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Seth Frader Thompson, Stephan von Muehlen, Thomas Kennedy: System and method for home energy monitor and control. EnergyHub, Amin Turocy & Watson, March 31, 2015: US08996188 (151 worldwide citation)

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. The power usage of the p ...


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Tomer D Tamarkin, Robert S Block, Phillip M Fine: Integrated metrology systems and information and control apparatus for interaction with integrated metrology systems. USCL Corporation, Baker Botts L, May 27, 2008: US07379791 (145 worldwide citation)

A system is disposed at a location of a utility commodity subscriber for informing the subscriber of and controlling utility commodity usage. The system includes utility meters, an information and control apparatus, and a first and second data communication link. The meters measure usage and and gen ...


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Karl L Reinke Jr: Energy monitor. K Reinke Jr & Company, Wood Phillips Mason Recktenwald & Vansanten, May 8, 1990: US04924404 (96 worldwide citation)

An energy monitor for monitoring energy consumed by each of a plurality of energy consuming devices is disclosed. The energy monitor comprises a processor, a memory, means for storing energy usage rate data in the memory, the energy usage rate data representing a rate of energy consumed by each of t ...


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Nirwan Ansari, Chun Hao Lo: Alleviating solar energy congestion in the distribution grid via smart metering communications. NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Turk IP Law, January 26, 2016: US09246334 (73 worldwide citation)

Technologies are generally described for alleviating solar power congestion in a distribution grid via smart metering communications. According to some examples, a power network system supervised by utility operators may monitor and control grid-tied power generation modules associated with consumer ...


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Geoffrey David Vincent Salter: Utility monitoring device, system and method. Aztech Associates, Nixon Peabody, October 27, 2015: US09171458 (73 worldwide citation)

A monitoring device, system and method are provided for in-home/on-premises monitoring of usage of utilities, such as electricity and other services. The monitoring device receives information from a smart meter, and displays usage through a display, illuminating an area using a color indicative of ...


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Miguel Sosa Quintana, Eusebio Bautista Vizcaino: Autonomous pulse reading and recording system. Union Electrica de Canarias, Darby & Darby, December 14, 1993: US05270704 (64 worldwide citation)

An autonomous pulse reading and recording system is aimed at expediting centralised reading of meters generating or sending out pulses, likewise expediting consumption billing. The system is specifically useful for water, gas or electricity meters, but can likewise be used for telephone or telex met ...


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TAMARKIN TOMER D, BLOCK ROBERT S, FINE PHILLIP M: [fr] Système integrée de mesures et dispositif dinformation et de controle permettant des interactions avec le système integré de mesures, [de] Integriertes Vermessungssystem und Informations- und kontrollvorrichtung zur Interaktion mit integrierten Vermessungssystemen, [en] Integrated metrology system and information and control apparatus for interaction with integrated metrology systems. USCL, March 30, 2011: EP2302326-A1 (61 worldwide citation)

[en] A system is disposed at a location of a utility commodity subscriber for informing the subscriber of utility commodity cost and usage and for controlling utility commodity usage. The system includes one or more utility meters, an information and control apparatus, a first data communication lin ...


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Stefan O Dick, Andrew J Robertson, Michelle B Martin: Irreversible humidity indicator cards. Sud Chemie, Scott R Cox, Joan L Simunic, March 2, 2004: US06698378 (16 worldwide citation)

An irreversible humidity indicator card comprising an intermediate carrier member containing one or more holes, a clear, water vapor permeable first outer layer secured to the first side of the carrier member, a deliquescent material contained within the holes in the carrier member, a dark colored, ...


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ELLIS Jason Lee, KAUFMAN Jeffrey Robert: [fr] DISPOSITIFS ET PROCÉDÉS DE RÉGULATION DUNE RESSOURCE DYNAMIQUE PERSONNALISÉE, [en] CUSTOMIZABLE DYNAMIC RESOURCE REGULATING DEVICES AND METHODS. ELLIS Jason Lee, KAUFMAN Jeffrey Robert, QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, KATBAB Abdollah, February 21, 2013: WO/2013/025565 (15 worldwide citation)

[en] Devices and methods for regulating resource usage are described herein. In some aspects, devices and methods for customizable dynamic regulation of resource usage policies are provided. Techniques for identification and reconciliation of resource provider usage policies and custom usage policie ...


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DONALDSON JAMES, SURRALL SARAH, MATTHEWS ALEX, TRYGUBENKO SEMEN, MCCULLOCH MALCOLM: [en] Non-intrusive utility monitoring. INTELLIGENT SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, January 5, 2011: GB2471536-A (15 worldwide citation)

[en] A non-intrusive method of monitoring the use of a utility 10 (e.g. electricity, water, gas or oil) supplied to multiple appliances 12 and using the monitored value to detect the operation of and/or identify - an active appliance. The method comprises: receiving values representative of the tota ...