart outlets and a backend system in wireless communication with the smart outlets. The smart outlets are configured to provide electrical power from an electrical system to respective power loads, and configured to measure power consumption characteristics thereof the respective power loads.
The Boeing Company

Grid apportioning bimodal power module and method

A system for storage and communication of electrical power generated at local renewable energy generations sites, for subsequent communication to the local power grid is disclosed. Employing electrical energy monitors and storage, locally generated electrical power is always communicated to the local grid within threshold parameters for sale and payment.

Pulse laser and photoacoustic apparatus

A pulse laser includes a laser medium, a charge storage unit, a power source unit configured to supply an electrical charge to the charge storage unit, an excitation unit configured to cause irradiation of the laser medium with excitation light onto the laser medium by being supplied the electrical charge stored in the charge storage unit, a switching unit configured to repeatedly supply the charge stored in the charge storage unit to the excitation unit, an energy monitoring unit configured to monitor energy stored in the charge storage unit, and a control unit configured to prevent the switching unit from supplying the electrical charge stored in the charge storage unit to the excitation unit when the energy monitored by the energy monitoring unit is larger than a threshold.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Metabolic energy monitoring system

A metabolic energy monitoring system having one or more physiological measurement platforms and displays enabling the calculation and display of energy balance, kilocalorie energy expenditure and kilocalorie intake is described. In preferred embodiments, the system utilizes one or more on-body monitoring platforms to enable measurement of change in body composition and kilocalorie energy expenditure over a period of time thereby enabling a comparator to calculate net energy balance over this period of time and to calculate kilocalorie intake over this same period of time.

System, computing, monitoring, measuring, optimizing and allocating power and energy for a rod pumping system

A system and method for correcting energy consumption for a set of loads in an oil and gas field lease includes a network, a network server connected to the network, a set of energy monitoring devices connected to the network, the set of loads connected to the set of energy monitoring devices, an electricity meter connected to the set of loads and the set of energy monitoring devices, a power supply connected to the electricity meter, and an electricity utility company connected to the network and to the power supply. The method includes the steps of receiving an electricity meter reading, receiving an amount of energy consumed by each load, receiving an amount of energy generated by each load, and determining a correct net energy consumption for each load of the set of loads from the electricity meter reading, the amount of energy consumed, and the amount of energy generated..

Energy tracking system

A system for tracking energy use in a electronic circuit. In one embodiment, an energy tracking system includes pulse timing logic and reporting logic.

Intelligent building automation node

Apparatuses and methods for use in connection with a building automation system (bas) are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises an intelligent power node comprising a java-enabled device and serial communication cable that provide a seamless open protocol and aggregation point to broadcast internet protocol communications.

Renewable energy monitoring system

We describe a solar photovoltaic monitoring system for monitoring and controlling a solar photovoltaic inverter, comprising: a wireless transceiver coupled to a solar photovoltaic inverter, the inverter comprising a device monitor for monitoring and controlling the inverter, wherein the monitoring comprises generating monitoring data defining a status of the system and transmitting the data using the transceiver coupled to the inverter; a wireless repeater for receiving data from the inverter and retransmitting the data; a transceiver coupled to a gateway capable of communicating the retransmitted data received to a monitoring station, the gateway transmitting control data received from the monitoring station; wherein the repeater receives control data from the gateway and retransmits data to the inverter; and wherein the controlling in the inverter comprises receiving the retransmitted control data from the transceiver coupled to the inverter and controlling the inverter dependent on the data.. .

Automated fault detection and diagnostics in a building management system

Systems and methods for building automation system management are shown and described. The systems and methods relate to fault detection via abnormal energy monitoring and detection.

System and monitoring an electrical network

An energy monitoring system which in preferred embodiments employs at least one nodal junction receiving and creating data by analog to digital conversion from a plurality of local node sensors. Data accumulated by the nodal junction is used for analysis of wave patterns to detect anomalies in the local electrical network and/or loads connected to the local electrical network.

Laser pulse energy control systems and methods

Systems and methods provide laser pulse energy control and/or monitoring. An example laser processing apparatus includes a laser system to generate a beam of laser pulses and a pulse energy control system to adjust the pulse energy of each laser pulse in the beam on a pulse-by-pulse basis.

Remote device control and energy monitoring by analyzing and applying rules

Techniques are described for providing remote device (e.g., thermostat, lighting, appliance, etc.) control and/or energy monitoring. A system monitors sensor data captured by one or more sensors that sense attributes relevant to user presence at one or more monitored properties and status of one or more energy consuming devices associated with the one or more monitored properties.

Energy monitoring system and method

A portable energy monitoring point includes at least one power plug receptacle, each power plug receptacle operably coupled to a separate integral power sensor circuit. Each integral power sensor circuit is configured to determine an electrical current drawn by an electrical load connected to the corresponding at least one power plug receptacle.

Energy monitoring device

A device and method are provided for monitoring voltage and current in a continuous conductor. A current sensor is configured to sense current in the continuous conductor.

Micro-architectural energy monitor event-assisted temperature sensing

Methods and apparatus relating to micro-architectural energy monitor event-assisted temperature sensing are described. In one embodiment, at least one of a plurality of slices of a computational logic or at least one of a plurality of sub-slices of the computational logic are powered down or powered up based on a comparison of a temperature value, that is determined based on one or more micro-architectural events, and a threshold value.

Method and server for monitoring energy source

A method for monitoring energy source by a server receives a service request transmitted by a user terminal, requesting to gather statistics of an energy usage situation of a monitor object corresponding to an energy sensor. The server obtains energy input quantity and energy output quantity of the monitor object detected by the energy sensor according to the service request.

Method and apparatus of sensing and indicating an open current transformer secondary

An energy monitoring system for a power conductor includes a base unit; a sensor cable; and a current transformer electrically connected to the base unit by the sensor cable. The current transformer includes a secondary winding inductively coupled to the power conductor and a clamping circuit electrically connected in parallel with the secondary winding.

Method and apparatus of locating current sensors

An energy monitoring system for a power conductor includes a base unit; a sensor cable; and a current sensor electrically connected to the base unit by the sensor cable. The base unit includes a first indicator circuit having a first indicator.

Method and apparatus of identifying or locating current sensors

An energy monitoring system for a power conductor includes a base unit, a sensor cable, and a current sensor. The base unit includes a first indicator circuit and a first resistance electrically connected to a voltage source.



Energy Monitor topics:
  • Energy Monitor
  • Smart Grid
  • Thermostat
  • Appliances
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Control Function
  • Renewable Energy
  • Remote Control
  • Device Control
  • Electric Drive
  • Control Unit
  • Carrier Signal
  • Demand Response
  • Concentrator
  • Electrical Device


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