Sunday, 26 April 2009

Google Powermeter

What Google is Doing

Google PowerMeter, now in prototype, will receive information from utility smart meters and energy management devices and provide anyone who signs up access to her home electricity consumption right on her iGoogle homepage. The graph below shows how someone could use this information to figure out how much energy is used by different household activites.

PowerMeter annotated graph
Analyze:
Get better information about how you use energy and what you can do to be more efficient.
Save:
Reduce your energy bills and carbon footprint by making smart decisions about your energy use.
Share:
Strike up a little friendly competition to see how your energy consumption compares to your friends and neighbors.

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