Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20110029461
Filing Date: July 30, 2010Priority Date: July 31, 2009
Inventors: David B. Hardin, JR.
Assignee(s): INVENSYS SYSTEMS INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 705, 705/412000
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The system of Claim 1, wherein the electrical power prices are transmitted periodically to residential consumers on one or more of a daily period, a four hourly period, an hourly period, a quarter hourly period, or a five minute period. Annotations(1)
Title Encyclopedia of energy engineering and technology, Volumes 2-3
Encyclopedia description of the architecture of the IntelliGrid published in 2007.
Patent/Application # 12/483,975
A method for balancing energy supply with energy demand between a plurality of energy consumers and one or more energy providers, comprising steps for:
* providing a statistical model of price-based energy demand characteristics of a plurality of energy consumers;
* periodically … determine optimal real-time energy pricing …;
* periodically reporting the real-time energy pricing to the energy consumers and the energy providers;
* delivering energy to one or more of the each energy consumers from one or more of the energy providers; and
* monitoring actual energy consumer energy usage over time ...
Patent/Application # 12/383,993
In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a system for managing energy, comprising a digital exchange with a communications interface adapted to allow connections from remote users over a data network, is disclosed. According to the embodiment, the digital exchange receives preferences from a plurality of exchange participants, and these preferences are used at least in part to create response profiles relevant to the participants, and at least some of the response profiles are aggregated into response packages with defined statistical properties.
Title The Electricity Journal
Dynamic pricing rates are designed to reduce energy demand at peak hours and enhance economic efficiency. California has deployed advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and by establishing criticalpeak pricing (CPP) rates as the default tariff for all nonresidential customer classes with AMI.