29 Aug '14, 7am

Get Ready for Smart Appliances

Get Ready for Smart Appliances

From a 2009 article inThe New York Times : “Someday utilities hope to use the [smart] meter to control consumption by major appliances like air conditioners.” Kevin Nolan, Vice President of Technology for GE Consumer, is quoted on the GE website as saying , “We believe with our Demand Response appliances, GE will help consumers significantly decrease power usage during peak demand periods, which will help the utilities reduce the need for more power generation and help consumers save on their energy bills.” From a smart grid website set up by the U.S. government: “A key element that allows all of the emerging Smart Grid technologies to function together is the interactive relationship between the grid operators, utilities, and you. Computerized controls in your home and appliances can be set up to respond to signals from your energy provider to minimize their energy use at...

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